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Manic Miner and Storage Resource Management

I tried a bit of nostalgia the other day. From a “freebie” CD-ROM I installed a games emulator for the ZX Spectrum, a personal computer that was hugely popular in the ’80s. The game I installed was called Manic Miner, one of the original platform games. At the time (1983) it was a classic and (shamefully) I even hacked the ... Read More »

Tower of Tera

Lots of talk today about the 1 terabyte drive from Hitachi. In fact the drive is more likely to be about 931GB based on the dubious practice of using decimal 1000’s rather than binary (whilst we’re on that subject, the concept of decimal versus binary does annoy me – what with that and overhead, on some of the AMS’s I’ve ... Read More »