Trance

Ali Saif describes a state of mind, which has been predominant in my life, so well in The Plunge and Surface: “The sharp awareness of the present-moment and spontaneity of emotional response is lost, made sluggish rather. I often find I smile at something a microsecond too late and then remain smiling while others have […]

The History of Many-core

When looking for a good reference to back the “many-core problem” assertion in my Master’s thesis, this the best I could find as a prime source. Multicore: Fallout of a¬†Hardware Revolution holds an excellent description of the reasons behind the shift from increasing clock speeds to multiplying the numbers of cores in modern CPUs. In […]