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BOINC is an open-source volunteer oriented distributed computing grid. It’s free, and harnesses the unused clock cycles from processors and graphics cards to attempt to cure cancer/AIDS/Ebola, map the Milky Way galaxy, fold proteins, search for extraterrestrial life, and others.

Elevator Music While Copying (Windows)

credit: Rafiq PhillipsHave you ever sat there… just waiting for a file to download or a file to copy to another location thinking to yourself: “Man, this is boring!”? Well, I found this neat utility today that has you covered! It’s called Instant Elevator Music. It is tiny, and doesn’t do much, but man, […]

Windows Backup Strategy

Backing up your data is important. Here is an automated solution to make sure your data is backed up. […]

Aperture – It Pwns You! (Part 2)

Taken March 2007 with a normal point and shoot!

Now, the secret to getting great pictures, as I was saying before, is aperture. To get very great pictures, you want to control your DOF (Depth Of Field) for each situation as it arises. To choose the correct DOF, the easiest thing is to just […]

Aperture – It Pwns You! (Part 1)

credit: stormwarning.Want to know the secret to me getting all the awesome pictures I get? Aperture! According to Google, aperture is a device that controls the amount of light admitted, which basically means how big of a hole is made to allow light into your camera. Owning my Nikon 35mm f/1.8G lens was (besides […]