How faster could a dedicated chip do sequential squaring modulo operations to break a time crypto capsule?
I'm facing a very real problem and, sadly, I cannot find the answer on my own: I'm hitting my limit as a programmer because my hardware knowledge is not sufficiently advanced at all. It's an issue ...
I'm no computer scientist so please bear with me. Lately I wrote a python program that has to perform some expensive spatial searches while holding lot's of data in memory. I tried to improve the ...
After searching on the internet for performance improvements when using Visual Studio 2010 with a solid state hard drive, I heard a lot of different opinions. A lot of people said that there isn't ...
At work, I was given a reasonably-spec'ed machine (dual quad 2GHz, 4GB RAM, 160GB 7200RPM drive, Win7), but it was lacking in a few places (HDD / RAM). The IT staff was OK with me replacing hardware ...
Inspired by a question from SO: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6623391/how-to-gain-control-of-a-5gb-heap-in-haskell It can be a long debate about FP's numerous advantages and disadvantages, but ...
I'm tired of how luggish my developments PC is. It's Core2 Duo, 2GB RAM, Seagate ST3500320AS HDD - not the top model, but quite a decent one. Typically I open several copies of Visual Studio 2008, ...