Category Archives: Computers

Matrix analysis inspired computer names

I always have trouble coming up with computer names.  Here are some I’ve been thinking about recently: Concepts resolvent recurrent good for an office? transient good for a ec2 vm? unitary singular deficient good for an old machine? People kyfan … Continue reading

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Software for my new windows 7 machine

Here is a list of software, free and paid, I installed in a new windows 7 pro install.

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Software things that irritate me

Text editors without built-in auto spell checkers.  This feature might have been derided by editors and others as superfluous; but it is an essential component for quick and professional communications.  That is, I want to know when I’ve misspelled a … Continue reading

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Where are the good new laptops?

The laptop market is a disaster at the moment. It seems to be heading in the right direction, but it’s taking it’s time. First, off, the right way of picking a laptop is by weight. Dell had a phenomenal laptop … Continue reading

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