It has been almost 6 months now and I am still waiting for the second peer-review report to come in for my next book (this one is on the future of television).
Things usually unfold faster than this, even in the slow-paced world of scholarly publishing.
I hope the tardy second reviewer gets his or hers work done soon so I can make any changes to the manuscript during these slower summer months.
At this rate the book will be available in Fall 2013.
Just bought a Plextor M5S and will be throwing it into my development rig later today (since it's 4 am on Sunday). I'll take a read performance hit (huge one) since my dev rig only has a P5Q with SATA 3/Gb ports (just like my Samsung 840 took a read hit in my laptop). I should still manage to pull a 25 second or so boot time out of it using Windows 7 Professional 64-bit.
I decided to pick a different brand and a different controller SSD. That means I have: Kingston (Sandforce),
So I spent a portion of my tax return on...MOAR SSDs! That's right, I think I'm done buying HDDs for the most part. I still will for the sheer storage, but any critical data I need will start migrating over to a SSD once I can afford to replace my files hard drives (later). Right now, boot drives and extra applications drives is my focus.
I was going to plop down $300 on the Western Digital 4 TB Black. Not bad considering it surpasses the first-gen SSDs in a few areas (nothing
Updated 04-30-2013 at 01:59 PM by Acreo Aeneas
I went to Canada's National War Museum today with my father. He told old war stories as we walked by pieces of equipment he worked with during his military service.
Here he is standing in front of a Sherman tank. He used to work on their communications systems.