Linux Posts

  • Quick Look at the Internet of Things 02/12/2016 gfadminInternet of things

    Last Spring while attending a technology conference, I noticed that one of the hot concepts being discussed was something called the Internet of Things (IoT). Wikipedia defines this as the network of physical objects—devices, vehicles, buildings and other items which are embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and network connectivity, which enables these objects to collect ...

  • Star Wars Battlefront Review 11/18/2015 patcheelyStar Wars Battlefront

    I played EA’s Star Wars Battlefront last night on a PS4 and here are a few initial thoughts.


    • The graphics powered by DICE’s Frostbite engine are phenomenal.
    • You can start off slow with training missions before jumping into the thick of multiplayer action.
    • Nice use of space without becoming too large and getting lost in maps.

    Next Thing in Memory Technology 07/29/2015 patcheelyMemory Image

    Yesterday Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc. announced 3D XPoint™ (pronounced cross-point)  technology, a non-volatile memory that has the potential to revolutionize any device, application or service that benefits from fast access to large sets of data. Now in production, 3D XPoint technology is a major breakthrough in memory process technology and the first new memory ...

  • The Next Disruptive Innovation? 07/17/2015 patcheelySelf Driving Car

    The race is on to bring a self-driving car to market. Google has been in the forefront of this technology since 2009.  Their project has logged over a million miles and their vehicles may currently be seen on the streets  of Mountain View, CA and Austin, TX.  So how long before self-driving cars are on a road near you?

  • Story of a PHP Journeyman 07/09/2015 patcheelyPHP Logo

    I’ve been using PHP since 2000 when the university I worked for transitioned their existing Oracle applications out onto the web. As a fledgling programmer with only minor experience with the C programming language, it took me awhile to get the hang of things. However, because PHP was so well documented it quickly became my ...