Learning Python

After scanning through the archive Python articles at Clark’s Tech Blog I noticed a link to MIT’s MIT 6.00 Intro to Computer Science & Programming, Fall 2008 This subject is aimed at students with little or no programming experience. It aims to provide students with an understanding of the role computation can play in solving […]

Ripping CD’s

I have just finished ripping these my CD collection, into Apple lossless audio files. Now I will never need to rip my music again because unlike MP3 or AAC files there is no compression, so converting from Apple lossless to another future lossless format means no audio quality is lost. Converting to Apple lossless has […]

OpenCL

After installing Snow Leopard on my Macbook I was excited to see if I could use OpenCL. OpenCL is a technology to use your graphics card to do tasks that are traditionally done by the CPU The most common example given is encoding videos. A video card, a GPU is substantially faster for some tasks. […]