Gamers Becoming Dads

How does an active gamer share a common interest with their child and at the same time help them prioritize what is important? Recently, I’ve run into the problem that my son is excited to play his XBOX, XBOX ONE, PS3 and now PC games (on a PC I made […]

Digital Detox: Take a Break on Vacation

Let’s just be honest up front and say, “You have a problem.” I’m not sure any one of us may be able to look back now and wonder when it started. One thing is for sure though, we are all tethered by technology in one way or another. For some […]

Exploring the PCIe Bus Routes

As is evident from the Cirrascale web page, we do a lot business with customers making use of GPU Compute (or other computational accelerators, such as the Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor).  While a few of our customers have workloads that are embarrassingly parallel, most applications require some sort of intercommunication […]

Do You Really Get What You Pay For, or is Perception Reality?

I went to a networking event a few weeks ago and ran into an old colleague from a previous company. This guy was impeccably dressed, like he could have been one of Vic the tailor’s regulars. I couldn’t help noticing he didn’t order any of the drink or food specials. […]

The Frustrating Absence of Technology

“You know, they’re pretty old school.” What? I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. All I wanted to do was type in a link or phrase into Google (like I normally do) and get the information I wanted. Instead, I couldn’t find anything. It was one of the first times […]

Crowdfunding: Out of Control or Just Getting Started?

By now, if you visit social media sites, I’m sure you have heard of “Crowdfunding”. It isn’t a new concept, and in fact, it has been around for some time now. According to our friends over at Wikipedia (hey guys!), Crowdfunding derives from Crowdsourcing and was first utilized way back […]

Tech Gifts for Father’s Day

You’d be surprised at how many bloggers write about Father’s Day Tech Gift ideas. Just Google it… it would LITERALLY surprise you. So why would I be writing about something that is “played out” already? Because the high-tech gift ideas I see are something that my Dad could care less […]