Gongol.com Archives: August 2014

Brian Gongol


August 7, 2014

Computers and the Internet The computer you could have gotten for $600 in 1978
4k of RAM and a cassette-tape recorder for data storage. In 2014, you could get two Asus Transformer tablets each with 1 Gb of RAM for that much, store 16 Gb, and still have $100 left over. Or you could get a Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone with 2 Gb of RAM and 16 Gb of storage. Put another way: The smartphone, for the same price, offers 500,000 times as much RAM.

The United States of America Interesting questions on the matter of military professionalism
We hope to recruit an officer corps full of bright, motivated people. Do we then want to hear what they think about political issues?

Humor and Good News On getting older
Reality checks for Generation X

Broadcasting Netflix teases another season of "Arrested Development" in the indeterminate future
Please, please, please

Humor and Good News Most people really are naturally good
(Video) Witness the effort by a group of people to rescue a man trapped by a train car

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