Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sapphire Nitro Radeon RX470

About a month and half ago I purchased a RX470 and I want to write my experience with the card so far. I am not happy. Originally I wanted to have a nVidia GTX 970. But the RX470 had 8GB RAM instead of 4GB and, more interestingly, the double precision float operations should be significantly… Read More »

StarParty Pfalzen/Falzes

Yesterday I have been an invited speaker at the Star Party 2018 in Pfalzen/Falzes in South Tyrol Italy. I use this post to thank my former teacher Christof Wiedemair for the invitation. For me it has been a confidence boost - the audience was engaged and interested, like this it's fun to give a talk!… Read More »

The joy of multicore processors

I recently came back from an amazing trip to Iceland. Had a glorious time there - it was an outstanding adventure! After this trip I had to convert 3200 photos from RAW to JPEG. Turns out, that usually it takes something like 15 seconds for my computer to process 1 file. 3200 * 15 is… Read More »