andrewducker + performance   31

Can't get rid of your memories? Call Death Bear
A fantastic piece of therapy and performance art rolled into one.
death  loss  catharsis  emotions  art  memory  performance 
march 2010 by andrewducker
Turns x264 into a low latency video streaming protocol
Absolutely fascinating look inside some recent changes. Some nifty stuff there.
network  performance  technology  video  web  x264 
january 2010 by andrewducker
An Engineer's Guide to Bandwidth
More accurately - to what constrains the speed you get your data over the internet.
bandwidth  performance  network  networking  optimization  internet  tcp  http  latency 
october 2009 by andrewducker
Overthinking 'disrupts golf putt'
Doesn't surprise me. I found that ceasing conscious thought helped with bowling too!
psychology  performance  sport 
january 2009 by andrewducker
Unusual disk latency
I think it's because they're scared. If you're a geek then you should take a look at this 2 minute video.
funny  performance  video  storage 
january 2009 by andrewducker
Scaling memcached at Facebook
If you've ever wondered what the problems a massive site runs into are like, here's a good place to educate yourself.
memory  linux  networking  performance  scalability  memcached 
december 2008 by andrewducker
What Your Computer Does While You Wait
To put this into perspective, reading from L1 cache is like grabbing a piece of paper from your desk (3 seconds), L2 cache is picking up a book from a nearby shelf (14 seconds), and main system memory is taking a 4-minute walk down the hall to buy a Twix bar.
technology  speed  optimization  memory  performance  computers 
december 2008 by andrewducker
Can You Run It?
Tell it what game you want to play, and it will check your computer's specs against its database and tell you how it stacks up.
games  hardware  gaming  benchmark  performance  computers 
february 2008 by andrewducker

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