Daily Archives: November 27, 2013

Healthcare.gov Scales At Last

I thought it strange that HealthCare.gov was released into the wild and promptly fell flat even though a few people were able to sign up. That indicates scalability problems rather than faults in algorithms and data-structures. “HealthCare.gov was originally planned … Continue reading

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The World According to StatCounter

As much as I believe StatCounter’s data is biased in various ways, it is interesting to see how the shares of page-views change over time. Within an order of magnitude, they do describe reality. Further, we can combine M$’s public … Continue reading

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HP Perfects the All-in-One PC And It Runs Android/Linux

Need a 21-inch monitor? How about a PC bundled with that including Android/Linux for $400? “The screen is the Slate 21’s strong-point. A 21.5-inch, 1920 x 1080 IPS LCD affair, it’s bright enough for indoor use. It’s sharp, colourful and … Continue reading

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Monopoly of Client PC Market Died in 2013

I hate to beat an old drum but, according to Canalys, “The worldwide client PC market grew 18% in Q3 2013, despite desktop and notebook shipments continuing to decline. Tablet PC shipments accounted for 40% of PC shipments in Q3 … Continue reading

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