Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin (and many other cryptocurrencies) have been making headlines lately.  Their prices seem to be going through the roof.  Some people even claim that they are long-term ‘investments’.  What’s really going on?  Should you buy some? To start the ball rolling let me first say that I do not own any Bitcoin.  I do not […]

The Future of OS X

My general-purpose desktop computer is a 27″ iMac.  It’s a beauty with 2.93GHz Core-i7 processor, 16GB of memory and 730GB of SSD storage (250/480).  As far as hardware is concerned, it is virtually perfect. I was running OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard on the machine for quite a long time.  I didn’t upgrade to 10.7 […]