Positives and negatives

Positive news: My company has been selected to present at the Michigan GCS. This is in line with what we submitted to the 21st century fund a few months ago. Also, we received notes that 2 of our applications had passed compliance screening for this. The end game of this is to ramp up an […]


I have heard this argument come up again several times recently. Lots of folks out there from the enterprise storage realm still love their FC drives. The SCSI crowd like their units. Both handily disparage SATA as being inferior, poorly performing, or with higher failure rates. This is an interesting point. As far as I […]

In the limit, as N(cores) -> infinity …

So way back in the good old days, programming a single core CPU in a high performance manner was a challenge. Compilers promised much and delivered small fractions of maximum theoretical performance. To get nearly optimal performance, you had to hand code assembly language routines. You would never be able to achieve 100% utilization of […]

MEDC update

According to the MEDC site, 505 applications were turned in for mostly commercial efforts. 505… The mind boggles. Of those 505, 139 are commercialization. Another smattering are also commercial, though hidden. Call that 150 commercial ones. In all the previous competitions; the MLSC (Michigan Life Science Corridor), the MTTC (Michigan Tri Technology Corridor), the commercial […]