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Explains how Huffman code works, how it’s used for compressed files, and how other techniques including LZ, LZW and LZFSE differ.
Applying his soft pastels to vellum, his paintings are hyper-realist in their fine detail. He was also an eccentric, living mostly in Turkish dress, and a renowned painter of portraits.
Storage has to be reliable, efficient and resilient. However, efficiency and resilience oppose one another. What’s the best solution? New file formats, CRC in the file system, or what?
More fine views of Saint-Tropez, including a young woman supposedly dying of TB, an industrial Paris cityscape, and an anarchist worker.
How the E and P cores in an M1 Max chip cope with the heavy system workload after login, but still give the user the scope to run apps immediately.
Pastellist like Rosalba Carriera led the way in making marks to create the illusion of finely detailed fabrics. This contrasts with smooth and detailed faces.
With the right enclosure, a Samsung 980 PRO NVMe SSD delivers transfer speeds of around 2.8 GB/s. Does that make booting from it any faster, compared with an SSD at half the speed?
In some populations, as many as one in ten men has significant colour vision deficiency. What effect does that have on how they perceive paintings?
You might be lucky and solve it by inspiration. When that fails, fall back on a careful, thorough and systematic approach as explained here.
Following last week’s updates, I have now completed updating my databases and listings of current Mac firmware for […]