Monthly Archives: February 2011

Introduction to Redis – Redis

Redis is an open source, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets. You can run atomic operations on these types, like appending to … Continue reading

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Typography in 8 bits: System fonts » DamienG

My love of typography originated in the 80′s with the golden years of 8-bit home computing and their 8×8 pixel monospaced fonts on low-resolution displays.It’s quite easy to find bitmap copies of these fonts and also scalable traced TTF versions … Continue reading

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Inside the Linux scheduler

Inside the Linux scheduler.

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The utter futility of scratch card games online with the UK National Lottery | John Graham-Cumming

The utter futility of scratch card games online with the UK National Lottery

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Shell Grotto – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Shell Grotto is an ornate subterranean passageway in Margate, Kent. Almost all the surface area of the walls and roof is covered in mosaics created entirely of seashells, totalling about 2,000 square feet 190 m2 of mosaic, or 4.6 … Continue reading

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Apex predator

Apex predators also known as alpha, super-, top-level predators or top predators are predators that have no predators of their own, residing at the top of their food chain.[3] Apex predator species are often at the top of long food … Continue reading

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