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    Mac Apps Crash Constantly

    I find it sad that so many Mac users think they are above getting a virus or malware. As (formerly) an Oxford University IT officer I used to see two or three a term. Not many in the grand scheme of things but they do exist. There is now no excuse for not having one as companies like Sophos...
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    Superscalar CPUs and Quantum computing

    I think two issues are being conflated here... Firstly "serial" and "parallel" processing, and; Secondly "quantum computers". When I was a boy, (and yes, we did have electricity...) parallel processing was the great white hope because the rate at which instructions could be executed by a...