* Posts by Ardkin

6 publicly visible posts • joined 27 May 2008

Mobile networks are killing Wi-Fi for speed around the world


Re: Regional variations

Built a new house on established plot. Telco wanted 4000AUD to dig a new cable across the road to my kerb. I said f'dat, bought a 4G modem and never looked back...until I start sharing my bandwidth with that pesky high rise they're building over there, at least

How the FLAC do I tell MP3s from lossless audio?


Re: "Everything between sample points is lost"

"If it hasn't been lost then where has it gone"

It's been aliased so it's repeated at plus and minus the sampling frequency up to F=infinity


Re: "Everything between sample points is lost" (@the spectacularly refined chap)

It's not lost at all. It gets aliased. Sampling is just frequency mixing, ie., a multiplier, so you get the sum and difference of the two frequencies.

Why is USB 3 so slow?


Too Much Bandwidth?

@People comparing Linux/Windows

Ok, I really don't get a stiffy at windows or Linux. All I know is we're currently developing a high bandwidth (>200Mbytes/sec) USB3.0 Isochronous device. Windows 7 says "I'm sorry, that's too much data for me to cope with" and Linux says "bring it on baby" when I plug it in.

Problem is our market share is crippled supporting Linux only.

Linux-Lego man trumpets OSH revolution



"And these should work just like software mashups, so you have pieces and parts with standardized interfaces. "

Wow, what a revolutionary idea. Someone should tell Sony

International copyright talks seek BitTorrent-killer laws



To all the anti-copyright people - get off your fat arses and go through the process of creating something. Make some cash out of it and then tell me you're against copyright laws.

If you lack any perceivable talent then just stop whinging and buy the CD - they're cheap as chips and no-one will ever stop you making backups to your heart's content.