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Simmer down, now.

A Better Activity Metric

Using CPU utilization to measure overall CPU activity is like trying to infer how far a car has traveled by looking at the speedometer instead of the odometer. Continue reading

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Most of the time, I just proceed straight to asking my computer to do stuff for me. Sometimes, especially when I don’t yet know what stuff I want, I will instead start by asking my computer not to do stuff, … Continue reading

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