Dave

How to Store Data in Outer Space

Computer devices and phones used in outer space or outside the planet earth require some modification. These devices must be designed to withstand extreme space conditions and to operate in a near-absolute vacuum. Similarly, storing data in space requires specific devices such as magnetic tapes and solid state disks (SSDs). The challenge with magnetic tapes …

How to Store Data in Outer Space Read More »

The Opportunity Marathon – 42 KM and 11 years in a timelapse of 8 minutes

To celebrate the work of the Opportunity rover on Mars, NASA has released an 8-minute time-lapse video of the 42 kilometres travelled in 11 years.         Eight breathtaking minutes with the photos taken by the hazcam on the left side and the map of the winding route followed by the small rover on the right.  The audio …

The Opportunity Marathon – 42 KM and 11 years in a timelapse of 8 minutes Read More »

What are symbolic links between folders and how to use them to increase space on your OS HDD

When we install a large program on Windows, links are created in the registry that help keep track of the real location of the executable files.  For this reason, if we move a program to a secondary partition, it will stop working (the links will stop running).    How do you ensure the continuity of …

What are symbolic links between folders and how to use them to increase space on your OS HDD Read More »

Share on Social Media
Scroll to Top