the Andrew Bailey

a former Buckeye trying to figure things out

State of the Videogame Industry, June 2014

A while ago, I was on a podcast talking about E3. I talked about all the big publishers announcing their games. Lately, I have realized that the videogame industry is decadent. As a note, it seems that many people don't know what that word means. Decadent means decaying.

Speed Is Money, or Why I Support Net Neutrality

Many people who support Net Neutrality do so because of public advocacy. I mean, who can be against having an internet that treats everyone equally? You're reading this right now, so something everything must have worked.

Chip's Challenge

I've finally managed to start turning on Twentieth Century. I was able to back it up, so if anything happens, it should be a little easier to restore.

Improved Backups and Backup Tips

As you know, I'm a vehement supporter of International Backup Awareness Day. You can just listen to my podcast and tell. When the new version of Ubuntu came out last month, I decided to change a bunch of things.

Registers of the ARM CPU Architecture

Advanced RISC Machine CPUs, or ARM, have taken over the world in the past 10 years. Although this architecture has been around since the 1980s, it's only with the proliferation of cellphones and their monthly replacement cycles that they have outnumbered everything else. Up until then, they were mostly found in low power applications, like microcontrollers. I find it strange that the same CPU architecture can power some people's most loved and most hated CPUs.