12 Dec 18
The Polish Bug

I like drawing since my childhood. Since then, I also like myhtology. And laboratories. Precisely, I like what is arround me. I feel somekind of a primeval curiosity which forces me – often against countless contradictions – to constantly study new things. However, especially nowodays, learning about nature is so complicated! How to remember all […]

08 Dec 18

The first thing to know about this hobby is that it’s all a dick measuring contest. One of the countless and silly ways in which people try to gain some bragging rights is by how many fans they can squeeze into their PC. Back when I was taking some networking classes in 2012, I remember […]

03 Dec 18

  “There is not a particle of life which does not bear poetry within it.” Gustave Flaubert CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks ABOUT PLACE JOURNAL, a literary journal of the Black Earth Institute dedicated to re-forging the links between art and spirit, will open a call for submissions of poetry, essays, creative nonfiction and artwork […]

02 Dec 18


skippyisheretostay: great things to do in Britain that won’t cost you a penny Part 1- Munro bagging In 1891, the sometime politician Sir Hugh Munro published a list of all the Scottish mountains and ‘tops’ of 3,000ft or more, from Ben Nevis (4,411ft) down; he’d climbed all but three of the 538 tops when he […]

21 Nov 18
Want to build or upgrade a PC? Or do you want to help a loved one build or upgrade their rig? Well, right now is a great time to get a CPU. You’re gonna get a lot of bang for your buck on the low end, and on the high-end … well, I hope you like cores. This is part of our gaming PC building guide series. Here’s why you should build a PC right now. For more part guides, click here. We’re also going to choose some motherboards and CPU coolers that you should pick up along with these chips. Let’s do this thing. Top of the line Core i9-9900K with NZXT Kraken X72 cooler and MSI MEG Z390 Godlike i9-9900K: $570+ (if you can find it) NZXT Kraken X72: $180 MSI MEG Z390 Godlike: $600 Why it’s great The i9-9900K is hyper fast in both gaming and productivity. It is also excellent at handling both livestreaming and recording at the same time. It does run hot, which is why I would pair it with a capable cooler like the NZXT X72. And it makes no sense to buy an expensive, powerful CPU and to skimp out on the motherboard. The Godlike from MSI will give you all of the overclocking capabilities you need to get the most from this chip. Top of the line (realistic edit) Core i9-9700K with Corsair H100i V2 and Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Master i9-9700: $410 Corsair H100i v2: $95 Gigabyte Aorus Z390 Master: $240 Why it’s great The 9700K is a lot like the i9-9900K. It just drops the hyperthreading. This makes it significantly less capable in productivity applications, but it’s just as much of a monster in gaming. It also can run warm, so the Corsair H100i V2 is a great way to keep it cool — although you could go with a high-end air cooler as well. Finally, you can get excellent overclocking performance out of the latest Aorus boards from Gigabyte. High-end bang for your buck Ryzen 7 2700X with MSI B450-A Pro 2700X: $310 MSI B450-A Pro: $60 Why it’s great Right now, if you want excellent all-around performance for a reasonable price, you can’t beat what AMD is doing with its Ryzen chips. The Ryzen 7 2700X is an 8-core beast that lags behind Intel’s gaming performance but makes up for it in productivity. And you probably won’t notice the difference in gaming in most circumstances. The 2700X also comes with an excellent cooler of its own. If you want to overclock, I’d recommend the Noctua NH-D15. The MSI B450-A Pro is a solid board that will handle the 2700X well. Again, if you want to overclock, I’d go with the upgrade to an Asus ROG Strix X470-F Gaming. But if we’re trying to get our best value, stick with the stock cooler and a B450 mobo. Best bang for your buck Core i5-8400 with Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo and MSI B360-A Pro i5-8400: $220 Cooler Master Hyper 212 Evo: $20 MSI B360-A Pro: $70 If you are focused on gaming, I don’t think you need much more than Intel’s Core i5-8400. It is an excellent CPU that will deliver great performance across any game, especially when paired with a powerful GPU. You can also get it, the quiet and effective Hyper 212 Evo, and a great motherboard for the same price as a 2700X. If I were to build a PC for a cost-conscious gamer who wants a system that is going to last for the next four-to-five years, I’d likely go with the i5-8400.
20 Nov 18
Inc42 Media

Chennai-headquartered Internet of Things (IoT) startup DeTect Technologies has raised $3.3 Mn in Series A funding from SAIF Partners, Bharat Innovation Fund, Axilor Ventures, BlueHill Capital Pvt Ltd, and a few angels from the Keiretsu Forum. Bharat Innovation Fund is an early stage deep tech fund affiliated with CIIE (The Centre for Innovation, Incubation and […]

20 Nov 18
Trish Hopkinson

Noctua Review is the annual art and literary magazine produced by the Southern Connecticut State University MFA program. It was the brain child of Graduate Student (now Professor) Lois Lake Church and launched its inaugural issue in 2008. They don’t have a theme this year; instead, they are asking for writers to send their best fiction, poetry, […]

18 Nov 18
Algebra Of Owls

  Hungry for salt, blood, and grain alcohol, the whole clan crowds around the fire, their faces obscured by smoke. Sausage casings filled with flesh sizzle now and then and split open, sounding like far-off detonations. The fold-up furniture and grill on wheels suggest we may be breaking camp as soon as we finish eating. […]

15 Nov 18
Callum Forster

This blog showcases the various images used for the final animation that was produced on Adobe Animate. Updated Animation Sequence; First section will comprise of two planes cut in half. The bigger piece of the plane turns to switch on Fan. There will be no fan beforehand spinning the frame piece comprised of halved planes. […]

12 Nov 18
Daybreak Over the Ocean

A pesar de que ya hace algo más de dos meses desde que el blog de Noctua Nival me nominó para contestar a sus preguntas de estos Liebster Award, no me gustaría dejar pasar la oportunidad para contestarlas de la mejor manera posible, y de paso recomendar su blog que tanto me gusta. Las preguntas: ¿En […]

11 Nov 18

Setelah beberapa tahun platform ITX selalu di dominasi oleh Intel, keluarlah AMD Ryzen dan membuat para vendor motherboard memikirkan AMD Ryzen dalam bentuk ITX. Pada ryzen gen1 sudah banyak motherboard dengan form ITX, dan begitupun pada Zen gen2 ini dengan chipset baru B450 dan X470 sudah banyak motherboard dengan form mini ITX yang release. Kali […]

08 Nov 18
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The CPU Cooler’s one and only function is to keep temperatures as low as possible. In this article, we will only talk about air coolers, since liquid and AIO coolers are not worth it for the price. There are a few things to consider when picking a CPU cooler, not just its ability to keep […]