Tag Archive for "computers"

Y2K38: The New Y2K

January 16th, 2008 by Andrew

Remember the Y2K scare? Everyone was afraid the world would end when clocks changed over to January 1st, 2000. Why? Because many antiquated computer systems were never programmed with knowledge of the year 2000. The values for years on these systems were stored as only two numbers. So 76 meant 1976, and 00 meant 1900. […]

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AMWhalen.com Has Been Upgraded

July 3rd, 2005 by Andrew

The old 700MHz server with 256MB of RAM is a thing of the past. AMWhalen.com and all pages therein are now being hosted on a 1.8GHz P4 machine with 784MB of RAM. To put this into different terms, this upgrade has literally tripled the RAM, and increased the CPU speed by a factor of about […]

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Specs Of My Computers

October 14th, 2004 by Andrew

I’ve made a part of this site where you can see all the computers I have. It has their specs, and even pictures. It’s more of a reference for myself (like a lot of the stuff on this site), but you may enjoy looking at it. That will be up soon, and I’ll leave another […]

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New Computer Gallery

September 7th, 2004 by Andrew

While building my new computer, I decided to take pictures to chronical the process. So, there’s a gallery dedicated to my new computer, which is named Accaunnor. I’ll be posting about the whole procedure and about the specs at some other time. You can get to it through the gallery button up top, or by […]

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The funny prices of old computers

August 10th, 2004 by Andrew

So I was reading slashdot one day, and I discovered an article about old computer prices. It’s great to read old computer stuff like this, and see how 3MB used to be great for a hard drive size, and a 2mhz processor was “blazing fast”. What interested me the most though, was one of the […]

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