Storj, The “Sharing” Economy and Why It Matters

Post by Maxime Rousseau

All, cloud, computer, computing, distributed, network, networking, resilio, storage, storj, synthing

The sharing economy is a buzzword which has gained enormous traction despite the fact that it remains misunderstood, in my opinion. The luddite politicians who have been vocal against it on the grounds that it’s a dishonest loophole for escaping regulatory frameworks have it obviously wrong, but I feel…

Intel X-25M (Gen 2): The Single Best Upgrade for your PC

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Let's face it, storage is probably the computer component with the least sex-appeal. When building a computer, consumers usually put the latest multi-core processors, monster video cards and screaming fast memory at the top of the list, while the hard-drive is considered last. As long as it holds my data,…

D-Link DNS-323: The Everyman's NAS

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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As an in-store technician for a big box retail, I am shocked by how little people are aware of the evanescence of computer storage. Countless times I have seen customers come back with defective hard drives in their 6 month old laptop and be dumbfounded when they are told that…