GPU Accelerated Tensorflow with AMD Southern Islands (GCN 1.1) Cards

Machine learning is, apparently, increasingly becoming part of University curricula, and this is how I found myself faced with the requirement of running Tensorflow. However, if you’re on a budget, which will often be the case if you’re a student, you might find yourself trying to run demanding software on older hardware. My PC still […]

The best file manager for Linux: The search for proper sorting

Ever since switching permanently to Linux, Ubuntu specifically, I have felt like something was missing from the experience. Unlike some of the criticism launched at linux distributions based on feelings, this was a measurable fact. There was something actually missing from Linux: A file manager of the same quality as the one on Windows. One […]

The line between security and paranoia: On trust and the place of Yubikeys

While the About Me page mentions that this blog does not have a posting schedule, I must say, I have been on writing hiatus. Writer’s block, you could say. Since the start of summer last year I’ve wanted to add a decryption option to my LUKS boot drive that uses a USB key, in such […]