Monthly Archive: October 2012

Oct
28
2012

First SSD Killed. Yay.

At some point in 2009, I bought an Intel x25 Postville G2. Everyone was scared that SSDs would break down too quickly and I almost made the error of buying one of OCZ’s Vertex drives, but in the end I picked the more expensive Intel drive and it worked brilliantly. This weekend, 3 years later, …

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Oct
05
2012

Spell and Grammar Checkers

Screenshot of the Grammarly sign-up form in Internet Explorer
I’m not a native English speaker, so given the task of writing something a bit more involved than just a blog post, I decided to seek out a spell checker which could also analyze my grammar (things such as punctuation rules, mixed up tense and so on come to mind). The easiest route would probably …

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