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Gareth Halfacree's Recent Activity

  1. Gareth Halfacree liked Fizzban's post in the thread Multi Deus Ex is 20 years old!.

    Deus Ex released June 17th 2000. I had hoped Bit-tech would honor this. This game meant more to the gaming community than almost...

    10 Jul 2020 at 23:26
  2. Gareth Halfacree replied to the thread Multi Deus Ex is 20 years old!.

    Word. Deus Ex was a milestone. Arguably, you could take any one part of it and point to a game that had done it first, or done it...

    10 Jul 2020 at 23:26
  3. Gareth Halfacree replied to the thread CPU Real workload stress testing.

    Or just loop Handbrake - the PC Pro benchmark suite (and my handcrafted Linux equivalent) uses the command-line version so it's...

    9 Jul 2020 at 09:59
  4. Gareth Halfacree replied to the thread The Coronavirus Thread.

    To put this into perspective, the government had to be shamed into giving children who would otherwise go hungry £15 a week in food...

    9 Jul 2020 at 09:18
  5. Gareth Halfacree replied to the thread Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0.

    There was a discussion on that front when it launched: the Mac Pro pricing at the top end is actually cheaper than speccing the same...

    8 Jul 2020 at 15:58
  6. Gareth Halfacree attached a file to the thread Equipment Thermal Imaging - The Want is Strong.

    Oh, and by way of comparison here's a similar shot - different scale, though - taken on the FLIR C2. [ATTACH] You can really see the...

    raspberrypi4-thermal-idle-updatedfirmware.jpg 8 Jul 2020 at 15:44
  7. Gareth Halfacree attached a file to the thread Equipment Thermal Imaging - The Want is Strong.

    After doodad *and* post-processing. Purty! [ATTACH]

    flirets320-raspberrypi4-focusadjusted-small.jpg 8 Jul 2020 at 15:15
  8. Gareth Halfacree attached a file to the thread Equipment Thermal Imaging - The Want is Strong.

    I'm actually writing this up now, so I needed better comparison shots - which means getting out the crack detector and spray-painting a...

    FLIR0011.jpg FLIR0014.jpg 8 Jul 2020 at 14:35
  9. Gareth Halfacree replied to the thread Equal opportunities monitoring - valid or discriminatory?.

    The argument against that is the same as the argument against the death penalty: what if you're wrong? It goes further, though. These...

    7 Jul 2020 at 14:39
  10. Gareth Halfacree liked damien c's post in the thread Equal opportunities monitoring - valid or discriminatory?.

    @Gareth Halfacree @liratheal Thank you both, to be honest some of the points you have made I had not thought about, and I am happy to...

    7 Jul 2020 at 12:48
  11. Gareth Halfacree liked liratheal's post in the thread Equal opportunities monitoring - valid or discriminatory?.

    As should anyone. Woman, man, black, white, straight, gay, binary, non-binary. The number of white vs non-white employees wasn't...

    7 Jul 2020 at 12:00
  12. Gareth Halfacree replied to the thread Equal opportunities monitoring - valid or discriminatory?.

    I've talked about this issue on the forums before: a good team is a diverse team, it's as simple as that. You can have a team made up of...

    7 Jul 2020 at 11:41
  13. Gareth Halfacree liked Byron C's post in the thread Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0.

    Power Mac G4 - 733MHz CPU, 1.25GB RAM, and two HDDs (which I'll probably replace with IDE-to-CF/SD adapters). [IMG] I was looking for...

    7 Jul 2020 at 10:47
  14. Gareth Halfacree replied to the thread Other Reasonable expectations of a NAS?.

    Synology says 5.4W with the hard drives in idle; this forum thread suggests a tweaked N54L can hit 25W at idle (or 19.2W with a more...

    7 Jul 2020 at 10:45
  15. Gareth Halfacree liked Spraduke's post in the thread Equal opportunities monitoring - valid or discriminatory?.

    My anecdotal experience from the world of engineering (primarily oil & gas) is that there is a severe lack of diversity in most meetings...

    7 Jul 2020 at 10:32