Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Design is the Supreme Art-by Jake Ehrlich

"Design Science

The great American design scientist, engineer, architect, poet, philosopher, Buckminster R. Fuller said, “When I'm working on a problem, I never think about beauty. I think only how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.”

Frenchman, Antoine de Saint-Exupery said... “A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”

Alexander Graham Bell, the genius who brought us the telephone said, 'The most successful men in the end are those whose success is the result of steady accretion... It is the man who carefully advances step by step, with his mind becoming wider and wider—and progressively better able to grasp any theme or situation—persevering in what he knows to be practical, and concentrating his thought upon it, who is bound to succeed in the greatest degree.'

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, understood this intrinsically, when he profoundly said, 'I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut.'"

Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB Review |

Crucial RealSSD C300 64GB Review |

The C300 series is known for speed. The entire line of drives sees 355MB/s read speeds (265MB/s with SATA 3Gb/s interface), with slightly declining write times as capacities shrink. The 256GB model quotes 215MB/s sequential writes while the 128GB and 64GB capacities see 140MB/s and 75MB/s respectively. There's also a small power usage decline as the drives get smaller, most notably during writes. Otherwise though the family of drives are largely identical