To split or not to split your Mac’s Fusion Drive

In a recent post, I wrote about upgrading the original (and failing) blade SSD in my iMac to a bigger and faster NVMe module. During that upgrade process, I wondered whether splitting my Mac's Fusion Drive would result in better performance, but decided against it for simplicity's sake. For those who are wondering what I'm … Continue reading To split or not to split your Mac’s Fusion Drive

A research-based proposal for greening the world’s deserts

In a TED talk given a few years ago, a scientist named Allan Savory puts forth an interesting proposal for reversing desertification and climate change. After having worked in the field his whole life, the solution he found is an unlikely one: grazing livestock. They are commonly thought to destroy the land and contribute to … Continue reading A research-based proposal for greening the world’s deserts