Month: September 2015

Number Crunching the Easy Way

An activity I’ve been interested in for a number of years, but have sadly never gotten very knowledgeable about, is “crunching”: volunteering the idle time of my computers for scientific computing. This is achieved through the Berkley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing (BOINC), a piece of software that drives grid computing (i.e. a collection of…



LG G3 (LS990) Phone Root – Operating System

With my phone rooted and backed up, I was ready to make the first major change most people root their phones for: installing a new operating system. As I mentioned before, I was not a fan of Sprint’s stock Android operating system – there was just too much bloatware. I didn’t want Sprint having its…