Buying Russian watches from www.vostok-inc.com

I have always been dreaming about owning “Vostok” watches when I was a kid. Back in those days, Soviet Union was still alive, and finding Vostok “Komandirskie” or “Amfibiya” was quite hard 🙂 Now, when everyone has swiss or japanease quartz watches, owning a pair of Russian/Soviet made mechanical watches might be not a bad …

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100 thousands hits and counting!

According to clustmaps my blog has collected more than 100 000 visitors since July 2008. Can’t say this is fully my reward, as Neil’s Matthews articles on RT-N16 has brought more than 40k hits here. Thank you, Neil! Anyway, it does not take much time to realize that niche topics are completely non popular, and …

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Donating CPU to science

(… and counting …) Long time ago I was searching in internet for any “mass projects” to participate in and make something useful for the society. And I’ve found BOINC project: a generic platform for scientific computations. Among several projects I was attracted by MilkyWay – an internet-based public distributed computing project attempting to generate …

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First (rather philosophical) post …

Hello there. My name is Volodymyr Shcherbyna. I am a software developer living in Ukraine in a nice city named Kiev. I am kind of person from a “new generation” – those who started their programming expirience with high level languages. My first language was “BASIC” and my first computer was “Korvet” – it’s an …

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