32,137 reputation
23560
bio website ripple.com
location Oakland, CA
age 44
visits member for 2 years, 11 months
seen 10 hours ago

I am Chief Cryptographer at Ripple Labs and one of the architects of the Ripple payment system.


11h
revised Why doesn't windows properly report the RAM being used by VirtualBox?
added 118 characters in body
11h
comment Figuring out how many megabytes go into gigabytes?
The problem is cases where you really do want mega to be a million. For example, a 100Mbps Ethernet cable really does carry 100,000,000 bits per second.
11h
answered Why doesn't windows properly report the RAM being used by VirtualBox?
1d
awarded  Enlightened
1d
awarded  Nice Answer
1d
answered Is it safe to download DLLs?
1d
comment Computer randomly sees two networks after cold boot?
You probably have more than one DHCP server. Perhaps your modem has a built-in router, is connected LAN-to-LAN to your router, and you left DHCP enabled in the router.
1d
comment BSOD on new computer build
You shouldn't even try to install an OS on a machine until you verify that a minimal hardware set (CPU, motherboard, power supply, RAM, boot device, and video card if needed) runs reliably.
1d
answered Figuring out how many megabytes go into gigabytes?
1d
answered Why always Internet speed is divided?
1d
comment My internet speed is 100 Mbps but my download speed is only 250 kbps Why?
Well then you have your answer.
1d
comment Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?
And, by the way, you would only want to do this if you were testing or benchmarking. It just forces your system to waste memory that it was using, even if it doesn't need to. (It does it automatically if it needs to, the people who write Firefox aren't stupid and wouldn't make you senselessly hit a well-hidden switch just to get things to work better.)
1d
comment Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?
This completely fails to answer the primary question asked. "Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?"
1d
comment 1.5 volt RAM in a 1.35 RAM compatible laptop
When you say "a 1.5v ram", what precisely do you mean? Do you mean RAM that can tolerate 1.5V? Or do you mean RAM that requires 1.5V?
1d
comment Kingston RAM not seen in Studio XPS 16
How precisely did you determine that the laptop "does not see the memory"? What operating system are you using? (Be as specific as possible. For example, "Windows 7, Home Basic, 64-bit".
1d
revised Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?
added 423 characters in body
1d
comment My internet speed is 100 Mbps but my download speed is only 250 kbps Why?
If you don't even know what kind of Internet connection you have, how could you know its speed is 100 Mbps?! Are you assuming your computer somehow knows the speed of your Internet connection? (The speed of your LAN connection is not the speed of your Internet connection.)
1d
comment Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?
Which tab --"Working Set (Memory)"?
1d
comment Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?
@Eypros Is your issue is that you are getting out of memory messages? If so, you should say so. How much RAM do you have? What are your page file settings? (The behavior you describe in your question is expected and correct. Getting error messages is not. That probably means something is going awry. The OS and Firefox should cooperate to manage memory reasonably.)
1d
revised Why does my Firefox memory usage keep rising with use and never returns to the initial level?
deleted 196 characters in body