HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, a patrician New Englander whose presidency soared with the coalition victory over Iraq in Kuwait, but then plummeted in the throes of a weak economy that led voters to turn him out of office after a single term, has died. He was 94.The World War II hero, who also presided during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the final months of the Cold War, died late Friday night, said family spokesman Jim McGrath. His wife of more than 70 years, Barbara Bush, died in April 2018.The son of a senator and father of a president, Bush was the man with the golden resume who rose through the political ranks: from congressman to U.N. ambassador, Republican Party chairman to envoy to China, CIA director to two-term vice president under the hugely popular Ronald Reagan. The 1991 Gulf War stoked his popularity. But Bush would acknowledge that he had trouble articulating "the vision thing," and he was haunted by his decision to break a stern, solemn vow he made to … [Read more...] about Former President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94
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After eighteen months as the undisputed champion of Nvidia's consumer graphics card lineup, the GTX 1080 Ti has relinquished its throne to the RTX 2080 Ti. As well as boasting better raw performance, the new card adds features like real-time ray tracing and deep learning super sampling technology that could change the way we play games. Of course, all of this comes at a price - and for the RTX 2080 Ti, that price is some way north of one thousand dollars. Is the RTX 2080 Ti worth the upgrade, or does the GTX 1080 Ti remain a credible option at its new, lower price? In this article, we'll give you all the information you need to make that decision for yourself. The new RTX branding for the new Turing cards suggest a seismic shift in what GPUs can do, so we'll first look at these new features to see whether they're worth the early adopter tax. Real-time ray tracing (RTX) offers more realistic visuals and deep learning super sampling (DLSS) could provide a performance advantage, but how … [Read more...] about GTX 1080 Ti vs RTX 2080 Ti: Which should you buy?