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Comment: get your gun ready (Score 1) 469

by Cyko_01 (#45775571) Attached to: Is the World Ready For Facial Recognition On Google Glass?

With NameTag, Glass users will be drawing from an archive that delves into the library of faces from dating networks, the National Sex Offendery Registry, and a set of criminal databases (public, the lot of them, of course).

If it recognizes someone you've never met before there is a 2 in 3 chance they are a rapist or other criminal

Comment: Re:Great another case of JS being abused....... (Score 1) 289

by Cyko_01 (#45767687) Attached to: Asm.js Gets Faster

If you are writing assembly in javascript you are doing it wrong. A web browser is supposed to display documents, not run desktop applications.

If you are writing desktop applications (ie. a windows PC) for a web browser, then yes, you are doing it wrong. "who needs native code" is certainly over-stating things. HTML + Javascript is appealing when you want to write an application - what smartphones call "apps - that runs on as many platforms - architectures, operating systems, screen sizes - as possible without rewriting all of your code 300 times for each device. If you can write your main code once and have it run on your xbox, playstation, samsung S4, blackberry, iphone, PC, linux, mac, your refrigerator and barbeque then why wouldn't you do that! And with html + javascript there is no installation required - just send a mass email with a shortcut to the webpage for everyone that needs it. It's more like "who needs 300 different versions of the same native code"

If you really need to process dynamic data with that level of control and efficiency with the result put on a dynamic web page, then you need a daemon or some service application doing it, and have JS pull the result. NOT make JS do the entire damn thing.

so you are saying you should spend money beefing up your server so you can present info from the client, to that very same client, after doing some calculations it could have done itself? If the client already has a system capable of doing its share of the work, then why not distribute the load and enable it to do so?!

Comment: music is an art-form (Score 1) 617

by Cyko_01 (#44853901) Attached to: How Amateurs Destroyed the Professional Music Business
as with any art form - whether it is pottery, drawing, or music - there will be those who do it for fun, and those who do it for the money. Those who do it for fun by themselves are sure to gain greater respect from there peers then those who do it for profit and pay someone to do the hard work for them.

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759