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Comment: Look up code visualization. (Score 1) 876

by Jartan (#46193355) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Why Are We Still Writing Text-Based Code?

The best way to understand is to turn the question around. Look at the methods people use to visualize code. There's no one method that's really good. You have to use several different ones.

We might see some new tricks with VR though. Stuff like call graphs would work far better in full 3d.

Comment: Re:Dreaming of code? (Score 1) 533

by Jartan (#46125253) Attached to: The Moderately Enthusiastic Programmer

That's only true for the miniscule amounts they'd actually consider. Companies exist to pay employees less than they're actually worth.

Corruption at the top has made meaningful salaries impossible. So yes most people would rather enjoy their job. Start talking real extra money and they'll quickly change their tune.

Comment: Inc CIA operatives (Score 3, Interesting) 69

by Jartan (#46014603) Attached to: Kim Dotcom Just Launched His New Music Service With His Own Album

Baboom users can install a little plugin that replaces the ads you'd normally see on the internet with ones that we control through our ad network. Just as advertisers go to AdWords to buy ads from Google for certain search terms, they'll be able to come to us and buy these ads at half the price and still have ads shown against the same keywords.

When the corporate masters hear about this it's going to get dicey.

Comment: This has huge usages in HDR. (Score 1) 102

by Jartan (#45865217) Attached to: Eye Tracking Coming To Video Games

The magic bullet for eye tracking is using it for adaptive HDR. Monitors for good reason can't show bright lights. This makes it difficult to fit all the luminance information on the screen at once.

By tracking the eye we can adjust luminance information locally. This can have a huge impact on image quality.

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