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Comment: Hyperbole much? (Score 2) 104

by P1h3r1e3d13 (#47049261) Attached to: How Virtual Reality Became Reality

As far as your brain is concerned, there's no difference between experiencing something on the Rift and experiencing it in the real world.

Total bullshit.

"This is the first time that we've succeeded in stimulating parts of the human visual system directly,"

Total bullshit.

You could have said exactly the same things about the upgrade from movies to 3D movies, or from pictures to movies, and they would be just exactly as true as they are here.

Comment: Re:Scale matters (Score 2) 204

In the case of cars, it was largely supply and logistics. Car fuel cells were supposed to be hydrogen-powered (not butane, like these) and there is very little infrastructure for generating and transporting large amounts of hydrogen. Storing it on board the car is also a tricky issue.

Assembly language experience is [important] for the maturity and understanding of how computers work that it provides. -- D. Gries