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Comment: Re:Thin library (Score 1) 121

by KermodeBear (#48670995) Attached to: App Gives You Free Ebooks of Your Paperbacks When You Take a "Shelfie"

I tried this service a few months ago - I took pictures of about 200 books (out of 1,000 or so) and not a single match was found. It's a great idea, but the library is so thin that the service is probably near useless for most people. Still, it's worth a few minutes of your time to check it out just in case.

I do wish that the major publishers would get behind this service. I wouldn't mind paying a dollar or two for an electronic version of the paperback books I already own - but honestly not much more than that.

Comment: Human eye sees WAY more. (Score 1) 168

by Khyber (#48669373) Attached to: Human Eye's Oscillation Rate Determines Smooth Frame Rate

'It should be safe to conclude that humans can see frame rates greater than 24 fps."

We can go even faster than that.

While this video I just shot won't show it very well due to FPS limitations, you can easily perceive much faster than anyone here assumes. In the frequency range I'm playing in, you've got THOUSANDS of hertz in difference on some of these notes. The LED setup makes it REALLY easy to see in real time.

Comment: Re:uh - by design? (Score 1) 160

by Khyber (#48668873) Attached to: Thunderbolt Rootkit Vector

Are you forgettingelectrical signals don't propagate at light speed? Bring that up a few more ns. Now toss in all your processing, etc in a digital solution.

" Mackie 1404"

Not eeeeeeven close, but at least you got the brand right. You're missing the digital /SPDIF and optical outputs on the back - I've timed this from the same equipment and different outputs. Digital adds latency like mad.

 

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