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Comment not just the mouse (Score 1) 326

I upgraded and got a helpful "just swipe to see other apps" help bubble stuck on my screen, I don't have a touch screen so couldn't swipe it, and nothing I did with keyboard or mouse would remove it.

I had to Google how to disable help tips and edit the registry - not a friendly os. still haven't got it to boot to desktop instead of metro either

Comment Re: No thanks. (Score 2) 60

I agree its a few years old. I tried to do this 5 years ago bit got stuck on the rendering a larger view area at lower resolution overlapping but not including the main focal point. I saw in their last demo they used opensource game and must have resolved this issue. but I was trying for a more generic approach and actually thinking only of a desktop view

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Google Hires Famed Futurist Ray Kurzweil
Wall Street Journal (blog)
Ray Kurzweil, the author and big thinker on artificial intelligence and other topics, announced Friday he's been hired by Google to “work on new projects involving machine learning and language processing.” He says he'll officially be on board at the search ...
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The trouble with doing something right the first time is that nobody appreciates how difficult it was.