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Comment: Re:Excellent (Score 1) 227

the idea that it's not a solvable problem is ridiculous, that article even says they're not sure if the guys complaining are using the dk1 or 2. ultimately we don't get sick from viewing 3d shit in real life, it's just a question of how realistic it has to be to get rid of the motion sickness and if how cheaply that level of realism is achievable

Comment: Re:using the OpenCL APIs is *noisy* (Score 1) 49

by kiddygrinder (#49671945) Attached to: GPU Malware Can Also Affect Windows PCs, Possibly Macs
the amount of people who would be able to tell if they're gpu is being used if they're not using it is probably below half a percent. hell before this article i'd probably have chalked it up to some poorly coded program i'd installed on purpose or just dust buildup on the heat sink

Comment: Re:No biggie (Score 3, Insightful) 58

by kiddygrinder (#49364023) Attached to: Australian Government Outlines Website-Blocking Scheme
vpn is indistinguishable from other encrypted traffic if you change the handshake/other markers as that's all deep packet inspection is going on, china can't block it and you could say they're "extremely motivated". the only real way to block vpn is to block all encrypted traffic, goodbye https.

Comment: Re:version control program != the code itself (Score 1) 34

by kiddygrinder (#47814959) Attached to: State of the GitHub: Chris Kelly Does the Numbers
what's software? is it soft? does it "ware" out. what's a program? am i watching TV? you're just bitching because you don't like the name, it's just as clear as the naming process for a billion other concepts. i hate the idea that you're down on people for hosting their person projects on there, what's your problem with people having a good place to host their stuff? i use projects hosted on there pretty much every day, do you work at sourceforge or something?

Comment: Re:Individual Energy Use Is Insignificant (Score 3, Insightful) 710

while you're correct, *everybody* feeling like they are helping by turning off a light would actually amount to something, a fraction of a fraction though it may be. i don't go out of my way but i do buy energy efficient tech where performance doesn't matter, set up my desktops to go to sleep after an hour or so (they way i use them it doesn't bother me), use a raspberry pi as my server etc. at worst i'm making bugger all effort to make my power bill cheaper.

Comment: Re:It would need to be submitted to a standards bo (Score 1) 180

by kiddygrinder (#47421735) Attached to: Will Google's Dart Language Replace Javascript? (Video)
the problem is that the standards body for ecmascript is so fucking slow and actually getting browsers to support the next version is even slower.
this causes people to think that maybe they can create their own ecosystem and bypass all the bullshit, what really needs to happen is someone forces everyone to stop fucking around and do it one way, not that i have any hope or belief that this is even possible.

Air pollution is really making us pay through the nose.