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Comment: Re:because Millenials are attentionwhores? (Score 1) 131 131

by kwoff (#49439317) Attached to: Why Some Developers Are Live-Streaming Their Coding Sessions

I think this is where things are headed. A Twitch streamer interacting with the chat room is like a step beyond Youtube with static comments, web/email forums, IRC/instant messaging. Twitch or something like it will probably expand beyond games, maybe not to general streams like, but to entertainment generally. Like the other day a gamer was pointing out how it could be cool if someone could stream a movie and the chat is doing their trolling thing through the movie.

I try to imagine what's beyond that. Rather than a mostly-one-person broadcast with interaction with the anonymous text that is the chat, maybe more like you see sometimes with role-playing streams where there are 5 people on screen, except now the entire chat can somehow feature on the stream (obviously there are difficulties with that). A kind of virtual pub, I guess. Maybe that's not much different than MMOs, though.

Comment: terms of service (Score 1) 65 65

by kwoff (#49120231) Attached to: How One Developer Got the Internet To Watch People Code
Of course I didn't read the article, but I was under the impression that only allows game-related content (you can laugh here a bit). spun off of , which is for general broadcasting channels. If they are doing game programming, then it's probably okay, though (I know that quill18 has done that, at least).

Comment: Re:What, Physics Lag? (Score 1) 145 145

by kwoff (#48214035) Attached to: Machine Learning Expert Michael Jordan On the Delusions of Big Data

I think you read the quote too fast. It's not claiming anything about physics. It's saying that computer vision is at a very early stage, which you said as well.

I had different quibbles with that quote. 1) Technology advances much faster today than it did in 1700, so it's not as if it will take centuries for computer vision to reach the same stage as physics. 2) The quote assumes a similarity of the technological paths (if there is something like that) of physics and computer vision, which doesn't seem obvious.

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