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Comment: Re:but I thought 90fps was the thing (Score 1) 27

Sony's headset is meant to reproject frames before render as needed to convert 60+FPS into steady 120FPS.

That seems fine as far as display goes, but part of that requirement for 90+FPS is that head-tracking is congruent... if "real" tracking only is happening at 60FPS, will the faster display framerate really matter as far as people feeling sick after a while (or in some cases instantly...)

Comment: Re:bye (Score 1) 490

by VGPowerlord (#49754453) Attached to: Ads Based On Browsing History Are Coming To All Firefox Users

Maybe its time to reconsider Chrome? It does what Firefox does, but without the added band width of grinning show offs.

Did you miss the whole plugin debacle going on with Chrome?

You know, the "you need to rewrite your plugin using one of our APIs" thing?

Don't even get me started about NaCl and the brillant idea to allow any C/C++ system calls except a few that are blacklisted. Because what could possibly go wrong with that idea?

Comment: More than PR (Score 5, Insightful) 345

by SuperKendall (#49747339) Attached to: What Was the Effect of Rand Paul's 10-Hour "Filibuster"?

The question is, would he have done this even if not running for president?

The answer is obviously yes, based on past behavior. Rand Paul has been one of the few people willing to go on record voting against things he does not agree with, instead of not voting at all.

So while of course some element of it is PR, that is not the core reason as to why he did this.

Comment: Why not follow the links (Score 1) 115

by SuperKendall (#49741075) Attached to: Hydrogen-Powered Drone Can Fly For 4 Hours at a Time

The website you get following the "hydrocopter" link in the article states pretty clearly:

HYCOPTER is being readied for a record flight endurance of 4 hours, or 8 to 10 times the average flight duration of equivalent systems today.

Which is about right based on even high-end drones consumers use today.

Comment: I laid out the facts, horse will not drink (Score 0) 97

by SuperKendall (#49739255) Attached to: Do Russian Uranium Deals Threaten World Supply Security?

I did - the facts are that the Clinton foundation claims to be a charity, but uses almost none of the money collected for charity. The facts are that the foundation gained a huge boost in donations from people while Clinton was in the state department, from people/governments who had matters being decided by the state department...

If you want to ignore the facts, fine. Just don't claim to be for them at the same time.

Comment: "Limited" defined (Score 2, Insightful) 97

by SuperKendall (#49739171) Attached to: Do Russian Uranium Deals Threaten World Supply Security?

Sure, if by "never contacted" you mean "given lots of money, along with other people on the panel, to vote a specific way".

Are you really so naive? You don't even have to dislike the clintons to understand the fundamental flow of money involved here and just how easy it is for that to have an effect on the results.

It's also stupid on the face of things to claim Clinton had no influence when donations to her charity fell drastically after she left the state dept... You don't need a tinfoil hat to pick up the subtle single there.

Comment: I see the master plan (Score 4, Funny) 122

by SuperKendall (#49732957) Attached to: Jason Scott of Wants Your AOL & Shovelware CDs

and even hand-burned CDs of stuff you downloaded way back when

Just casually tossed out at the end there... when in fact that was the primary goal.

He wants to build the largest collection of 80's Mix CD's EVER ASSEMBLED, probably for some kind of evil sonic weapon.

Well sir, you will have my CD's and my wishes for luck in whatever scheme you have hatched, I ask only that you spare me or at least email me beforehand when to put on earmuffs.

Comment: Which one of you is lying? (Score 1) 255

SolStats shows a chart from UK Department of Energy and Climate Change, that says UK electricity prices have jumped 50% higher than five years ago

Just curious which one of you is lying - the UK trying to scare people into buying more alternative energy as ,energy prices rise (though of course they don'y say WHY they have risen...) or you trying to avoid scaring people from realizing wind power is quite a lot more expensive?

Comment: Re:Which C runtime library for MinGW? (Score 1) 215

by VGPowerlord (#49730127) Attached to: Trojanized, Info-Stealing PuTTY Version Lurking Online

I'm not sure about the OP, but on my work Windows 7 computer, I have no less than 13 versions of Microsoft's C++ libraries installed.

And that's with the versions from Visual Studio 2013 not being listed in Programs and Features for whatever reason. I know they're installed as one of the programs I needed to compile requires them because they're the first versions that have C++11 support.

The point is that each time Microsoft releases a new version, the old versions also stick around. I have 4 x86 and 2 x64 versions of the Visual C++ 2008 / 9.0.x libraries for example.

If it's working, the diagnostics say it's fine. If it's not working, the diagnostics say it's fine. - A proposed addition to rules for realtime programming