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Submission + - Pointless operation in Microsoft HTML5 demo/benchmark (blogspot.ca)

jejones writes: "The "Particle Acceleration" Microsoft IE10 preview demo is described as showing how well a web browser and computer perform with HTML5 canvas... but the page doesn't just exercise the canvas code and math. It also switches between background gradients that the human eye can't tell apart. Nicholas Cameron discusses the demo and what purpose the gratuitous gradient switching might have."

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