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    NVIDIA CEO Says It’s Crazy To Buy A GPU Without Ray Tracing In 2019, Implying GeForce RTX A Better P

    It isn't, because by the time you do need a Raytracing card all of Nvidia's current line-up will be too slow at it. But I do hope that the sentiment becomes true sooner than later, hopefully by 2021.
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    Picard Will Lead "Radically Altered" Life in New Star Trek Series

    My expectations plummeted to zero when I saw that the sign around the middle of the trailer reads: "This facility has gone 5843 says without an assimilation" That sounds so stupid. Like ST:D levels of stupid. It seems clear that whatever is ruining ST:D is going to ruin this as well. God...
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    "Star Trek: Discovery" Renewed for Season 3

    Sadly, I think that's been the case for Georgiou since at least midway into S2. Saru on the other hand, seems much more resilient to crappy writing if only by virtue of Doug Jones' tremendous acting talent.
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    "Star Trek: Discovery" Renewed for Season 3

    For me, season 1 started out somewhat meh, but turned into pretty enjoyable romp when they got to the mirror universe, but then ended with a truly horrific finale. Season 2 started out a bit better, but then got worse with each episode with surprising speed. I'd actually place Season 2 of STD...
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    Intel Announces Sunny Cove Brings 18% IPC Improvement

    These graphs are weird. The second one (hardly an improvement over whiskey lake at 15W) seems to contradict the first slide, unless 10nm is truly terrible in terms of efficiency as well as just not clocking very high, or Sunny Cove's IPC increases have come at the expense of perf/W. And then...
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    YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vax Channels

    No, you're being restricted to a range of speeds. Or you could not drive at all. You aren't being compelled to perform an action. But more than that compulsion and restriction are much more than simple corollaries. For example, restricting speech that criticises the state is bad enough, but...
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    YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vax Channels

    False equivalency on a couple of fronts there. Restricting certain behaviour and actions is not the same as compelling actions and behaviours, and no one thinks that reckless driving is safer than following the rules of the road. But when you're advocating for society to put anti-vaxxers in jail...
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    YouTube Demonetizes Anti-Vax Channels

    Anti-vax sentiments are wrong and dangerous, don't get me wrong, but that doesn't hold a candle to your kind of callous, moralising, authoritarianism. Not even close. I'll take the anti-vaxxers over people like you any day.
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    Here Is the Samsung Unpacked Press Event

    Eh, even if I had that much to spend on a phone the truly enormous bezels on the front display are a total deal-breaker. Also not the biggest fan of the big camera cutout in tablet mode.
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    What happened to Steam's First Early Access Games?

    Heh, while I wouldn't say that I'm in development hell, I've certainly been guilty about focusing on minutia in my own project. The other side of the coin is if you go too far too fast and your game is complex you can often just end up with a buggy, hard to maintain mess. When I do my KS in a...
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    AMD AT CES

    Wrong. Even ignoring goodwill, install base, and other intangibles which certainly aren't nothing, the correct business move is to find the price value that maximises profit when accounting for volume at each price point.
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    AMD Previews 7nm Ryzen CPUs at CES

    I mean, could be that or not wanting to make your entire current product line look hopelessly obsolete when your next gen parts are still about half a year away.
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