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    Why am I getting bad FPS in Valheim with this build? RTX 3090 + threadripper 3970x

    Valheim is another in a long list of half-assed, unoptimized Unity early-access open-world trash. I’d say the problem is the game and even bruteforcing can’t overcome those shortcomings.
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    LG quietly launches 27" OLED monitor with 240hz refresh rate

    Sure but that’s because 100000 hours is ~11 years. In all seriousness, I don’t have burn-in on my CX 48 but I am annoyed by the ABL (automatic brightness shift to avoid burn-in) and my CX 48 has started to develop clusters of dead pixels around the edges. That’s apparently very common after 1...
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    Microsoft is turning Windows 11's Start Menu into an advertisement delivery system

    Data in a lot of those spaces (health, education, financials, etc) is already heavily regulated (at least in theory). Data on your personal, general computing device (even though corporations like Microsoft are doing their damndest to phase that out too) when browsing the internet is largely...
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    Microsoft is turning Windows 11's Start Menu into an advertisement delivery system

    Fully agree, but it will never happen. The uncomfortable truth is that all that big tech money growth we’ve seen in the past 20-years is largely built on the completely unregulated data brokerage and ad services market. To put this into perspective, I personally know software devs in SV making...
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    Microsoft is turning Windows 11's Start Menu into an advertisement delivery system

    Clicking on and buying from ads isn’t even where the value is any more - all about that data collection and building profiles about “people”. You don’t even have to click the ad, all that matters is that M$ can use other metrics (mouse movement/location, webcam tracking, microphone, how long you...
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    Microsoft is turning Windows 11's Start Menu into an advertisement delivery system

    If you buy a laptop from a “boutique”/smaller vendor without volume licensing agreements from M$ you do pay somewhere around $125-150. Example from the Framework laptop configurator:
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    Escape From Tarkov

    What the hell does that even mean?
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    Cyberpunk 2077: Night City Wire premieres June 25

    So quite literally an asset flip?
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    What are you nerds playing this weekend?

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. - Goldsphere Finally got a much improved English translation. I'm about 8 hours in and it's fantastic - definitely check this out if you like old-school STALKER (stuff like OGSE, STALKERSOUP, NS, etc). Lots of interesting quests, really well done progression curve, and so far no...
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    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (2022)

    Lets also not forget about those patented algorithms to keep players "engaged" by influencing matchmaking results to maximize potential microtransactions. The "OG" patent: https://patents.google.com/patent/US20160005270A1/en Some good-old-fashioned sleuthing...
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    Ad Infinitum

    WW1 is criminally underused as a setting for horror games (and movies). The Necrovision games and the movie Deathwatch are probably the best examples of such content until now. This looks interesting!
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    Facebook Parent Company Meta loses record $230B in one day.

    I sincerely thought that video was deepfaked the first time I saw it.
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    The Witcher | Official Teaser | Netflix

    Stupidity would be refreshing - it’s actually just arrogance and disdain for “true fans”. Similar to what’s happening with Star Wars, Rings of Power, and pretty much every other attempt to “redefine” (ie exploit) well established franchises.
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    Facebook Parent Company Meta loses record $230B in one day.

    Wrong - Zuck-the-Cuck built FB to have a platform to spy on all those people leading heathy social lives because that is something Zuck envies. He can’t participate so instead he wants to just observe and exploit. Tom on the other hand built MySpace to make friends and so was everybody’s first...
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    Join us on November 3rd as we unveil AMD RDNA™ 3 to the world!

    Wasn’t there also something similar with STALKER Clear Sky?
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