Google is an incredibly slimy company
"For example, they recently added a hidden empty div over YouTube videos that causes our hardware acceleration fast-path to bail (should now be fixed in Win10 Oct update). Prior to that, our fairly state-of-the-art video acceleration put us well ahead of Chrome on video playback time on battery, but almost the instant they broke things on YouTube, they started advertising Chrome's dominance over Edge on video-watching battery life."
I made the solution a bit less naïve and posted it to Reddit so that I can advertise VkRunner :p https://www.reddit.com/r/adventofcode/comments/a53r6i/2018_day_11_solutions/ebk1x5m/
Today’s #adventofcode is a good day for VkRunner and compute shaders. A really naïve solution runs in 14 seconds on my GPU.
Trying to do #adventofcode in a sort of absurd mix of compute shaders and Python via vkrunner. It sort of worked for part 1 of the first two days but part 2 for both seems harder to parallelise.
The last Doctor Who seemed like a nice attack on Amazon and Bullshit jobs. But I’m not sure whether they came to the conclusion that “we shouldn’t give jobs to robots so that people can still work” or that “yay, now robots can do all the work we can abandon capitalism and do whatever we want”. Definitely should have been the latter :p
The woman next to me at lunch asked what I was reading. I started to describe the plot. Two star crossed girls in high school. Unlikely love story. She cut me off and said she wasn't gay so it didn't interest her. I looked at the cover of her book. It's about a serial killer. 😳
« Presque 60% des Français se rendent sur leur lieu de travail en voiture alors qu’ils vivent à moins de 15 minutes à pied. »
Les #giletsjaunes semblent un peu moins convaincants avec cette statistique triste :/
Meanwhile in France, motorists are driving their cars into other motorists because they are blocking the route while protesting in favour of motorists.
What is it about being in a little protected metal box that makes people lose all humanity?
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