“Between the energy required to power those servers and to deliver the content to your screen, cloud gaming can drive up gaming’s overall energy use.
“That means that if cloud gaming takes off, gaming’s carbon footprint could rise, too.”
the presentation of this is killing me
EMOTIONBOT DETECTED THAT YOU WERE PLEASED FOR 2.6 SECONDS AT 3:29:41 PM
CARRY ON, CITIZEN
I’m using this Amazon Halo Fitbit clone and can’t comment on the workout stuff yet, but it has this creepy feature where it listens to every conversation you have and tries to analyze how other people perceive your speech.
Abusive behaviour—and men getting away with it
"Incompetence is less damaging than malice. And men — particularly powerful men — use that loophole like corporations use off-shore accounts. The bumbler takes one of our culture's most muscular myths — that men are clueless — and weaponizes it into an alibi."
At home for 224 days now.
I fear a pending collapse in computer literacy. Most kids now only have a phone and/or tablet and those are almost exclusively walled gardens. Apps and filters are amazing black boxes which reveal no hints of their internals
A few of my friends who teach are already lamenting the daily fight to get kids aquatinted with just the basics. Never mind Zoom, just *using* a computer
Current state of remote learning has really exposed the problem
A free font, HyperLegible from the Braille institue. https://www.brailleinstitute.org/freefont for those with poor vision and to be unambiguous
It's worth remembering that users don't care what version of Webpack or Rollup you're using. They just care if the app works and it's fast. Devs love to sprint to embrace some new tool that's supposedly going to make their own life easier (TypeScript, hot reloading, linters, faster build times, whatever). This kind of stuff has approximately zero impact on the user experience, though. And arguments that dev experience trickles down to user experience are largely wrong. https://infrequently.org/2018/09/the-developer-experience-bait-and-switch/
One of the worst crimes of social media, among many, is how algorithmic content presentation assumes people have no interest in individuals, only topics. It's so inhuman! What fuckup went 'ah yes, this person follows people who post trees, they must only be interested in trees, not the person. Trees, coming up!'
Here's our GAConf talk about the development of accessibility features for The Last of Us Part 2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HDdino-umA&list=PLVEo4bPIUOski1CTTTAbpPW9w1v10UuZe&index=19
UX Researcher & Designer in Toronto.
Digs cognitive psych, video games, & feijoada.
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