Where are the Flying Cars? (Video; Part One of Two)
For the use case with the mountain and the lake in the way of the car: Why no use a plane? Lots of roads a wide enough for a real plane. I think with self driving cars and mandatory apps for the rest it should allow to dynamically clear roads of cars. The the pilot of the plane pays the drivers of the cars some compensation and: Win-Win.
The other use case is traffic jam or an obstacle on the road. For this the cars only need to hop to the next free road. They need not to be efficient.
Standards Group Adds Adaptive-Sync To DisplayPort
CRTs do not flicker if they are refreshed after at max 10 ms. There may be a problem with intensity fluctuations. LCD panels do not wash out if they are refreshed after at max 30 ms? Since the desktop runs in 3d today, this is useful for everybody. You could even watch movies at 48 fps, PAL at 50 fps, NTSC at 59.997 fps fullscreen. No more tripple buffer! Maybe we could even get variable timing for horizontal refresh in order to calculate post-processing on the fly like in on the gameboy.
FLOSS Codecs Emerge Victorious In Wikimedia Vote
I bought a camera and a notebook. Thus a license for creating and viewing H.264 was forced upon me. I use FLOSS for H.264. I never look back. Wikipedia is for the whole world. People like me having a player license from MPEG-LA does not mean, other have it, too. And I am still not allowed to produce professionally and distribute.
Wikimedia is not youtube. I do not like other people watching videos using the money I spend (or may spend). Bandwidth hog. Limit global video bandwidth on Wikipedia. I do not like unformatted data. Limit audio, limit bitmaps and jpegs. SVG is slightly better. See how many articles feature these nice and standardized tables!