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Simple Hack Enables VR Mode For Oculus Rift In Alien: Isolation

cheekyboy 3D isnt hard (57 comments)

It just doing 2 renders from two angles.At half the res, but either side-by-side or top-2-top framed.

Most 3d tvs, and projectors take those inputs to be 3d.

And its probably a feature of most game-engines to do so.Like those ps3 games.

Motion inputs are probably just mapped from a Xbox-controller protocol.

about two weeks ago
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Amazon Robot Picking Challenge 2015

cheekyboy Re:What about Amazon's Kiva robots? (106 comments)

replace the packing people too, with a giant 8 armed robot with human like hands/fingers.

about two weeks ago
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Amazon Robot Picking Challenge 2015

cheekyboy Re:Pay me once, shame on me. (106 comments)

Would a card board box, with a midget inside qualify as a robot ?

No batteries needed!

about two weeks ago
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Amazon Robot Picking Challenge 2015

cheekyboy Amazon you cheap ass bastards!!! (106 comments)

Go hire a team engineers and pay the $1m it takes to develop it.

Dont give away shit money.

$6k barely covers startup costs hardware.

This solution will save you millions and you wanna pay $6000?

Thats just the CEOs lunch!

about two weeks ago
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DoJ: Law Enforcement Can Impersonate People On Facebook

cheekyboy Re: Copyright Infringment (191 comments)

As someone how outright hates (past communists) , their idealogy doesn't seam that bad, if a computer were to control society, but dumb stupid fuck nuts tend to gravitate toward communist leadership positions, much like capitalists management positions.

But damn those commies sometimes make utterly stupid retarded choices, like in Cuba, not letting people grow their own food, in their yards, or not letting people start their own restaraunts that use their own food - forcing them to use 'govt suppliers'. I mean why, are the commies so bored they try to micromanage every human aspect?

Yes its gone the reverse extremes here where you need industrial kitchens, licences etc... in the name of safety.

about two weeks ago
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DoJ: Law Enforcement Can Impersonate People On Facebook

cheekyboy Re: Copyright Infringment (191 comments)

Bush - under his leadership, debt grows by more than all presidents before him.

Obama - getting close to outdoing Bush in creating more debt than all before him.

about two weeks ago
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DoJ: Law Enforcement Can Impersonate People On Facebook

cheekyboy innocent until guilty (191 comments)

By definition, you can only prosecute innocent people, not criminals, as they are not guilty until the judgement says so.

So he must therefore have zero latitude in prosecuting innocents.

about two weeks ago
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Test-Driving a $35 Firefox OS Smartphone

cheekyboy Use Windows XP embedded then.... (132 comments)

I remember running WinXPe, on a 600mhz amd, that only had 128meg ram, and did have a 9gig HD, but the OS only took up under 200meg.

Boots up with less than 61meg usage, better than any smart phone today.

All it needs is a full screen DX based simple interface based on rendered shapes, no textures.

about two weeks ago
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World's Smallest 3G Module Will Connect Everything To the Internet

cheekyboy New rules... (118 comments)

As they are running out of mobile numbers and ids, they are recycling them quicker than ever, therefore all SIMS if NOT used for any outgoing calls/sms, will expire in 90 days, be deactivated, and your mobile # placed into a recycle mode.

Oh and they wont sms you a week before to warn you, its just done.

about three weeks ago
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World's Smallest 3G Module Will Connect Everything To the Internet

cheekyboy Re:Cost (118 comments)

The ITU should know that the only reason for making any network is to charge $ for it and make a profit, its not a free network.

Therefore they should take billing into account, if you cap/limit any resource, you need a smart way to count it and adhere to it, and not go over it by 10000x fold.

about three weeks ago
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Piracy Police Chief Calls For State Interference To Stop Internet "Anarchy"

cheekyboy its Compuserve (302 comments)

AOL or Compuserve it is then.

about three weeks ago
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Ask Slashdot: Have you experienced Fear Driven Development (FDD) ?

cheekyboy MDD - marketing driven development (1 comments)

What about MDD.

Marketing makes up shit that either is stupid or cannot be done, then says its easy, and because it promises it to future clients, then creates the framework for development features.

Problem is either these ideas or old or shit, or just cannot be done nicely without a well defined and tried and tested workflow.

Gradual evolution based development, like Firefox and Linux are the only ways to go. Know your features, code for them, then tell marketing to work of a working copy, not a pie in sky shit that makes presales look good.

about a month ago
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Indian Mars Mission Has Completed 95% of Its Journey Without a Hitch

cheekyboy except if the question impllies units (117 comments)

If the question says, how many seconds or how many kilos, then its obvious what the units are , even tho they are missing.

about a month ago
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UK's National Health Service Moves To NoSQL Running On an Open-Source Stack

cheekyboy Re:How quickly will they run back to Oracle? (198 comments)

SQL sucks.

Not only does it look ugly, it has ugly commands, that make GPU shaders look intuitive.

How many complex queries does a medical system need? You only deal with one patient at a time, you arent doing *ALL* records data mining for patterns.

about a month ago
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Fermilab Begins Testing Holographic Universe Theory

cheekyboy Re:Are we, America, butthurt? (247 comments)

Europe has a lot of spies and assets doing dirty work too. They also let USA troops setup bases in far eastern europe, and let usa 'hide' nukes and keep it secret, oh shhh.. yeah no they have no nukes in EU.

about 2 months ago
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The Grumpy Programmer has Advice for Young Computer Workers (Video)

cheekyboy Age discrimination sucks eh.. (120 comments)

So those 30 year olds hiring people, immediately cut off any one with more than 10 years experience do they?

Do they assume those people will be listening to beatles music and be old shits, type slow, or like 4:3 screens, and use vi?

Time flies, all those 30yr olds will be 40 soon.

about 2 months ago
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The Grumpy Programmer has Advice for Young Computer Workers (Video)

cheekyboy Re:Transcript... (120 comments)

Just wait will 2040, when your job will be outsourced to dozens of 3rd world countries.

Oh and your burger joint will be 100% robotic, so will taxis, and hell, 90% of jobs will be robot run, and you will make a video, "shit damn I wish I did robotics or AI coding, not stupid govt medicare website"

about 2 months ago
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The Grumpy Programmer has Advice for Young Computer Workers (Video)

cheekyboy So your just like a techo CEO (120 comments)

CEOs are technically employed, but they do not REALLY work do they.

Attend meetings, read the internet, attend meetings, play golf, fly a jet or two, stay in hotels, travel to other meetings, oh tell the PA to do a,b,c,d.

CEOs arent super human, their brain capacity is not 20x average. Im sure any seasoned programmer could do what a CEO does, remember more details, understand tech better.

Oh but the real skills come in social engineering and getting that billion dollar deal, by tricking the client.

Programmers are TOO HONEST! "yeah this server is shit, its capacity is poor", CEO says, "it will solve all solutions , no admin needed"

about 2 months ago
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If Java Wasn't Cool 10 Years Ago, What About Now?

cheekyboy Re:What's the point? (511 comments)

I beg to differ, if a large solution requires say, 20 processes running, with common libs, and config files.

Yeah do it in java, you could just as easily do it in perl, code it cleanly to look like java, no corrupted files. ie no short cuts.

IF its requires 400 functions in java, then its equally possible in Perl. Doesnt have to be one file, you can make modules to do each task.

A good design will be equally good in Perl and in Java. Just about every problem is really either converting large amounts of data from A -> B. or triggering events based on rules when processing any data.

about 2 months ago
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If Java Wasn't Cool 10 Years Ago, What About Now?

cheekyboy Re:I hope not (511 comments)

why? If you do 50hrs a week on pure C#, and are considered a genius on it, then you can implement and code anything in it that you can in any other language. If a company only makes C# apps or only has C# web services, why would you need java or C++ expertise. Though if youre an expert in C#, you would find other langs easy to learn.

Java wont magically make a giant problem 10x easier.

So unless you require 100000 linux machines in a cluster, that is cheaper than 100000 windows machines, C# is good.

Infact, I would prefer C# compiled to binary over C++ any day. And which C++ ? there are many variants and addon frameworks that restrict your environments.

about 2 months ago

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cheekyboy cheekyboy writes  |  more than 9 years ago

Just did some shopping today, some house stuff and pillows. Gota take those dvds back too.

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