* Posts by Joc

10 posts • joined 10 Oct 2008

The ten SEXIEST computers of ALL TIME

Joc

To throw an odd one in there

The Pixar Image Computer - ok, technically it probably doesn't belong on this list as its not a standalone machine, but damn i wanted one in its day !

Could it be the inspiration for Mr Jobs' later cube fetish?

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Oakley: 'smart' sunglasses ready to shine

Joc

Oakley vs google

Give me Oakley anyday !

Googles version would be like "They live" in reverse - and I'm all out of chewing gum...

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Game graphics could be 100,000 times better

Joc

sparse voxel octree

Carmack did it carmack did it

Took me ages to track down this article from 3 years ago, but the big man has been there done that and is still waiting on the hardware to catch up....

http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/John-Carmack-id-Tech-6-Ray-Tracing-Consoles-Physics-and-more?aid=532&type=expert&pid=1

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VMware boss: we rise as Windows falls

Joc
FAIL

Dont need an OS....

A future where all you need is a browser???

SHOOT ME (and my quad core cpu) NOW and put us out of our javascript misery !

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French operator pooh-poohs iOS4

Joc

Apple . . . . It just works

As long as you have the latest shiny hardware - and hold it properly

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YouTube injects cash into US F1 team

Joc
Stop

How very American

Turning up just as its coming to an end and everyone else is going home . . .

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Radiohead and chums demand copyright 'fair play'

Joc
Stop

Never a truer word spoken

"Art is art, it is made to be enjoyed.

People that obsess about earnings and money are making Commodities, not Art.

They are Manufacturers, not artists."

Couldn't agree more - and whats more, generally highly derivative manufacturers. Imagine if music fell under the same dubious restrictions as software (via patents) - oh you cant use them three notes together I own the patent on that, there wouldn't have been anything new released this century!

Now (as a fellow manufacturer) if only I could potentially be making money out of one days work for the next 90 years I'd probably be a happy man living as a tax exile too !

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City of Heroes fingered in MMO patent lawsuit

Joc

Good luck to NCSoft

I'm sure the facts that NCSoft have recently had to lay off a large number of staff worldwide and that their US branch is based in Texas (world capital of backwards affordable luddite judges and juries) had nothing to do with picking on them first. I can see it now . . . Korean you say, ain't they commies. Must be guilty.

Here's hoping the rest of the MMO world get behind NCSoft on this one tho as surely it would be in all their interests to support them, and maybe contribute to the war fund on this one, and teach these nobody patent trolls the SCO lesson.

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Apple rattles legal sabre at Canadian tech school

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Joke

God.... god !!

Steve Jobs IS god - havent you heard. So apples are copyright him, first prototype appearing sometime on friday afternoon approximately 10,000 years ago (right after creating the pub) !

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