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Creating a universal VR/AR platform, much like the web browser is a platform for the World Wide Web. metaview.link

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sci-hub.tw/ is making our humanity's knowledge available to everyone.

Finally managed to understand and implement normal mapping into ammolite.

This is what happens when you forget to assign the final color to fragments. i.imgur.com/D0HU8Fc.mp4

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God I love what the DICE rendering engineers are doing in interviews regarding RTX.

Journalist: "Can you give me some technical details on this system?"

Engineer: "Uuuh... OK, sure. <BLURTS A 3-PARAGRAPH FULLY TECHNICAL RUNDOWN OF EVERY SINGLE ENGINEERING DECISION IN THE SYSTEM>"

Journalist: "..."

Engineer: "What 🤷‍♂️"

See interview at the end here:
eurogamer.net/articles/digital

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also would like to note that this shows up in image search for intel logo

I don't know why I always have problems installing grub whenever I install an Ubuntu-based distro. I have to use boot-repair every time. It feels really refreshing to finally get to install a shiny new version of , though!

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elementary OS 5 Juno is here. It’s more refined, more productive, and an even better platform for developers. We've majorly updated apps, made the desktop more productive with several new features, refined the overall look and feel, and a whole lot more. buff.ly/2RSeAts

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Morning! I'm sure it's still dawn somewhere. Time to hop back into VR and avoid doing more productive things like work, school, and writing Rust crates.

I think I finally figured out how to use subpasses. Two different fragment shaders in this scene -- one for opaque materials, one for materials with alpha masking.

Added albedo texture mapping to my Vulkan glTF renderer. Unfortunately, it crashes when no texture data is provided.

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I finally managed to get NVENC working in OBS on elementaryOS Loki. Had to manually compile ffmpeg with nVidia's Video Codec SDK and CUDA and then compile OBS. I am getting about 70% less CPU usage when using NVENC H.264 compared to regular x264. OBS supposedly ships with NVENC support included in newer versions of Ubuntu-based distros, so this ordeal may no longer be necessary after updating to the upcoming version of elementaryOS.

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