RENDERING

  • Facebook is improving the 360 video experience by predicting where you will look

    Facebook is improving the 360 video experience by predicting where you will look

    From the stage of F8, Joaquin Quinonero, Facebook’s Director of Applied Machine Learning, described a new technique the company is using to improve the watching experience for 360 videos. The format is challenging to deliver because of its size, but Facebook is using machine learning to reduce the number of pixels that have to be rendered at any one time. By predicting where a viewer… Read More

  • Twitter.com Experiencing “Rendering” Issues, So If You Like Ugly Websites, Visit It Now (UPDATED)

    Twitter.com Experiencing “Rendering” Issues, So If You Like Ugly Websites, Visit It Now (UPDATED)

    While it’s not the “fail whale” that became popular in years past, Twitter.com is indeed having some issues. According to a tweet by its support account, engineers are working on a “rendering” issue. A lot of Twitter users rely on mobile and desktop apps, so they might not visit the website at all. For those of you who do, though, the problem is impossible to miss. Read More

  • WTF IS UP WITH WINDOWS SAFARI!!! FONT RENDERING!

    WHO LET THIS GARBAGE LEAVE CUPERTINO! LOOK AT THOSE FONTS ABOVE! THE TOP IS FROM SAFARI AND THE OTHER IS FROM IE7 WTF IS GOING ON AT APPPLE ARE THEY ON CRACK WHA! COPME ON! JEFF ATWOOD IS SAYING: It looks like they’ve skewed the contrast of the fonts to an absurdly low level. YOU”RE DAMN RIGHT THEY DID, JEFF! WHAT A MESS! THIS LOOKS LIKE A DOG PUKED ON A COPY OF THE FOUNTAINHEAD! Read More