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Link: graphics analysis of Deus Ex: Human Revolution

March 21, 2015 Leave a comment

Screenshot from the article showing normal map generation

http://www.adriancourreges.com/blog/2015/03/10/deus-ex-human-revolution-graphics-study/

This is one of the best presentations I’ve ever seen. Each step of the rendering pipeline is explained clearly, and the animated transitions between the screenshots are incredible. I can’t wait to read more from this author.

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Your update is not more important than my work

March 5, 2015 Leave a comment

I love TextMate, but I just saw the most user-hostile, infuriating thing. I’m doing work when all of a sudden I get the pop-up:

 

TextMate forced update

TextMate forced update

It closed my document (thankfully giving me a chance to save), and now the program refuses to launch until updated.

sigh