Monday, February 25, 2013

Pants would shit his pants

Would You Live Here?

I'll let you know what it exactly is in a few days. I thought it'd be more fun that way. EDIT: For the curious, it is the HALLEY VI ANTARCTIC RESEARCH STATION

Friday, February 22, 2013

Gaika and the videogame streaming future

Ok so once again I was wronged by life.

It's allright I'm used to it.

Amresh reacted to my previous post about WebGL by pointing out that client based rendering might become obsolete by the time we're all engulfed in the cloud.
To this I answered it was impossible to have high end graphics in highly interactive software rendered in far away servers without getting derezzed by the time your nth frame showed up on the screen, because fuck, thats a lot of data to throw around.

Well, it turns out its already out there. Sony bought Gaika last year, a company thats been offering streaming videogames, videogames rendered in the server, leaving the clients needing basically a screen and a router.

 So at a 1280 x 720 rez, and 24 bits color, and lets say 30 frames per second, to be conservative... then you would transfer:

1280 x 720 x 24 x 30 = 663 mbps

Videotron's ultimate speed is 60 megabits per second.

What do I not get?

(and thats without mentioning download limits...)

Friday, February 8, 2013

Thursday, February 7, 2013

New Venue - Turbo Haüs

I just worked with EN MASSE on new venue called Turbo Haüs. It was put together by the guys in the band Trigger Effect.

Here's an article about it in Cult Montreal (formerly known as the Montreal Mirror):

The opening is tomorrow (Friday) night. It should be fun. $6 cover, 3 bands, and $2 beers. Text me if you want to join me! I've got the urge for a solid Friday night.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013


So, I was preparing a presentation on graphs and I enumerated different graph types. One of them is called Frequency Polygon. At first I couldn't believe how nerdy that sounded. Afterwards, I couldn't believe how cool a band name that would be. What do you think their first album would be called?


Friday, February 1, 2013

Für Napoleon: The Malady by Khonsu

I thought of you when I read the description: "A must for any open minded Black Metallers who don't mind their Black Metal infused with Industrial coldness and Progressiveness."