Cool demos of the state-of-the-art in computer graphics and animation.
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I know of several non-technical people with great "tech business ideas" say that they can just hire cheap developers in India to implement their business. I always try to explain what a terrible idea that is unless you have someone they trust and who can provide technical oversight to the project. This is an example of how things can go horribly wrong.
"Techies" criticize the closed App Store ecosystem that the iPhone pioneered, but they forget just how awful the alternative is for regular users. This article can serve as a reminder of what a cesspool Windows can be.
The concept video looks amazing... too bad it's completely fake and all done in after effects. I don't know why Microsoft likes to set such expectations, it seems dishonest. I am extremely skeptical that the real final product, whenever it arrives, will work even remotely close to that.