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My god this is amazing.  you could use this to tell if someone is inebriated (probably) if someone was sick (flush from sickness) has an unusual heart rate if they answer a question (lying?) etc... wow!
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So many things that are done are based on subtle facial twitches, heart rates, with this stuff you could codify it visually with lag time (IE the movement stuff is a post processing thing) but lets say they could do this in ALMOST real time, and you had the visual part in google glass. So lets say a 1-2 second lag time. You could SEE someone getting heated when you ask them a question, even if they are not "saying" they are angry or mad. Optimistically you could have a hippy answer and say "this will let us be more socially adept" but really people would just probably use it to see if their answers or responses are positive when trying to pick up the ladies  

Officers could probably tell IMMEDIATELY if you were drunk, and if they used this tech to do that (IE no outward signs of drunkeness but had flush skin, breathing wrong or something) would that be enough to allow them to search you (4th amendment? ) would these be allowed by Jury members in a court situation? Could software be done to look at subtle eye ticks and be calibrated to tell if someone is lying in real time? How about the ability to test for attraction (IE when a person glances at you, does their heart rate increase, do their eyes widen) etc... What a cheat sheet, Hell, if I was going to make a social interaction program with it, I would actually just call the program Cheat Sheet.
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I am thinking of getting glass when it goes main stream retail.  Has there been anything related to sports versions of google glass?  I run a lot, and I saw an app that tracks your running and it got me really excited.  But I sweat a lot as I really push myself and train for races, and I need robust equipment.
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I like how the paint is used as the texture for the boat splashing through the waves, instead of drawing the waves.
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Love this guys art, has a lot of texture!  Hopefully he posts more of his art, I have seen the studio, and he has so much love for what he does! 
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He has some pretty awesome ones.  He usually just sells the original paintings.  They have a ton of texture (bumpy, visually so) I don't know if it would come out the same as a Print, but I think he should make some.  
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http://www.pcgamer.com/2013/03/13/call-of-duty-red-orchestra-2-interview/


It has some interesting points.  I always enjoyed the Red Orchestra franchise because it IS so hardcore.  Things kill you quick, but being good enough to hit someone with your gun is very hard.  

In this case I think he is missing pointing out that a lot of what the players from COD don't like is that they cannot run and gun, out in the open, like they can in COD.  In RO, if you attack a well set up enemy position, you have nearly 0 chance of even seeing an enemy except for the bullet flash when he beans from the front.  In situations where two people meet in an ally in RO, who wins is often dictated more by chance and discipline than by twitch skill in general.

I have had many situations where my discipline as a gamer won me a fire fight in RO, simply because I saw someone 10 feet from me at the same time he saw me, but instead of firing my gun, I crouched and went into scope to fire.  In COD, it is a fire first and win scenario.

Which comes to why I somewhat disagree with the RO developer, in COD (if the mode is hard core.. dont know about CODMW2, CODMW3) Map knowledge and map strategy can matter a lot in the amount of kills you get.  Since almost all weapons can kill easily, those who set up situations where they can fire first will generally win.

A different kind of skill, but obviously a skill the RO developer in the interview doesn't agree with.
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Question about corporate infrastructures concerning ETL. 

In my years in software development I have had the opportunity to work in a small company that had multiple methods of source control/multiple ETL technologies in place, that had to convert to a more stable, configurable, environment as the size and scope of their work changed.  I have also worked in larger companies which had good standards, but these standards were for technologies 20 years old, and they needed to move to more modern standards based on the technology they were moving to.

This subject has grabbed me somewhat as I don't see much information in this space.  Specifically a good GUIDE on how to move from one technology to another, how to set up ETL projects, source control, etc... in a way that allows it to be migrated, moved, and grown as needs change and as business and technology changes.  

I have been looking even for a low level book that is basically "so, you want to start an IT department" kind of book, and I can't even find that.  

It seems that there should be a book in this area, or some niche to fill with consulting that I am simply not seeing.  Everything seems to be "Ahh, i see you have an immediate need for ticket tracking, and aren't concerned with all of the other business needs that come along with it, here use our product!" and that seems to be the absolute wrong way to go at it, especially if those products do not join to other technologies.  

So I am trying to find a book(s) that are:

1.  So you want to start an IT department, here are the things you may need.
2.  So your IT department now supports more software than your coders can remember in their heads at any one time, and people have left and you now need to reduce your technical debt, here is what you do!

Is there ANYTHING like that?
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My name is Christopher Harsch, I am a computer programmer.  I have interests in gaming and acquiring knowledge, sometimes in that order.

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