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Nim vs. Crystal

I’ve been wanting to write-up a comparison on Nim and Crystal for quite some time now, and I’m happy that I’m finally able to do so. What I’ve decided on doing; is breaking this up into a three part series as there are SO many features of both languages I’d like to talk about, and…
Sony’s Crystal cinema display supports 16K, but could cost millions

Sony’s Crystal cinema display supports 16K, but could cost millions

Much like Samsung's Cinema LED (Onyx) system, Sony's Crystal LED tech uses micro-LED modules, each 16x18 inches in size at 360 x 360 resolution with three tiny LEDs for each pixel. The technology works like OLED, but is much brighter, allowing for extremely high 1,000 nit brightness, 10-bits of grayscale, very accurate color reproduction (140…
Netflix’s new Dark Crystal reboot reaches back to the fantasy of Fraggle Rock

Netflix’s new Dark Crystal reboot reaches back to the fantasy of Fraggle Rock

There are so many streaming options available these days, and so many conflicting recommendations, that it’s hard to see through all the crap you could be watching. Each Friday, The Verge’s Cut the Crap column simplifies the choice by sorting through the overwhelming multitude of movies and TV shows on subscription services and recommending a…
The creators of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance just loved throwing puppets

The creators of The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance just loved throwing puppets

Photo: Kevin Baker / Netflix In a behind-the-scenes interview, they discuss the technology and craft that made their prequel possible Just because there are puppets involved doesn’t mean The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is for little kids. “It’s not like they call it The Light Crystal,” executive producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach joked with The Verge…
‘Dark Crystal: Tactics’ and the evolution of Netflix’s video game strategy

‘Dark Crystal: Tactics’ and the evolution of Netflix’s video game strategy

Netflix has even bigger plans for the future, though its ambition remains largely tied to the Stranger Things franchise. It hired Telltale Games to make a more complex narrative adventure set in the Duffer brothers' universe, but that project fell through when the studio shut down in 2018. There's still a location-based, augmented-reality Stranger Things…
Netflix’s Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance builds on the original film’s strengths

Netflix’s Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance builds on the original film’s strengths

In 1982, Jim Henson and Frank Oz redefined fantasy filmmaking with The Dark Crystal, an ambitious, puppet-driven movie that tells a wondrous story about an ancient world on the brink of destruction or salvation. In the post-Game of Thrones fantasy licensing frenzy, it would have been easy for Netflix to snap up the rights to…
Meet the crystal growers who sparked a revolution in graphene electronics

Meet the crystal growers who sparked a revolution in graphene electronics

The smell of acrid metal fills the air as Takashi Taniguchi reaches into the core of one of the world’s most powerful hydraulic presses. This seven-metre-tall machine can squeeze carbon into diamonds — but they aren’t on its menu today. Instead, Taniguchi and his colleague Kenji Watanabe are using it to grow some of the…
The mysterious crystal that melts at two different temperatures

The mysterious crystal that melts at two different temperatures

Crystals of acetaldehyde phenylhydrazone appear colorful when exposed to polarized light under a microscope. Credit: Terry ThrelfallIn a little-known paper published in 1896, Emil Fischer—the German chemist who would go on to win the 1902 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for synthesizing sugars and caffeine—said his laboratory had produced a crystal that seemed to break the…

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What Are You Playing This Weekend? – Kotaku

The weekend is for going to the Fortnite World Cup, which means watching a lot of people play video games and not getting to play very many of them myself. If I can find the time, though, I’m really excited to dive into Wolfenstein: Youngblood. I’m a bit bummed not to have BJ Blazkowicz’s Thin…

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