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CSS variables are finally landing in Chrome

Developers who have built <i>any</i> size Website have had this problem: when you need to change one of your brand’s colors it’s no easy feat, requiring a risky search and replace or hunting down every instance of its use.<p>To get around the clutter, most developers have switched to using preprocessors like …

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OpenGL NVIDIA Command-List: Approaching Zero Driver Overhead

This presentation introduces a new NVIDIA extension called Command-list.<p>The purpose of this presentation is to explain the basic concepts on how to use it and show what are the benefits.<p>The sample I used for the talk is here: https://github.com/nvpro-samples/gl_commandlist_bk3d_models<p>The driver for …

How the monkey brain assimilates a virtual limb into its body map

About a hundred years ago, the great neurologist Henry Head suggested that the brain contains maps of the body, and that these maps – which he referred to as 'schemata' – can expand to incorporate clothes, tools and other objects. "Anything which participates in the conscious movement of our …

5 Crazy New Man-Made Materials

What will they think of next? Aluminum bubble wrap! Molecular superglue! And how about that titanium foam? It's as simple as coating a piece of …

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