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← Conclusion - Interactive 3D Graphics

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Showing Revision 2 created 05/24/2016 by Udacity Robot.

  1. You've now learned about the most powerful thing about GPUs, their
  2. programmability. GPUs are astounding things, and I guess that could be almost
  3. considered inevitable. A quarter of our brain is used to process what comes
  4. from our eyes. We're a very visual species. If we were blood hounds, we might
  5. be using NPUs, nasal processing units. Me? I was amazed when 3D accelerators
  6. caught on in the last half of the 1990s. Who would pay a few hundred bucks just
  7. to accelerate a few applications? Luckily, I was wrong. I've decided to ask a
  8. few other people what they've found surprising over the past years.