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okay soee sent this one to me yesterday- The moon photos are real

Posted by eeos @ 7:53 on September 23, 2014  

The moon photos are real and NVIDIA proved it. I have NVIDIA cards in all my rendering machines. My tower holds three of these graphics cards. We went to the moon, took real photos and NVIDIA can prove it!

Few events in US history inspire a paranoiac bent on unearthing political conspiracy theories quite like the Apollo moon landings do. So when Nvidia, the leader in high-end graphics processing units (GPUs) for PC gaming, wanted to show off a lighting feature of its new GeForce GTX 970 and 980 cards, it found its inspiration in the sky.

“Global illumination is the hardest task to solve as a game company,” Scott Herkelman, Nvidia’s GeForce general manager, said in an interview. “Virtual point lights don’t do a bad job when the environment stays the same, but a game developer has to fake shadows, fake reflections…it’s a labor-intensive process.” So when a Nvidia research engineer used the company’s new dynamic lighting techniques to show off a side-by-side comparison between an Apollo 11 photo and a GeForce-powered re-creation, the company knew it had a novel demo on its hands.

“We’re going to debunk one of the biggest conspiracies in the world,” Herkelman said. Read more

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