The Path to Traced Movies (Pixar) — Until recently, brute-force path tracing techniques were simply too noisy and slow to be practical for movie production rendering.[…] In this survey, we provide an overview of path tracing and highlight important milestones in its development that have led to it becoming the preferred movie rendering technique today.
Free to Play? Hate, Harassment, and Positive Social Experiences in Online Games (ADL) — The survey found that 88 percent of adults who play online multiplayer games in the US reported positive social experiences while playing games online. The most common experiences were making friends (51%) and helping other players (50%). […] Seventy-four percent of adults who play online multiplayer games in the US experience some form of harassment while playing games online. Sixty-five percent of players experience some form of severe harassment, including physical threats, stalking, and sustained harassment. Alarmingly, nearly a third of online multiplayer gamers (29%) have been doxed.
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