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Louisville guard Arica Carter chased, but was slowed by McCowan’s screen by a millisecond.
Think 100 times faster than your typical cellular connection – that’s 5G. McCann told Fox News latency will be as low as a millisecond.
AVs have superhuman perception and can slam on the brakes in less than a millisecond, compared with a second or so for human drivers.
Tough for a human, but easy for a machine like the one Rober built, with a sensor to spot the light, and a solenoid to press the button with millisecond accuracy.
To put this in perspective, the blink of an eye is between 300 and 400 milliseconds.
We time-stretched the sound of the woodblock and zoomed into the partials and spectra of a single woodblock stroke — just a millisecond of sound — and opened it up and basically unfolded the whole piece from there.
Such an approach is a luxury in a saturated market where new music arrives by the millisecond and musicians get paid by the milli-penny.
If the rendering process takes longer than 16 milliseconds, then the frame rate will necessarily drop.
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A millisecond isn't long enough for the blink of an eye, but a few milliseconds may determine the winner of a swim race or a hundred-yard dash. With the ever-increasing speed of modern technology, even a millisecond has started to seem a little sluggish; computer operations are now measured in nanoseconds—that is, billionths of a second.
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: one thousandth of a second
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