"He who knows not, and knows not that he knows not, is a fool...shun him.
He who knows not, and knows that he knows not, is willing...teach him.
He who knows, and knows not that he knows, is asleep...awaken him.
He who knows, and knows that he knows, is wise...follow him."
- Chinese Probverb

Low-Level Thinking in High-Level Shading Languages
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 | Permalink

Persson_LowLevelThinking.pptx (1.0 MB)
Persson_LowLevelThinking.pdf (6.8 MB)
This is the slide deck from my GDC 2013 presentation titled "Low-Level Thinking in High-Level Shading Languages". This talk highlights how low-level thinking can help you write faster shader and shows examples of how high-level constructs map to GPU hardware instructions.