Seven years ago Aaron Lefohn and I made a bet. He crushes me. Ironically the French Laundry is probably not what it used to be but we'll find the 2013 analog! Here's the email snippet:
> (Aaron) My guess is that a hybrid rasterization/ray-tracing pipeline will end up
(Pete) I bet you a dinner at the French Laundry that in 2013, it will be rt and
not hybrid. What do you say? My main argument is kiss. On the other
hand, rasterization works really well for procedural geometry so your idea
could definitely win.