“Hey Pete, You wouldn’t happen to have ancestors in Denmark would you? Also, in what ways has improvement of tools used at Pixar over the years made your life easier, and in what ways harder? Ja, my mom’s family hails from Denmark! Technology is a great inspiration to us creatively. Getting new software is like […]
Three amazing illustrators who are really future designers too: Chris Foss. Amazing work on the Jodorowsky Dune, Alien, Flash Gordon and AI. AND the Joy of Sex. Insane. Kunio Okawara. Gundam. Shōji Kawamori. AIBO, Transformers and Macross.
Charlie Stross smashing The Singularity. More good talks selected by Phil Gyford. Charlie Stross smashing interstellar travel. “Rust is a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents almost all crashes, and eliminates data races.”
A file based CMS called Kirby. Not cheap! Behind the scenes of the “Looking Back” Facebook videos. An interesting blend of cloud engineering and graphic design. “I’m just finishing my first novel to be written 100% inside Scrivener, but about the past four wouldn’t have worked properly without it.” Charlie Stross uses Scrivener. I discovered […]
Great tutorial on rendering large terrains – with the meta lesson of making solutions often making new problems that are impossible to anticipate until you get deep into a problem. “Studio Music provides an insight into the creative process of visual practitioners, through the music that they listen to whilst working.” Pete and I first […]
ofxOculusRift is coming along. github.com/obviousjim/ofx… The Weight of Mountains, via Kottke. Colour naming at Lyst. How Spritz lets you read at 1000 words a minute. SimpleCV is simple computer vision for Python. “Beautifully simple and elegant GLSL music video” via Robbie Tilton.
Fong Qi Wei makes Time in Motion. Hacking, Prototyping & Smart Citizens – a talk I was part of. A guide to getting a job at Nintendo. Inspiration for Eyes Wide Shut? The P1 sounds amazing. All RGB colours in one image. You can count to 1023 with just two hands of digits if you […]
Wolfram Language. The power! Sticky Light. Via Pete Mackenzie. Under the Hood: Building and open-sourcing flint. From Facebook. VideoCircuits, a great resource on video art and the joy of glitch.
Explaining Science to an eleven year old. FlameChallenge.org. A new game from Jonathan Blow – “The Witness“. Mmmm puzzles. “The Mongols fought the Crusaders and the Samurais AT THE SAME TIME” I love AskReddit. Two events that took place simultaneously. Via kottke. My first baby steps in R – a correlation matrix plot of my […]
Yummy analysis of the top 100,000 movies on IMDB. The man who made Catan. I remember playing Settlers on the Amiga – I’ve yet to experience the board game. sabotagetimes.com/life/5-more-of-historys-greatest-magic-tricks-explained Survive the Apocalypse for $137,000.