Day177 Bridge to Terabithia

Bridge to TerabithiaA good long review of the movie (saw it today) and all its aspects, its impact as well as the CG work. I havent read the book (in fact I hadn't even heard of it) but if the movie…


Day176 Gamasutra

GamasutraI came across the Gamasutra site (http://www.gamasutra.com/) through a game design group that I am looking to be part of. More specifically I was pointed at this article "A Few Remarks on…


Day175 iHype & GoogleDocs

The iPhone ApproachethFirst up - I am one of the people who love the idea of the iPhone and if the real things comes close to that idea and/or the hype then it will be awesome. Obviously it is a fair…


Day174 Dennis Allain

Dennis Allain Following up a beautiful illustration in the 3D World Architectural Visualisation Supplement by Dennis Allain takes us to his website (http://www.dennisallain.com/). The image in the…


Day173 Architectural Visualisation Supplement

3DWorld Supplement My nice new issue of 3D World (Issue 93 http://www.3dworldmag.com/page/3dworld?entry=3d_world_issue_93_now) is here and it sports a whole supplement entitled Architectural…


Day172 Digital Signage and exhibition

Looked at a range of Digital Signage over above what I had looked at before. CatchyooHad a play with Catchyoo's (http://www.catchyoo.com/) floor at CeBIT earlier in the year and it is quite…


Day171 TRA

Just a friendly bit of Tomb Raider Anniversary play.Wes did get a copy of Elder Scrolls IV Oblivion today - so I will get onto that after TRA.Anyhow, after Alicia showed me where I was stuck, I…


Day170 SonyHome

Sony PS3 HomeThis is a PS3 venture from Sony and has that Second Life community feel but with several big differences. First up it looks smooth and organised in the demo (curse or blessing is anyones…


Day169 More on the Mac

Steve's Keynotewatched through Steve's Keynote (http://events.apple.com.edgesuite.net/d7625zs/event/) from the WWDC again and it is kinda fun, showing off primarily Leopard and some of the sexy…


Day168 Heroes and ToDos

HeroesEp21 - getting close to the season finale. The web of plots is weaving closer together as we get closer to the explosion. The future, past, and all the characters are slowly but surely touching…


Day167 iCinema and more on the Mac

iCinema We had our tour of the iCinema (http://www.icinema.unsw.edu.au/) setup today and after getting a good look at things from one of their enthusiastic software engineers had a chat with their…


Day166 Architectural Computing

Spent plenty of time working with others on new ideas for the Arch Computing program. We covered alot of ground and there are a host of great ideas getting ready for some juicy implementation.One of…


Day165 Crytek, Torchwood and the Mac

Crytek Another little peek around what Crytek (http://www.crytek.com/news/index.php) is doing with the mighty CryEngine2. Just have a look at the real vs realtime comparisons here - just too good.…


Day164 Mac things

Mac thingsWhat would I want in a Mac on day 1?I guess there are two ways to go - one is the pretty stock standard entry macbookpro15" with just the software that I need right now - Parallels & Maya,…


Day163 Photosynth and Gapminder

Following some of the fun TED talk watching yesterday I followed up 2 of the techs shown. Photosynth This is where Microsoft are upto with Photosyth (http://labs.live.com/photosynth/) which has…


Day162 TEDtalks and more

TED talksI love this site (http://www.ted.com/index.php/themes) and there are so many inspirational pieces from some great thinkers. I visit the site from time to time and never cease to find…


Day161 Mac parallels and such

With my serious thinking about getting one of the nice new MacbookPro machines to help with my MDM it brings a host of other questions: what about Parallels, other VM solutions, bootcamp times,…


Day160 UnrealEngine3

Unreal Engine 3Yes, CryEngine2 may be going to amazing places - but lets not forget the amazing things that the mighty Unreal Engine can do as well. Even though little RoboBlitz doesnt show off the…


Day159 Crysis Splendour

Crysis TechWhat's not to love about the beauty that the CryEngine2 is bringing us. The tech demos and power of the editor are to a point where in a visualisation and experiencial sense 'we have…


Day158 Shrek 3

Shrek the ThirdI saw part 3 of this super CG movie franchise today. There are always alot of things to admire and adore in the series dating right back to the first one all those years ago now.…