Archive for June, 2008

Carbon Goggles

Posted by on June 23, 2008    Category: animation ,video ,virtual worlds ,visualization    .

Visualizing carbon emmisions using Second Life… The website is Carbon Goggles, check it out for more visualizations.

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Flash Tutorial

Posted by on June 23, 2008    Category: animation     ·Tagged .

For those of you who’d like to get a little more in-depth with flash or just have a habit of forgetting a lot of the things we’ve been taught already (guilty) this tutorial is how I began teaching myself flash towards the end of the year. It’s extremely-user friendly and it’s nice to know that […]

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2ToReal — vision for a M’bury second life campus

Posted by on June 20, 2008    Category: virtual worlds     ·Tagged .

Hey DMTs! (mimicking Aaron fantabulous A capella) haha… Anyway, to a more serious note now! In line with Joe’s most recent post, i think it would be really cool if we start exploring ideas on how to go abt creating a M’bury virtual campus in second life. We could do this. Others have. A couple […]

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Open Sim

Posted by on June 20, 2008    Category: virtual worlds    .

What do you guys think about the idea of hosting a virtual world, the same way we would host a website? Each world would be connected through a “broswer,” or a viewer, as it is more often called with vws. Here is a snippet from an article, link to full article at the bottom. Derived […]

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Wall-painted animation by BLU

Posted by on June 18, 2008    Category: animation ,video     ·Tagged .

Alhaji posted this a while back, thought it loked better here than in the email Anyone know if the painting still exists?

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New King of the Supercomputers

Posted by on June 17, 2008    Category: gaming ,video     ·Tagged , , , .

Article I heard about this during the week-end while listening to one of my favorite podcasts : The Skeptics Guide to the Universe It is an article that summarizes a new development in supercomputers. What is not said in this article but emphasized on the show is that the technicians that worked on it said […]

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Cool Tech

Posted by on June 17, 2008    Category: gaming ,video ,virtual worlds    .

Hey Guys, for anyone who’s interested, here is a really cool youtube video about a Carnegie Mellon student who rigged together some head tracking software using his Nintendo Wii. . Just an example of the interesting new avenues opening up in digital media.

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Nikon Scan and The Gimp

Posted by on June 16, 2008    Category: image     ·Tagged , .

For those of you doing slide scans during the summer, you’ll probably need to install Nikon Scan 4.0 since most of the computers don’t have it. The link is nearly impossible to find, so here it is. Nikon Scan Download Also, for those of you who would like Photoshop, but can’t afford it (most of […]

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Mapping for Dummies

Posted by on June 12, 2008    Category: gis ,image     ·Tagged .

A good and/or goofy place to map multiple locations. http://www.batchgeocode.com/ Online excel to kml converter. http://www.earthpoint.us/ExcelToKml.aspx

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Introduction to Photoshop

Posted by on June 11, 2008    Category: image     ·Tagged .

Hey everyone. Mack went over a bit of this in his Photoshop workshop, but the methods for using the Photoshop interface for digital art rather than picture editing are quite different. Thus, an introduction to Photoshop for digital coloring. I hope its helpful to those of you who’d like to get a head start on […]

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