Tagged: graphics

Photoshop Features 0

Photoshop Features

The next version of Adobe Photoshop comes out soon. This video shows off some of the neat new features that are useful for publishing and web production. But Tom & Pete were much more...

Keep Your Crises Small 0

Keep Your Crises Small

I mentioned Ed Catmull the other day in this post. Yesterday, in this post, I talked about Andrew Lo’s thoughts about planning for failure and containing it. So here’s Ed at Stanford Business School...

OSTP vs. ACM 0


As part of President Obama’s Open Government Initiative, the Office of Science & Technology Policy is asking for feedback from the public about public access to the results of federally funded research. Unfortunately, the...

Blend Cube 0

Blend Cube

Tom had some geometry homework today which involved calculating the surface area of a unit cube with a 1/3 wide square hole punched through the center of each face. Sort of a level 1...

Opposition Effect 0

Opposition Effect

Have you ever looked at your shadow on the ground and noticed a bright spot around the shadow of your head? It’s not an illusion and it certainly doesn’t involve anything supernatural. It’s called...



SIGGRAPH is next week. I’m not going to make it this year. We’re going to be on vacation. It’s in New Orleans this year too, which is one of the nicer venues. Here’s the...

Synchronous Objects 0

Synchronous Objects

Go check out this interesting dance piece. It’s a performance of William Forsythe’s One Flat Thing, reproduced  with visual annotations added using a graphics package called Field. It was done by Norah Zuniga Shaw.


Spore Internals

This is the sort of thing that usually goes in my work blog, but the kids are both big fans of Spore, so I’m going to post it here instead. Chris Hecker has written...