Links van 7 maart 2012 tot 12 maart 2012

maandag 12 maart 2012 in Links. Permanente link | Geen reacties

Improv Everywhere – Spinning Beach Ball of Death – YouTube
It's rare that two obnoxious phenomena completely jump the shark at the same time.

Striptekenaar Jean Giraud/Moebius overleden – De Standaard
Met de dood van de Franse stripmaker Jean Giraud, die ook publiceerde als Moebius, verliest Europa een van zijn invloedrijkste auteurs.

U.S. Warns Apple, Publishers on E-Book Pricing – WSJ.com
The Justice Department has warned Apple Inc. and five of the biggest U.S. publishers that it plans to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise the price of electronic books, according to people familiar with the matter.

Stephen Wolfram Blog : The Personal Analytics of My Life
JALOERS.
"One day I’m sure everyone will routinely collect all sorts of data about themselves. But because I’ve been interested in data for a very long time, I started doing this long ago. I actually assumed lots of other people were doing it too, but apparently they were not. And so now I have what is probably one of the world’s largest collections of personal data. "

How I Helped Destroy Star Wars Galaxies » Medium Difficulty
I couldn’t even bring myself to fight back. I just stood there. I was one of the few true Dark Jedi Masters, and I let him kill me. That very act illustrated perfectly what SOE did wrong. Those of us who had faithfully put in the hours and weeks and months required to earn those lightsabers were spit on and betrayed by the very architects of the game we loved.

Links van 23 december 2011 tot 26 december 2011

maandag 26 december 2011 in Links. Permanente link | Eén reactie

Ready, Set, Render! Part2
In the previous "Ready, Set, Render!" thread, I demonstrated the use of BPR when rendering a 'hard-surface' model. This time, I opted to demonstrate the use of Z4R2b BPR for rendering an organic surface, in particular, a skin surface. For this test, I used an excellent head sculpt created by ZBrush artist Majid Esmaeili.

Brendan’s blog » Visualizing Device Utilization
These visualizations have been created to illustrate different ways to observe device utilization on large scale environments.

I frequently need to analyze urgent performance issues on these environments using a variety of tools, and with varying degrees of success. Sometimes a customer has been unable to resolve a crippling issue because their visualization hides important details (the most common problem is a line graph showing average device utilization, making it impossible to identify that single or multiple devices are at 100%). I’ve condensed years of such pain and frustration into the problem statement at the start of this post, and then presented various visualizations that could satisfy those needs.

My Family and Other Gypsies
A short family saga challenging stereotypes, misconceptions and outright lies about gypsies.

Mr. Plinkett’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Review! |
Yayyyyyyyy!

Legend of the One Platform Master | MetaFilter
Ulillillia is an Internet celebrity who's famous for his writing, videos on Youtube, personal website, and game design. The Platform Master is a documentary that was filmed earlier this year about his life, and is scheduled to be released this coming summer.

Links van 22 maart 2011 tot 23 maart 2011

woensdag 23 maart 2011 in Links. Permanente link | Geen reacties

YouTube – Musicians@Google Presents: Google Goes Gaga
An exclusive Google interview with Lady Gaga!

GDC Vault
Classic game postmortems. Out of this World, Maniac Mansion, Raid on Bungeling Bay, Prince of Persia, Populous, Pitfall!, Pac-Man, Marble Madness, Elite, Doom, and Bejeweled

Dresden Codak » Archive » Hob
This is the first page of a story. Bear with me, people. I promise it’s going somewhere.

Have Kindle, will travel
Het is niet helemaal verkeerd, wat Keith zegt.

Amazing

zaterdag 19 augustus 2006 in Sonstiges. Permanente link | Geen reacties

I’m so excited I just made water in my pantaloons!

Mike Mignola, de mens van Hellboy, maakte in 2002 een komische comic, The Amazing Screw-on Head.

- Pardon me if I say “Poppycock”…
- Then say it!
- “Poppycock”.

Hellboy heb ik nooit gekocht (shame on me, ik weet het, ik weet het). Maar Screw-On, die had ik wel. Zeer goed, zeer grappig, maar ik had altijd gedacht dat het daar wel zou bij blijven: één one off.

Niets! is minder waar!

screw-on

Bekijk de pilot on-line of download hem bij uw favoriete Slechte Vrienden, ‘t is zwaar de moeite.

En zondag 20 augustus= a special encore episode. Whee!

Vriendjes

Zoek

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