Code

A very very small OpenGL engine. I wrote this thing ages ago for a commercial project for the now-defunct subsidiary of Sony, Sony Development.  We were trying to make a giant pinball machine where you tilted the entire machine to play.  To test the physical controller hardware as they worked…

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Paper Cylons

This is just too cool not to comment on.  Yes, I’m geeking out here – this is an article on Make.com on how to create old-style Cylon armor as papercraft. And here’s the link to the article itself on Make Magazine’s web site. The reason this caught my attention is…

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You Can Do Anything

The next time you think to yourself, “I can’t do this, they won’t let me do that” – think about the boy who harnessed the wind. There’s no such thing as luck, really – it’s just a matter of being in the right place with the right stuff, often enough…

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Redemption

It’s very easy to be convinced that you’re on the wrong track. All it takes is a good heart and a conscience. If you’re a reasonable person, you listen to things others say about you even if they’re negative or unflattering. You’re always watching over your own shoulder to make…

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Beautifuel

My Eagle Talon decided to commit suicide days before I left on my business trip to India during the month of March – the studio sent me there to teach the art of animation to apprentice animators in Hyderabad.  Blow-by pressurized the cooling system in the car, which manifested by…

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Unbelievers

A good friend of mine has a husband who is a master chef, and Italian.  He once told me that the Italians have a saying: “Between words and deeds lies an ocean.” When people judge you, they judge you by your actions.  It’s not enough to sit on the sidelines…

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