Monday Aug 18
Realistic Computer Graphics Technology Vastly Speeds Up Process
Creating a realistic computer simulation of how light suffuses a room is crucial not just for animated movies like Toy Story or Cars , but also in industry.
Something Rotten in the Valley of Silicon
The gizmos and gadgets streaming out of Silicon Valley seem so cool that the companies and personalities based there have become cool by association.
Interview: Bill Plympton talks about 'Cheatin'' at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con
No offense to the late Steve Jobs and Pixar, but there's a beauty to hand-drawn animation that computers can't duplicate.
Courthouse News Service
Judge Rejects Apple, Google $325MOffer in Antitrust Wage Action
A federal judge on Friday rejected a $325 million class action settlement that accused Adobe, Apple, Google and Intel of conspiring to restrict tech workers' wages, finding the offer too low: outside "the range of reasonableness."
The LookOut news
Pixar President Shares Management Philosophy in Santa Monica
Good people are more important than good ideas, Ed Catmull, co-founder and president of Pixar and president of Disney Animation Studios told a crowd of some 250 gathered in Downtown Santa Monica Tuesday.
Sports of Yore
Overcoming the Unseen Forces that Stand in the Way of True Inspiration
Culture plays a big role in overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration and it takes center stage in one of the three books I am currently reading : Creativity, Inc .
Cult of Mac Blog
The 10 coolest companies founded by ex-Apple employees
The apple does not fall from the tree when it comes to former employees of the Cupertino company.
Cult of Mac Blog
Pixar boss explains why Steve Jobs was such a great architect
Designed in collaboration with Steve Jobs by Norman Foster , the new Infinite Loop has Apple fans excited but not architects.
Steve Jobs or Thomas Edison: Who Was More Influential?
"He was more responsible than any one else for creating the modern world a . No one did more to shape the physical/cultural makeup of present-day civilizationa .
Discovering science in books
For the movie "Up," campers made hot air balloons, and for "Cars," the focus was on hydrogen-powered cars, said Abi Martin, Science Central's special programs manager and camp director.Kids also used nanotechnology to see Horton's microscopic Who and honed their superhero skills to find out how Spider-Man scales walls and Superman shoots heat ... (more)