Posts Tagged ‘contest’

Computer Graphics Student Awards

by Randall Handon March 22, 2010
cgCoach brings us the announcement of the Computer Graphics Student Awards, giving you a chance to submit your work to be viewed by some of the biggest names in the industry and a chance to win recognition and prizes! This event aims to provide you with an amazing opportunity to showcase your creative and technical […]

The GH House Challenge 23 Finalists Render Showcase

by Randall Handon March 18, 2010
Ronen Bekerman has just concluded his GH House Challenge and is showing the 23 amazing images in the final lot. I’m very proud to present the images created by the 23 finalists of the first Architectural Visualization Challenge – The GH House. The public vote by the forums members is also open and you are […]

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Federal Virtual World Challenge Finalists

by Randall Handon March 11, 2010
Several months ago, RDECOM issued the “Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge”, challenging the public and contractors to develop innovative virtual world tools to aid in research, education, and collaboration.  Now they’ve narrowed down the submissions to a handful of entries in each of 4 areas: Collaboration, Skill Buildings, Instruction, and Visualization.  You can hit their website […]

RTT USA Launches Two Student Visualization Contests

by Randall Handon March 5, 2010
Students of graphic design and visualization may want to check out the new pair of contests from RTT and NVidia where universities, research teams, and students can submit work.  The contest is focused on innovative technological processes and methods in real-time high-end visualization. “These contests provide an ideal platform for new talent wanting to present […]


The ReadWriteWeb And Tableau Public Challenge

by Randall Handon March 4, 2010
Contestants, dig out your visualization textbooks and prepare for a new contest from ReadWriteWeb and Tableau.  Download one of their preselected datasets, create an impressive visualization with Tableau Public, and have a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to the Web2.0 EXPO and $500 cash. ReadWriteWeb and Tableau Public have teamed up to challenge […]


Win a free copy of Programming Massively Parallel Processors

by Randall Handon February 25, 2010
InsideHPC’s John West just finished a review of “Programming Massively Parallel Processors: A Hands on Approach” by David Kirk and Wen-mei Hwu, and now that the book is read, what to do? Easy, give it away.  Hit his site for the details, but basically just send him an email and you are automatically entered to […]

GOOD Contest: Create an Infographic About Neighborhoods

by Randall Handon February 24, 2010
GOOD Magazine has announced their next Infographic contest, with the details on their site: As you may know, our next issue is the Neighborhoods issue. We’ve asked for and received tons of help from you all in thinking of ideas. But we’ll be honest, we’re having a hard time thinking of topics for our infographics […]


Top sights of science

by Paul Adamson February 19, 2010
MSNBC has posted an article on the winners of the 2009 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge. The visualization images range from conceptual visualization, to information visualizations, to photographs produced from electron tunneling microscopes. The image to the right is my favorite. It is called “Kuen’s Surface: A Meditation on Euclid, Lobachevsky and Quantum Field”. […]

UWA 3D Art & Design Challenge in Second Life

by Randall Handon February 8, 2010
Fans of machinima and 3D modeling should check out the University of Western Australia’s campus in Second Life where they regularly hold Art & Design Challenges.  The most recent challenge has just completed and winners announced. At a loss for words, Igor said, ‘I was genuinely surprised, I thought I got that one award, and […]