Posts Tagged ‘education’
The University of Washington’s Continuing Education program is now offering a certificate in Virtual Worlds, offered via all in-world education. Learn to use immersive virtual environments to enhance business, social and educational interactions within all types of organizations. Examine methods for creating increasingly sophisticated virtual worlds that incorporate game theory, 3D environments and information science. […]
The next chapter of the OpenGLBook.com is now online, focusing on rendering and geometry in 3-dimensions with OpenGL. If you’re learning OpenGL, it’s very likely you’re doing so to learn how to render three-dimensional data. In this chapter, we’ll be placing our very first step in the world of three-dimensional computer graphics. We’ll learn: The […]
One week from today, Dr. Martin Banks of the Visual Space Perception Laboratory of UC Berkeley will be hosting a free webinary on user issues in 3D Displays. He’s got a wide range of issues to discuss that are relevant to everyone from 3d production to human vision experts. A variety of user issues. The […]
Now here’s something I didn’t expect. SGI is preparing an OpenGL Training Course over in California where students get a nice 5-day course on OpenGL, GLEW, and GLSL. Students learn to view and model in 3D, and to create animated, wire frame and solid geometery, under interactive control from input devices. Students add lighting, textures, […]
Skillset Animation has put together a nice little free handbook called “The Core Skills of VFX”, aimed at students in the UK looking to get into the VFX industry. Even if you’re not in the UK, it’s a great look at the skills and expertise you’ll need to get going, and some nice tips on […]
The Stanford Medical University has a new toy from Anatomage that provides lifelike interactive visuals with a multitude of anatomical datasets. The new virtual dissection table takes advantage of 20th-century technological advancements in imaging, such as X-rays, ultrasound and MRIs, and combines them for use in a 7-foot by 2.5-foot screen. At Stanford, the table […]
If you’ve ever wanted to learn the visualization language “Processing”, now’s your chance. Every day during the month of May, the Vormplus blog has entries for “Processing Month”, covering everything from the mundane (creating points, drawing lines) to the advanced (Data queries and interactivity). Looks like something to bookmark! Blog | Vormplus.
At a recent BAFTA meeting, several experts in various VFX fields got together for a series of “Master Classes” on stage, covering things from low-budget VFX tricks to case studies of some big projects. Organised by Directors Guild, funded by Skillset Film Skills Fund as part of “A Bigger Future 2″ and in partnership with […]
Graduation Nation: How Degrees & Careers Match Up In America | Mindflash.
Is Social Media about to Explode in Education? | Course Hero.