Posts Tagged ‘education’
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.
The University of Central Florida has worked with Daden Limited to build accountancy orientation exercises in Second Life using PIVOTE. The exercises let students access course material and trainign videos while actually doing their work in-world. Andrew Jinman, Daden’s PIVOTE Product Manager said “This project was a great example of “Learning by Doing” – Taking the […]
The Georgia Tech NVIDIA CUDA Center of Excellence is preparing a nice 2-day long tutorial on GPU programming and heterogeneous computing, including both CUDA and OpenCL. The event will only cost you a $100 registration fee and the cost of your room and time, making it one of the best ways to get into GPU […]
Realizing the success of Nvidia’s CUDA university initiatives, AMD recently announced a new OpenCL University Kit, a collection of materials that can be used in any university environment to teach OpenCL programming. “Teaching students to effectively leverage the OpenCL standard involves all the intricacies of parallel programming plus support for a new class of heterogeneous […]