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Resource Of The Week 1/19 – Beautiful Visualization

by Randall Handon January 19, 2011
This week’s “Recommended Resource” comes not from Amazon, but from O’Reilly who is hosting a huge sale on the Top 25 of 2010.  For today only, you can get the DRM-Free e-Book version of their Top 25 titles, including the popular “Beautiful Visualization”, at an impressive 60% Off. For one day only, you can save […]


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Resource of the Week 10/6/2010: Learning Python

by Randall Handon October 6, 2010
It seems no matter what field you work in these days, if you work with computers you’ve probably heard of the language “Python”.  Currently the core of scripting systems in tools varying from Nuke to Maya to ParaView, the amazing flexibility and simplicity of the language make it an attractive choice for both developers and […]
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Resource Of The Week 9/29/2010: Digital Compositing

by Randall Handon September 29, 2010
This week’s recommended resource is the second edition of Ron Brinkman’s classic “The Art & Science of Digital Compositing” which brings together examples, walkthroughs, and interviews with experts on some of the biggest names in cinema, which is currently on-sale on Amazon for an impressive 45% off! The classic reference, with over 25,000 copies in […]

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Resource Of the Week: The Art Of Concurrency

by Randall Handon September 22, 2010
Whether you’re at GTC this week or not, you’ve no doubt heard the amazing claims of performance boosts possible with using not just CUDA, but any GPU-acceleration system.  However, you can’t just recompile your code and expect massive boosts, you have to dig deep and invest the time and tools to completely rebuild your algorithms […]
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Resource Of The Week 9/1/10: CUDA By Example

by Randall Handon September 1, 2010
This week’s recommended resource is for anyone gearing up for NVidia’s GPU Technology Conference at the end of this month, and comes straight from two senior developers in the CUDA software platform team, the recently released CUDA By Example. CUDA by Example, written by two senior members of the CUDA software platform team, shows programmers […]