Any sufficiently advanced virtual reality is indistinguishable from actual reality.
Japanese “Killing Stone” Breaks Open
Hokusai tells of a fox spirit, Tamamo-no-mae, which wreaked havok every 500 years or so. The spirit finally embedded itself into a stone in Japan called Sessho-seki. It is said…
Shareable Parts of Reality
Will the next big content format contain bits of reality? USDZ could be a hint of things to come. Imagine programmable self-contained bits of volumetric information that can be shared with others. The process will be simple:
1. Scan a real clock
2. Program the digital version of the clock
3. Share the clock and it’s code as a single file so that others can instantiate it in their reality.
Jacob and the Giraffe
Radical director Taika Waititi recently tweeted about Jacob and the Giraffee, an animated short by Cool 3D World. This is weird, unexpected, and delightful. Enjoy!
How to Generate Waifu Art Using Machine Learning
“All of the animation is made in real-time using a StyleGan neural network trained on the Danbooru2018 dataset, a large scale anime image database with 3.33m+ images annotated with 99.7m+ tags.”
Reviewing Wonder Woman – Instant Appreciation, Delayed Appraisal
It happened, I finally saw Wonder Woman!
In order to see this movie, just so it would not be completely sold out, I had to go midday on a Saturday during perfect beach weather in L.A. 6 weeks after it premiered.
NASA and Apple Work Together to Create Visions of Harmony for Juno Jupiter Mission
Apple teamed with NASA to create a stunning 8-minute short film about NASA’s Juno Mission.
What is the Indie Galactic Space Jam?
We had an opportunity to speak with Peter Smith about the Indie Galactic Space Jam. Peter is an Assistant Professor of Game Design at the University of Central Florida and he also co-founded the Indie Galactic Space Jam which is occurring at the Melrose Center in downtown Orlando, Florida from August 13-16, 2015.
Meet the Villian by CLS Videos
“Do we really appreciate our scoundrels more than our saints? In movies we most often do.
This video weaves together years of memorable and iconic villains into a four-part montage that highlights the truly “worst of the worst”.
I hope you enjoy it.”