No Siggraph calendars for 2016

If you’re looking for Siggraph calendars for 2016 I’m afraid I haven’t had time to put them together this year.  Sorry!


Siggraph 2015 Google calendars

To add to your google calendars, cut and paste the blah@group.calendar.google.com address for the calendar into the “Add a friend’s calendar” box in the “Other calendars” list on the left side of the google calendar page.

Let me know if you see any errors.  The schedule can change, and I endeavor to update these when I see changes.

  • Courses
    8l06oq1i0r1msr2hegqjgaji0o@group.calendar.google.com
      
  • Papers
    899d9osiuvb9n3ke98ikvvk2r0@group.calendar.google.com
      
    (And links to the papers)
  • Talks (including panels)
    55g0chci5ifmsp8crcnor3ubus@group.calendar.google.com
      
  • Special events
    re6h03maiuhmlimhunl0m9p0fo@group.calendar.google.com
      
  • Birds of a feather
    vaav23f89q12t1im1uoakkf1ec@group.calendar.google.com
      

Siggraph 2013 google calendars

To add to your google calendars, cut and paste the blah@group.calendar.google.com address for the calendar into the “Add a friend’s calendar” box in the “Other calendars” list on the left side of the google calendar page.

Let me know if you see any errors.  The schedule can change, and I endeavor to update these when I see changes.  Parties: I don’t get invited to them anymore as I’m nobody’s customer, so you’re on your own 😉

  • Courses
    7dt1m4p5b5csqgi3m8lorogv9c@group.calendar.google.com
    XML iCal HTML
  • Papers
    k0eohhf6ge1q4jjdedm165157s@group.calendar.google.com
    XML iCal HTML
  • Talks (including panels)
    u8oideatih0joc794rur893leg@group.calendar.google.com
    XML iCal HTML
  • Special events
    j9g3t3f12kmqlg2b3r96a87om0@group.calendar.google.com
    XML iCal HTML
  • Birds of a feather
    880kqdmf86cd68rsvcoohp6ar8@group.calendar.google.com
    XML iCal HTML

And maybe I’ll see you all in Anaheim for beers!

Update: See this great set of links to conference content.


Comparing 160-bit hash values with SSE

I’m writing this up as it’s one of those things I was trying to do and thought I’d just be able to crib how to do it from the Internet yet a good amount of googleing turned up nothing.  So here it it for anyone else looking for the same thing.

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Projection mapping Arthur’s Seat

Here’s something fun I found while clearing out the hard drives on my old pc—my undergraduate graphics project.  Basically it involved projection mapping photographs of Arthur’s Seat (a big hill in Edinburgh) onto a model created from map contours.  Here’s a couple of videos:

Looks like shit, huh?  But it was a big deal for an undergraduate in 1997 😉

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My first plugin

My first vfx job was with Smoke & Mirrors in London—I use the word ‘job’ in the loosest sense, as they were actually part-sponsoring my doctorate and part of the deal was that they had to employ me for three months over the three years (it was actually more complicated than that, involving a subsidiary that went bust, but that’s a story for another day).

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Siggraph sketch that never happened

Back in 2003, I submitted a sketch to Siggraph on my thesis work.  I had been working at Framestore for a few months, was waiting for the University to organise my viva and figured that if I got something accepted I might have a fighting chance of getting someone else to pay my airfare to San Diego.

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