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- 15.03.20 That Was The Week That Was — 15th March 2020
Whilst sequences were rendering for this client video piece in 4K, we managed to steal away a few hours at the park — making sure to keep o…
- 14.03.20 Talk on going mouseless with Vim, Tmux, and Hotkeys
Talk on going mouseless with Vim, Tmux, and Hotkeys One of the best talks I’ve seen on the power of Vim.
- 11.03.20 Variable Mesh
- 10.03.20 Ceramic Noodles
- 08.03.20 That Was The Week That Was — 8th March 2020
This week I've been working towards delivery of the static images for my new Trend Micro commission. Last week I had gone too hard on brand…
- 03.03.20 Word of Mouth — Real Talk
Word of Mouth — Real Talk Wonderful episode of Word of Mouth about the science of conversation.
- 01.03.20 That Was The Week That Was — 1st March 2020
Notch is something I've been meaning to get into, ever since my friend Marc Theile mentioned it to me last year. As a fan of node based…
- 25.02.20 Richard D. James speaks to Tatsuya Takahashi - Aphex Twin
Richard D. James speaks to Tatsuya Takahashi - Aphex Twin Love this chat between James and Takahashi, which gets lovely and geeky.
- 24.02.20 That Was The Week That Was — 24th February 2020
Over the year's my desk has been host to many different notebooks, from the default Moleskine, to a super-posh Smythson Soho I picked up in…
- 16.02.20 That Was The Week That Was — 16th February 2020
I really dislike Slack. Had to use it a few times and discovered it's not for me. I find it a huge distraction to actually getting work…
- 09.02.20 That Was The Week That Was — 9th February 2020
A beautiful book arrived in the post this week from Christopher Grünberger. Analog Algorithm — Source Related Grid Systems, is a kind of gr…
- 04.02.20 How to convert a JSON file to CSV — PYTHON SCRIPT
How to convert a JSON file to CSV — PYTHON SCRIPT Just used this handy script for something I’m working on, needing to convert JSON to CSV. Wor…
- 03.02.20 That Was The Week That Was — 2nd February 2020
This week I started on a new client piece of work — something quite different to the things I've been doing of late, seeing me back using P…
- 02.02.20 Into the light
Playing with crowd simulation in Houdini.
- 01.02.20 Splendid isolation: how I stopped time by sitting in a forest for 24 hours |…
Splendid isolation: how I stopped time by sitting in a forest for 24 hours | News | The Guardian Great read about the concept of Wilderness…
- 29.01.20 Radio Four Word of Mouth — Metaphor
Radio Four Word of Mouth — Metaphor Great episode of Radio 4’s Word of Mouth on the use of Metaphor. Bren
- 27.01.20 Matthew Walker: "Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams"
Matthew Walker: "Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams" Fascinating and disturbing talk from 2017 on how sleep…
- 27.01.20 Analysing
- 26.01.20 That Was The Week That Was — 26th January 2020
With a new commercial piece of work starting next week, which will see me working in Processing, my thoughts turned to having to switch…
- 26.01.20 An Epidemic of AI Misinformation
An Epidemic of AI Misinformation Interesting read on the current state and overpromise of AI.
- 25.01.20 Creating Gradients from the Edge of a Shape in Houdini
This was something which had me baffled for a few hours. I wanted to scatter points onto an irregular shape, but control the scatter in…
- 24.01.20 More rendering for the @radiohead piece
- 21.01.20 Mona
- 21.01.20 Build
When I have spare time I try and learn new stuff in Houdini as I continue to get to know this huge software. Some times they’re really s…
- 20.01.20 That Was The Week That Was — 19th January 2020
This week I did something I've been meaning to do for a long time — I went to the cinema on my own, in the day time. For many, the cinema i…
- 20.01.20 Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe
- 18.01.20 Organic Electronic
- 17.01.20 Organic Differential
- 17.01.20 Differential Line Growth on a Mesh
- 17.01.20 Handy Timecode to Frames Calculator
Handy Timecode to Frames Calculator Right now, find this very handy.