Wiimote + MacBook Pro + Dome

Paul Bourke and a few of his colleagues from the University of Western Australia have recently developed an immersive 3D environment using a SXGA+ projector, a Dome, a MacBook Pro, and finally, a Wiimote. Check it out: The exercise illustrated here was to evaluate the potential of the Wii as a low cost wireless 3D […]

Programming note

Kiltak sent me a message last night saying that the baby is on the way! Good luck to Kiltak, his wife and newborn child! That means I’m starting my guest blogging labors earlier than expected, too.   Ok, breathe: hoo-hoo-hee. hoo-hoo-hee. I’ll have something posted here soon.

Leaping Shampoo and the Kaye Effect

Researchers at the University of Twente in The Netherlands won a prestigious place in the ‘Hall of Fame’ of videos about fluid-in-motion. They have made a video of leaping shampoo, in which they explain the so-called Kaye effect. Scientifically interesting but also of great aesthetic beauty! The Kaye Effect is a strange property of complex […]