Archive for date: March 7, 2005

“Who cares what others think?” redux

March 7, 2005 | Blogging, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

A couple of days ago I commented on the whole podcastalley hullaballo and the role that popularity plays in the actions of blogger/podcasters. You can go back to here if you missed it all, or just wanted to review. My point was really that pursuing popularity (or more specifically, superficial measures of popularity) was kind […]

Car Physics

March 7, 2005 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

Marco Monster has a nice tutorial article on Car Physics (mirrored here) that’s worth reading if you are thinking about writing your own version of Grand Tourismo. There is also a ton of good links at the motorsport sim Wiki. Addendum: Brian Beckman’s Physics of Racing series can be found here as a set of […]

Screw You, America West

March 7, 2005 | General, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, it’s one o’clock in the morning on Monday. If everything was right with the world, I probably would be at the Oakland Airport awaiting the arrival of my wife and son on their scheduled America West flight. After all, I checked the flight information before I left for the airport, and all seemed well. […]