Archive for date: August 17, 2005

Pixar Animation’s Joe Ranft Killed in Auto Accident

August 17, 2005 | Computer Graphics, News | By: Mark VandeWettering

Holy crap, I spent the day at home today, and was scanning my usual blogs when I read this shocking article that Pixarian Joe Ranft had been killed in an automobile crash. While I didn’t know Joe personally, his infectious smile and humor were a regular feature of the halls at Pixar, as was his […]

Fluid Simulation for Games

August 17, 2005 | Computer Graphics | By: Mark VandeWettering

Every once in a while, it disturbs me that there are parts of the computer graphics world that I rarely delve into, and simulation near the top of the list. I did spend some time fifteen years ago trying to understand inverse kinematics and the like, mostly in the context of robot motion planning, but […]