Archive for date: March 13, 2006

Drivel from Intelligent Design the Future

March 13, 2006 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Oh dear. Check out Intelligent Design the Future: Percival Lowell, Mars and Intelligent Design Today’s Google icon pays homage to Percival Lowell, the 19th century astronomer who popularized the notion that there were Martian-made canals on the surface of Mars and, therefore, Martians. The larger story surrounding his famous blunder discredits the idea that science […]

Making Your Own Greenscreen/Bluescreen or Backdrop and a Stand for It

March 13, 2006 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’ve wanted to make one of these for quite some time. Technorati Tags: Video, Film, Special Effects

From metamerist: Pigeonholing Algorithms & Self-fulfilling Prophecies

March 13, 2006 | General, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

Metamerist was musing abut Pigeonholing Algorithms & Self-fulfilling Prophecies this morning, a subject that I’m kind of interested in as well.   We’ve all used these systems which try to evaluate our choices in music or books, and then make suggestions based upon what we say.   They are sometimes useful, but most often useless in trying […]