Archive for date: May 7, 2006

Book Acquisition: Johnson’s Natural History: The Illustrated Animal Kingdom

May 7, 2006 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Well, I couldn’t resist. I was in a rare bookstore in Salt Lake, and saw that they had both volumes of Johnson’s Natural History: The Illustrated Animal Kingdom. Doesn’t ring any bells? It’s the book that inspired many an O’Reilly book cover with its etchings of many different animals, over 1500 of them. It was […]

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The world has changed…

May 7, 2006 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

While flying back from Salt Lake City this evening, the fifty something year old women sitting next to me had a RAZR phone, a video Ipod, and when I glanced over, I noticed that she was listing to the Science Friday podcast. Technology really can change the world. Technorati Tags: Podcasting

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Sketches Committee

May 7, 2006 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

You might have noticed that I’ve been a bit lax in updating my blogs. The reason is simple: I have been preparing for, and during the weekend attending the SIGGRAPH sketch jury. To anyone who is interested in serving on the jury: I heartily recommend it. While it is a stack of work, it is […]

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