(2/2) To support our social VR CHI video co-watching, I created a discord server, where we’ll find each other and organize (note: hubs can be accessed on desktop and mobile, you don’t need to use VR). If you’re interested, join https://discord.gg/pKeU5K9
The Uberization of Academic Conferences … I honestly don’t know what to think about this, but I imagine some pretty funny/sad dystopian short stories based on the near-future evolution of this https://chi2019.acm.org/for-attendees/remote-attendance/
Minnesotans: Tell your lawmakers to support your #RightToRepair. @RepPeterFischer's H.F. 1138 would make it easier for people to fix their broken devices, rather than having to throw them away and buy new ones. https://action.eff.org/o/9042/p/dia/action4/common/public/?action_KEY=10920
After reading more about current/modern travel/street cameras, I have a better understanding of what I want. small “enough”. Very little lens “bump” in the pocket. Fast, fixed (not interchangeable) prime lens.
Current candidate: FujiFilm X100F https://www.fujifilm.com/products/digita... https://bmaci.me/2019/04/28/after-reading-more.html
Overwatch now has a custom workshop where you can script your own behaviors and characters.
I personal have little interest in this. The last thing I want to do when I get done with programming for work is program for play.
Oh Boing Boing, you bring the world to our desktop in all it’s glory. https://boingboing.net/2019/04/22/easter-bunny-beats-up-florida.html
I love a good post about fonts. The US government General Services Administration has introduced a new typeface called Public Sans for when you need something that's "simple, neutral, and isn’t Helvetica" https://kottke.org/19/04/public-sans-a-new-typeface-from-the-us-government
Hey video nerds. I’m enamored with the idea of using a high quality camera as my webcam, using an Elgato CamLink4k. The cheapest supported (https://www.elgato.com/en/gaming/cam-link/camera-check) DLSR or Mirrorless (something with good depth of field) I can find is the Rebel SL2.
The Georgia Tech Alumni magazine has an article about me this issue ... and an article about my brilliant wife Beth Mynatt on the very next page! Well played, GT, well played. https://youtu.be/Jj7PZ5KjRgw
As I sit and read my email after the Tornado Watch was lifted for the past few hours, I find it ironic to read about the potential negative impact of 5G on weather forecasting … https://hackaday.com/2019/04/16/5g-buildout-likely-to-put-weather-forecasting-at-risk/
Researcher in AR/VR/MR/XR/3D/etc etc etc. Dad and Husband. Bagpiper.
A place for MacMynatt's and their friends to toot to their hearts content. Be excellent to each other, and have a look at what that means around here. Contact @blair for instance-related questions.