I love the yearly WordPress Blog Summary. There were 38 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 72 posts. There were 205 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 116 MB. That’s about 4 pictures per week. The busiest day of the year was September 5th with 856 views. The most popular post that day wasSiggraph 2012 Real-Time Live!
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Real-Time Live! is the premiere showcase to share your latest project. Last year saw an amazing line-up including recent projects from Criterion/EA, NVidia, Geomerics, Digital Artforms, Microsoft, Aki Rodic’s solo SCAD project and more. We encourage diversity; any interactive, real-time submissions are accepted. Come join the show in LA this year; Real-Time Live! @ Sggraph 2012.
Monday night we hit Gio’s family restaurant, Q4 Al Centro. I couldn’t decide between the Tenderloin and the family-recipe Spaghetti; so they gave me both, or course. Amazing food, wine, desserts, service and ambiance. An all round perfect Italian; and if you go – I totally recommend the Spaghetti – it’s crazy good.
Saturday night I hit Vij’s with Raj. Damn, what a great place, one of the nicest, most original indian meals I’ve ever eaten, but still with a strong sense of authenticity. The restaurant does not take reservations and a 2.5 hour wait is usual; we wandered off to review a couple of local pubs and work on our appetite. If you get chance to visit this place on your travels to Vancouver, it’s worth it.
The incredible maker 3D printers in The Studio, along with several hundred PC’s running Cry Engine, Photoshop and all kinda of other goodies. I bumped into ex-ILM’er Chris Evans from Crytek who was instructing for the week; what a decent … Continue reading →
Final Real-Time Live! setup and technical rehearsals with the presenters. These guys rocked; seriously. This was the first time anyone had seen the presentations one after another. I was pleased with the running order although it would have been hard … Continue reading →
More empty Convention Center and setup in the Studio and Sandbox areas. You can tell who’d done this before; I was silently freaking out while everyone was strolling around casually. Despite the laid back attitude things came together pretty quick. … Continue reading →
Saturday; an empty convention center and Real-Time Live! setup. There were so many boxes in this room it looked like the warehouse from Indiana Jones. Fortunately Freeman know what they’re doing. Luke, the AV MC worked from backstage, and what … Continue reading →