|Why SGI Just Won't Die, and Other Metaphysical Stuff
||Ah, as the saying goes, "Hindsight is 20/20." Your past can be crystal clear at times. I like looking back occasionally, and today my third eye focuses on SGI, the company formerly known as Silicon Graphics, Inc.
|10 3D Predictions for 2001
||There is one prediction about the 3D industry that you don't need a crystal ball or tarot cards to prognosticate with: change is inevitable. Looking back only five years ago gives us a serious wake up call to how fast the high tech computer graphics industry moves, and provides a context for looking towards the future.
|Hey 3D Companies: Play Well With Others Dammit!
||Prognosticating about what software companies do and don't do is a habit of this mystic, who is rooted in a long tradition of speaking up when something in the CG universe isn't quite right. And this is definitely the case in my latest musing here at 3Dgate. What I am referring to is the utter lack of cooperation between competing 3D software companies in creating an open, cross-application compatible file format for 3D data.