Last week some buzz in the Mac user community was around the discovered function of Text Substitution included in Mountain Lion. With Text Substitution turned on you type something like (c) and it converts automatically to the copyright symbol ©. I found that intriguing because I sometimes need those odd characters and sometimes I’m typing […]
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Hopefully our youth is inspired by the Olympic athletes to excel in sports AND to help make progress in engineering and science.
Why are zebras striped and what does it have to do with visualization? The Economist is offering up their take on this. economist article
Richard Smith over at Symscape blogged about this and he was right, it was worth watching. Apparently it was to promote the movie Chronicle. There is no known connection to EnSight – we just like the creativity of the stunt and want to be able to fly cool RC people too.
ThrustSSC, the British jet-powered car holds the current land speed record, set in 1997, of 763mph. ThrustSSC used EnSight to help it break the record, along with computing power of Cray Research. (citation) Now teams are going after the record again. An all volunteer team of Americans is trying to bring the record back to […]