Older blog entries for davidtrowbridge (starting at number 3)

Doobeedoo. So apparently they love me at work. Not a bad position to be in, I suppose.

My new python bindings for nVidia's Cg runtime seem to work well enough, and I'm loosely toying with writing a not-quite-so-proprietary clone of CgLabs. I love that nVidia makes linux versions of their stuff, but its hard for it to be useful when one needs expensive, windows-only, proprietary tools to create models or textures.

And thus ends my short little rant.

3 Aug 2003 (updated 6 Aug 2003 at 08:16 UTC) »

It seems I've finally come out of my few days of unproductiveness. I managed to write my first real set of vertex/fragment programs, implementing Gooch shading (if you haven't heard of it, its a nifty shading method devised by Amy & Bruce Gooch over at the university of Utah which is more ideal for technical visualization than standard shading), so I'm happy. Now time to swig the cg runtime ;)

So life is a little strange right now. Its completely dead at work, due to 6 people deciding on simultaneous vacations.

Had a nice evening with some friends, made a pizza and rented a couple peter sellers movies. The genius of that man will never cease to amaze me.

And somehow, the last two hours seem to have completely disappeared. I have no clue where they went. Amazingly enough, it seems like the interweb played a small part in their mysterious disappearance.

Well, after a little prodding from timriker, I finally created an account here. We'll see how this diary widget works out.

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