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3DCAMP 2013

By David Louis Haydon Over 400 attendees walked among 3D gadgets, printers and scanners that covered the floor of the Gerald D. Hine College of Architecture building Saturday during 3DCAMP Houston, a one day annual conference that showcases the 3D industry in Houston. High school students made up the majority of those present, with college kids and professionals in the ... Read More »

3DCAMP Houston

  The future is here! 3D CAMP Houston is happening October 5th. Remember when you saw your first ever 3D movie. If you felt dizzy or nauseated, they instructed you to put your head between your knees, no need for that here. Keep your head up and your ears and eyes open, 3D CAMP Houston is about all things 3D, but ... Read More »

No Green Alternatives: Orange Greening, Agent Orange, and The Green Revolution

  By Nick Cooper Image by Blake Jones Are your concerns about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) justified, or are you just freaked out by ‘frankenfoods?’ Recently, The New York Times ran a story about Citrus Greening Disease, which has been wiping out the world’s orange crops. The article says to defeat the bacteria that cause the disease, we just need to ... Read More »

The Future of Video Games: A Theory

By Rob McCarthy Illustration by Blake Jones In the ‘80s, after-school activities often included hours spent at the local arcade pumping quarter after quarter into PAC-MAN and Galaga. Some fortunate folks could enjoy playing games such as Pong and Pitfall in the comfort of their own home. If you were mathematically inclined enough, you could dominate PAC-MAN in a very ... Read More »

Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop.

By Laura Coburn Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop. June 2- Aug 25, 2013 We have all learned about how the celebrities, runway models, and political leaders sporting a gleaming smile and a perfectly contoured body on the front covers of Sport Illustrated, People, Cosmopolitan, and Time Magazine do not actually look as spectacular in reality. Nearly every image has ... Read More »

INSTANT NEW GAS STATIONS DOWNTOWN

Here is one Houston-related goof on Apple Maps, which is going to need some debugging before it ever catches on. This comes to us via a tumblr called “The Amazing iOS6 Maps,” which adds the caption: “Downtown Houston’s newest filling stations on the skyline rooftops! (Those are corporate headquarters, not gas stations).” My question is:  What kind of tires are ... Read More »

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson - The Full Interview

By Will Guess Science in America has taken a backseat in recent years to many other things, but there is one person who is trying to reinvigorate people’s interest and show how important it is to humanity’s survival - Neil deGrasse Tyson.  Dr. Tyson has a laundry list of accomplishments from writing over 10 books to serving under President Bush ... Read More »

The Survivor’s Dilemma

By Tyler Barber Friendly? Think you would be in a zombie apocalypse? Most people seem to start off well-intentioned, but the world of DayZ has a way of changing people. I went from upstanding citizen of the overturned world — offering bandages, food, water to any fellow survivor in need — to a paranoid, calculating murderer. How can a game ... Read More »

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