When we consider the impact of computer graphics we usually think of Hollywood motion picture special-effects, or beautifully crafted images and commercials from high-end marketing firms, which both seem like products of the east and west coasts. We don’t think of midwestern artists or public university departments as being part of that world. Yet this is exactly where much of the pioneering work in computer graphics was done and its commercialization was born.Continue reading
Today was my last day of employment, and I will now be exchanging the two major foci of my creative time.
My interests in photography and astronomy and art was always secondary to my full-time work as a color scientist, an occupation that has provided a long and fulfilling career.
But this particular outcome was something of a fluke; the education I pursued was a hodge-podge of art, science, and engineering, and my early career was filled with jobs at not-quite-successful entrepreneurial startups that caused my dad to inquire where I was working next, because he wanted to avoid investing there!Continue reading