Category Archives: Media

Clamavi De Profundis – Tolkien Poems

Clamavi De Profundis is a family that loves to sing together and record inspiring and uplifting music. Their music is influenced by classical and fantasy literature as well as cinematic, traditional, religious, and classical music. In particular they have created … Continue reading

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WordPress Blog Export and Import

I have been experimenting with export and reimport of WordPress blog posts and media content. If the Dashboard -> Tools -> Export (or under Dashboard -> Settings -> Export) was used to export “All” content and then the new destination … Continue reading

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Symbols

White Rose – Representing West Yorkshire From BBC Gardening – Plant Finder – White Rose Sea Holly Thistle – Representing Scotland From BBC Gardening – Plant Finder – Sea Holly Thistle Crescent Moon and Stars – Representing our Solar System … Continue reading

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Icelandair Airplanes with Interior Aurora LED Lighting

Icelandair has introduced a customized paint job on one of their Boeing 757s showing the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights and introduced cabin night time LED lighting effects which shimmers like an aurora. The plane is named “Hekla Aurora“. Images … Continue reading

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3D Stereo Photography

Harlyn Baker, a long term colleague and friend, visited Edinburgh on 19th June 2015. Harlyn did his M.Phil at Edinburgh, supervised by Prof. Donald Michie and Dr. Harry Barrow, my own supervisors. He completed his PhD at the University of … Continue reading

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Drawingboard in Second Life and OpenSim

Using the Media on a Prim (MOAP) capability to display web pages, including JavaScript (.js) on faces of objects in Second Life and OpenSim, a simple drawing facility can be provided. Drawingboard – Single User Whiteboard Drawingboard is a canvas … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones

Okay, I have to get into this… bought the books by George R.R. Martin to make a start… Guides and Maps HBO Viewers Guide and Map Quartermaester Interactive Map Fantastic Maps – The Lands of Ice and Fire – Poster … Continue reading

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The Illusionist

A reminder about the lovely hand drawn animated film “The Illusionist” following a down-at-heels French performer with Scotland and Edinburgh scenes. It was produced in 2010 and directed by Sylvain Chomet. More details on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Illusionist_(2010_film). A trailer is at http://www.theillusionistmovie.com

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Future My Love

The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) is presenting a series of events at the 2015 Edinburgh International Science Festival. These inspiring, future-facing events will appear under the banner: What does a low carbon future look like? See http://edinburghcentre.org/events/EISF2015. The … Continue reading

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Streaming Second Life via Steam Broadcasting

Steam has a broadcast feature that lets others watch you play a Steam game or run a Steam launched application. This can be used to broadcast Second Life activity. You add your choice of Second Life viewer to your Steam … Continue reading

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Edinburgh 3D Film Festival – Life in 3D Symposium 2014

https://sites.eca.ed.ac.uk/3dsymposium/ http://www.edinburgh-3d-film-festival.com Slide from invited talk by Dhanraj Vishwanath of St. Andrews University on neurology and psychology of 3D The Audience dons the Red/Green Glasses

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Replacement Media Server for AIAI

Roger Burroughes in the School of Informatics Computing Team has been doing experiments with me to design and provide a new flexible http://media.inf.ed.ac.uk and replacement http://media.aiai.ed.ac.uk server. The AIAI media content has been replicated on a new file server and … Continue reading

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