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Siggraph ‘17, Virtual Mike and Me

August 17th 2017

Read Jon's latest article on EE Times - Siggraph ‘17, Virtual Mike and Me - Siggraph continues to attract imaginative and sometimes astonishing people and ideas. It has over the years maintained its fresh, “look at what I did” personality. That’s partially due to the constant influx (for 44 years now) of newbees who didn’t know it couldn’t be done, so they did it.

Almost 17,000 people came to Siggraph this year--up 21.4% from last year--along with 190 exhibitors, up 27% from last year. It’s impossible to summarize five days of exhibits and meetings, but here’s the top of mind stuff.

What I saw at Siggraph

Techwatch August 14th 2017

Ever new and ever magical This was my 38th Siggraph, and it was as exciting as the first one, well maybe not the first one, but pretty damn exciting nonetheless. Siggraph continues to attract imaginative and sometimes astonishing people and ideas, and has over the years maintained its fresh, “look at what I did” personality. That’s partially due to the constant influx (for 44 years now) of people who didn’t know it couldn’t be done, so they did it.  Almost 17,000 people came to Siggraph this year (up 21.4% from last year), along with 190

A Theory About PC Gaming

A simple proposition: most modern PC gaming requires deeper thought and higher analytical skills than console gaming, and therefore is better for the human brain. Pretty obviously, this is a theory of mine made without scientific research but I'm willing to wager there is a neuroscientist out there who would Click here to read this blog entry

PMA in Las Vegas: new cameras cover old ground

The groundhog poked his nose out of his house and apparently he did not like what he saw — or maybe he did. I get confused. Whatever happened with the U.S. weather rodent, whether he went back in his hole or came out and danced, his priests declared six Click here to read this blog entry

Jon Peddie now has news feeds

Jon Peddie now has news feeds Read the complete article

Ink — I love ink

Electronic ink or electronic paper (e-paper) was developed in the 1970s by Nick Sheridon at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center and it was called Gyricon. Its technical name is electrophoretic display meaning a display that forms visible images by rearranging charged pigment particles (i.e., powder like substances) using an Click here to read this blog entry

My CES

Behold the Consumer Electronics Show, an almost legendary annual occurrence which draws well over a hundred thousand people to Las Vegas. Being a gaming analyst the acronym CES would be more aptly defined as the Computer Entertainment Show, at least that's what I was looking for. My CES experience started Click here to read this blog entry