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New Orleans

The city that never sleeps. I’d forgotten about that little tag. We got in on Sunday night at 10, worried about finding a decent place to eat. We shouldn’t have. We got out of the hotel room on Royal Street and the city was as busy as if it were ...

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Second and third days of Siggraph exhibition

I have been thinking about updating this blog everyday since Wednesday night but the time and circumstances have consistently kept me away from my computer. The presentations of Vue 8 and talking to people about it continued on through those days. The most popular of my presentations was the ones ...

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First day of Siggraph exhibition

Forward: I wrote this on Tuesday and forgot to hit that all important publish button. So the yesterday that follows here is actually monday. Let me back up a little, to yesterday morning. Vladimir and I walked in, looking for the e-on software booth. We’d seen it several times on ...

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Getting ready for the show

We spent the day with the e-on software team, mostly standing around while they got the booth put together, then a meeting about what we would be showing off for Vue 8. They are great people and I can tell it is going to be fun working with them. An ...

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First night in New Orleans

When I got to the little Boise airport yesterday, my carry on backpack with all my electronics, books, etc. got searched. And then the lady came back with the halva we’d brought for friends. What’s this? So I explained to her that it was a sweet treat from Russia made ...

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Getting there

My trip to Siggraph is perhaps one of the most indirect of anyone getting there. Yesterday I drove from my home in Utah to my parents home in Idaho and will be flying out of the Boise airport, meeting up with Vladimir back in Salt Lake to catch the flight ...

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Panic at the desktop

It’s well established that I’m a writer and a mom. This means that getting ready for work usually doesn’t involve more than brush teeth, shower, lotion, clothes. To get ready to look my best everyday, this morning I practiced adding in the other things, like killing my hair with heat ...

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More prep for Siggraph 2009

Before we get into the art that I’m working on, let me tell you about the beautiful art my four year old had been doing. First, walls make great canvases. But so do TVs. The preferable method for walls is marker. And for TVs it’s peanut butter. Make sure you ...

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Siggraph preparation

I’ve been getting ready for Siggraph for several months, and now that preparation is wrapping up. I’m getting both excited and nervous. In a week we’ll be in New Orleans. I’ll be blogging and tweeting this from now till the end. So this Siggraph for me is woven through my ...

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