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Michelle Willard


Former reporter. Recovering archaeologist. Political nerd.

User Since

Mar 08, 2018


AI Offers Hope for Faster Relief from Depression

Feb 17, 2018 at 10:02 am by SchelleFire

Thinking about depression treatment is likely to depress you. The disease, which is the world's leading cause of disability, affects an estimated 300 million people globally..... Read More

Unreal Engine Developers Honored at the 2018 Lumiere Awards

Feb 16, 2018 at 04:07 pm by SchelleFire

Numerous Unreal Engine developers earned top honors in key categories during The Lumiere Awards, which took place at Warner Bros. Studios in Hollywood on Monday evening.From B.... Read More

ProBuilder joins Unity offering integrated in-editor Advanced Level Design

Feb 16, 2018 at 12:22 pm by SchelleFire

Gabriel & Karl have been delivering awesome tools to enable fast and easy level design directly in the Unity Editor. With ProBuilder you design, prototype and play test ra.... Read More

NVIDIA executive testifies before congress on artificial intelligence

Feb 16, 2018 at 12:13 pm by SchelleFire

Artificial intelligence represents the biggest technological and economic shift in our lifetime, NVIDIA's Ian Buck told a U.S. Congressional committee Wednesday. In testimony.... Read More

Unity introduces a 2D game kit with drag and drop

Feb 14, 2018 at 02:02 pm by SchelleFire

Unity Brighton's Content Team - who brought you learning projects Survival Shooter, Adventure Game and Trash Dash - are now unveiling their latest creation: a 2D Gamekit for a.... Read More

Meet Ravi Ramamoorthi, a new fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery

Feb 14, 2018 at 10:28 am by SchelleFire

For his pioneering contributions in the creation of realistic graphics and advances in computer vision, Ravi Ramamoorthi has been elected a Fellow of the Association for Compu.... Read More

All VFX Oscar nominees used NVIDIA GPUs

Feb 13, 2018 at 02:21 pm by SchelleFire

For the 10th consecutive year, every movie up for Best Visual Effects at the Academy Awards was created using NVIDIA Quadro GPUs. The 90th annual Academy Awards -- bette.... Read More

HP Revs Up Workstation, Unveils New VR Productsand Services

Feb 13, 2018 at 12:42 pm by SchelleFire

At SOLIDWORKS World, HP today announced it will power its bestselling performance workstation, the HP Z4, with a choice of Intel® Xeon® or CoreTM X processors and support du.... Read More

Blender announces 2.8 Code Quest

Feb 13, 2018 at 08:32 am by SchelleFire

On Monday, Feb. 12, the Blender Foundation announced "Blender 2.8 Code Quest," a crowd-funded event to gather the core developers to release the first version of the much anti.... Read More

ZBrush announces dates for annual summit

Feb 12, 2018 at 07:53 pm by SchelleFire

Pixologic will take over Hollywood's prestigious Gnomon School facilities duringZBrush Summit 2018, set for Sept. 28-30. The annual Summit is the year's biggest event for ZBru.... Read More

Take a Unity-authorized course to boost your skill set

Feb 12, 2018 at 02:02 pm by SchelleFire

Unity Education has collaborated with a number of the top learning companies such as Udemy, Pluralsight, and Udacity to ensure you learn up-to-date, industry-standard practice.... Read More

Win a free pass to SIGGRAPH 2018 with this contest

Feb 12, 2018 at 10:42 am by SchelleFire

The SIGGRAPH 2018 conference has teamed up with FlyOver Canada to bring the community a Themed Entertainment Contest, inviting creators to develop content specific to the FlyO.... Read More

VLC 3.0 is Available: Free and Open-Source Media Player

Feb 10, 2018 at 04:02 am by SchelleFire

media player VLC media player (commonly known as VLC) is a free and open-source, portable and cross-platform media player and streaming media server developed by the VideoLAN.... Read More

HOUDINI INDIE: 4K Render Resolution and a Supplementary License

Feb 08, 2018 at 10:21 am by SchelleFire

houdini The Houdini Indie program has been a successful initiative designed to provide indie animators and gamedevs, who have a gross income less than $100K USD, with access.... Read More

Call for betatesters: FLIP fluids add-on

Feb 07, 2018 at 07:54 pm by SchelleFire

blender FLIP Fluids is a powerful liquid simulation add-on that gives you the ability to create high-quality fluid effects all within Blender. Created by Ryan Guy and Dennis F.... Read More

How Scripps Network amped up its rendering horsepower

Feb 07, 2018 at 11:02 am by SchelleFire

Scripps Network Interactive is the leading developer of lifestyle content across TV, digital, and emerging platforms. With brands including HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, C.... Read More

Reallusion, Persistant Studios partner iClone and PopcornFX for real-time VFX platform

Feb 07, 2018 at 08:02 am by SchelleFire

Reallusion iClone and Persistant Studios / PopcornFX release a next-level VFX plugin for production of realtime 3D particle effects equipped with specialized libraries and su.... Read More

Faceware Technologies announces 2018 pricing

Feb 06, 2018 at 06:02 pm by SchelleFire

Faceware Technologies announced brand new pricing for 2018. From price reductions on popular software licenses to new services to new hardware/software bundles, the new prici.... Read More

Lenovo recalls ThinkPad X1 Carbon made from 2016-2017

Feb 06, 2018 at 04:34 pm by SchelleFire

Lenovo issued the following statement about a voluntary recall of 5th generation ThinkPad X1 Carbons: In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), L.... Read More

Crap (A Beeple Retrospective) comes to New York

Jan 31, 2018 at 12:50 pm by SchelleFire

The incredible work of 3D artist Mike Winkelmann, best known in the creative community the world over as Beeple and one of the foremost users of the company's Cinema 4D softwa.... Read More