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The art and craft of digital design

At Siggraph, designers gather around tools for creating virtual images--and hear a real-world reminder.

At the Siggraph show in Boston, designers gather to look at the latest tools for creating virtual images--and hear a real-world reminder.

Microsoft turns photo albums into navigable 3D worlds

Using system developed at University of Washington, it creates browser that can turn set of pictures into virtual 3D space.
August 2, 2006

Photosynth browser draws from personal photos or shots culled from photo-sharing sites to create 3D space users can "walk around" in.
August 2, 2006

Special shoes, with wheels like roller skates, allow a person to walk around a virtual environment.
August 3, 2006

blog Gritty city and sleek lab are two very different looks, but they mingle happily for a pair of rodents in winner "One Rat Short."
August 3, 2006

Are violent video games really a problem?

Panelists and audience members at Siggraph 2006 discuss whether uproar is based in fact or just a soapbox for politicians.
August 2, 2006

Want to shake hands with an on-screen avatar or capture some goblins? These projects aim to get you there.
August 2, 2006

Disney design exec touts good ol' pen and paper

Imagineering honcho says old-fashioned tools are as important as modern graphics technology when it comes to creating virtual worlds.
August 1, 2006

Taking on fair use, privacy and DRM

Sony, the Software Freedom Law Center and others weigh in on digital rights management.
August 1, 2006

A Siggraph art gallery offers a look at mixed media from audio to 3D and animation.
July 31, 2006

WebTV founder touts new film-and-video animation

Steve Perlman says new system can generate "photo real" animated figures quicker, cheaper than current technology.
July 31, 2006

Collective dreams of connected PCs

Software called Electric Sheep taps users' spare processing power to create ever-evolving art on your desktop.
July 28, 2006

Project combines distributed computing, open-source software with psychedelic magic to produce flock of colorful screensavers.
July 28, 2006