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Sept. 12, 2011
Download Podcast Download the Podcast for September 11, 2011 Show Notes Introduction Michael Boldischar Sean Godinez Brian Morgan Computer Graphics Cloth Simulation Algorithms http://www.geeks3d.com/20110825/opencloth-a-collection-of-cloth-simulation-algorithms/ WebGL Raytracing Water Simulation http://www.geeks3d.com/20110818/raytraced-water-simulation-webgl/ http://madebyevan.com/webgl-water/ http://rastergrid.com/blog/2011/08/an-introduction-to-opengl-4-2/ Android Google Buys Motorola Mobility http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/08/supercharging-android-google-to-acquire.html Amazon Kindle Rumors http://gizmodo.com/5837061/this-is-amazons-kindle-tablet Android Steals 20% of iPad Tablet Market http://www.bgr.com/2011/08/12/android-steals-20-of-tablet-market-from-ipad-over-past-year/ Gaming Tactile Feedback from Disney http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/08/110808152421.htm Battlefield 3: Focusing on Innovation http://www.ign.com/videos/2011/09/04/battlefield-3-focussing-on-innovation?objectid=14209865 http://www.slideshare.net/DICEStudio/five-rendering-ideas-from-battlefield-3-need-for-speed-the-run Minecraft and Steam http://multiplayerblog.mtv.com/2011/08/30/minecraft-steam/ Discussion Topic: Using content delivery services. Good idea for new games? Build or buy? Other/Random George Clooney Suggests Matt Damon For Presidency Spotlight Microtransactions/In App Billing in Android http://developer.android.com/guide/market/billing/index.html Conclusion We are accepting short audio questions to play during one of our recorded episodes. If you would like your question played on our show, email an audio clip to [email protected] You can find show notes on our website: www.disgruntledrats.com Friend us on Facebook for your chance to win a Disgruntled Rats t-shirt If we made a mistake or you have news to share, or want a product reviewed, email us at [email protected]
July 12, 2011
Download Podcast Download the Podcast for July 10, 2011 Show Notes Introduction The Crew Michael Boldischar Sean Godinez Brian Morgan Computer Graphics 1. Neo Axis New Graphics Mobile Engines Released http://www.neoaxis.com/news 2. Neuro-Systems Augmented Reality http://www.neuro-systems.net/ Other News 1. Judge rules against Google in Street View ‘Wi-Spy’ lawsuit http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9218106/Judge_rules_against_Google_in_Street_View_Wi_Spy_lawsuit 2. Massive botnet ‘indestructible,’ say researchers 4.5M-strong botnet ‘most sophisticated threat today’ to Windows PCs http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9218034/Massive_botnet_indestructible_say_researchers Android 1. Google Maps = offline mode? http://www.engadget.com/2011/06/08/google-maps-navigation-to-go-offline-this-summer-garmin-and-tom/ 2. Google+ now available on Android Market https://market.android.com/details?id=com.google.android.apps.plus 3. HTC Evo 3D Released http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/07/05/htc-evo-3d-review-a-nearly-flawless-device-with-one-insanely-useless-gimmick/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+PlanetAndroidCom+%28Planet+Android%29&utm_content=Google+Reader 3D Modeling 1. Mobile Virtual World With a Flexible Virtual Reality System http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/05/110531135711.htm 2. Valve Source SDK Released http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2011/06/30/not-only-but-also-source-sdk-to-be-free/ Gaming 1. Heroes Of Might And Magic 3 Comes To Android http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/06/14/heroes-of-might-and-magic-3-comes-to-android-insert-extreme-excitement-here/ 2. Kinder, Gentler Video Games May Actually Be Good for Players http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/06/110606113403.htm 3. Team Fortress 2 To Become Free Game http://www.develop-online.net/news/38103/Team-Fortress-2-becomes-free-forever SpotLight Presenter: Sean Godinez Bump Mapping Parallax Mapping Relief Mapping Conclusion Look for us at the Twin Cities Java User Group Convention in August, 8th 2011! As always, go to www.disgruntledrats.com and Like us on facebook to be entered in a monthly drawing for a free DGR T-shirt. They are awesome!
May 23, 2011
Show Notes Introduction Michael Boldischar Sean Godinez Brian Morgan Special Guest: John Carlson Computer Graphics 1. Survey of Game Developer Salaries http://www.cgw.com/Press-Center/News/2011/2010-Game-Developer-Salary-Survey-Reports-Mainst.aspx PhysX 3.X Roadmap http://www.geeks3d.com/20110511/physx-3-x-roadmap-details-linux-version/ 2. Intel OpenCL SDK 1.1 http://www.geeks3d.com/20110510/intel-opencl-1-1-sdk-beta-version/ 3. GPU To Accelerate the Linux Kernel http://www.geeks3d.com/20110509/kgpu-when-the-gpu-is-used-to-accelerate-the-linux-kernel/ Android 1. Google blocks rooted Android phones http://www.androidcentral.com/google-movies-blocked-rooted-devices 2. Netflix App Comes to Android http://www.engadget.com/2011/05/12/netflix-releases-android-app-for-select-htc-phones-samsung-nexu/ 3. Hello Verizon, Goodbye Unlimited Data http://www.pcworld.com/article/228256/verizon_say_so_long_to_unlimited_data.html 4. Evo 3D Preorders http://www.tgdaily.com/mobility-brief/56049-radio-shack-opens-up-htc-evo-3d-pre-orders http://www.tgdaily.com/mobility-brief/55711-best-buy-opens-up-evo-3d-pre-orders 5. Ice Cream Sandwich Details http://www.tgdaily.com/mobility-features/55867-google-android-24-will-be-a-de-fragmented-ice-cream-sandwich 3D Modeling 1. Walt Disney Open Sources Two Software Programs http://www.cgw.com/Press-Center/News/2011/Walt-Disney-Animation-Studios-Announces-Open-Sou.aspx http://www.disneyanimation.com/technology/opensource.html Gaming 1. Free Xbox with Student Laptop Purchase http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20064263-17.html?tag=mncol;title 2. Arrrghhh! Stop Virtual Pirates! http://news.cnet.com/8301-13506_3-20061821-17.html?tag=mncol;title http://mmowgli.nps.edu/mmowgli 3. XPeria Play Coming Next Week http://www.tgdaily.com/mobility-brief/56002-xperia-play-finally-coming-to-us-next-week 4. Sony, Sony, Sony = ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Hotz http://ps3movies.ign.com/ps3/document/article/108/1086720/gov.uscourts.cand.226894.1.0.pdf http://www.tomshardware.com/news/PlayStation-Linux-PS3-Xbox-Xbox-360,10311.html http://blog.us.playstation.com/2011/04/11/settlement-in-george-hotz-case/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=george_hotz_041111 http://www.zdnet.com/blog/gamification/security-expert-testifies-sony-servers-went-unpatched/374 http://www.tomsguide.com/us/credit-card-phishing-Sony-Server-PSN-Breach,news-11271.html http://www.tomshardware.com/news/PlayStation-Network-PSN-PSN-premium-XBL-Xbox-Live,10457.html http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/34766/Hacker_Attacks_Against_Sony_Continue.php Other 1. Adding Reflection to C++ http://www.gamasutra.com/view/feature/6379/sponsored_feature_behind_the_.php Spotlight John Carlson, Breakwater Inc. Conclusion We are accepting short audio questions to play during one of our recorded episodes. If you would like your question played on our show, email an audio clip to [email protected] You can find show notes on our website: www.disgruntledrats.com Friend us on Facebook for your chance to win a Disgruntled Rats t-shirt If we made a mistake or you have news to share, or want a product reviewed, email us at [email protected] Podcast Podcast for May 23, 2011
May 9, 2011
Show Notes Introduction Michael Boldischar Sean Godinez Brian Morgan Computer Graphics 1. NVIDIA PhysX SDK 3.0 Released http://www.geeks3d.com/20110506/nvidia-physx-sdk-3-0-released/ 2. OGRE 1.7.3 [Cthugha] Released! http://www.ogre3d.org/2011/05/08/ogre-1-7-3-cthugha-released#more-1284 Android 1. Google IO May 10-11 http://www.google.com/events/io/2011/index.html 2. Ice Cream Sandwich Anyone? http://androidandme.com/2011/05/news/heres-7-things-google-should-announce-at-google-io/ 3. Google Android Market Has More Free Applications! http://www.distimo.com/blog/2011_04_the-battle-for-the-most-content-and-the-emerging-tablet-market/ http://www.distimo.com/publications 4. Sony Releases New Android Tablets http://www.ausgamers.com/pressreleases/read/3051212 5. Nexus S Released Today!?! http://androidandme.com/2011/05/carriers/sprint/nexus-s-4g-finally-available-from-sprint-at-199-99-on-contract/ 6. Oracle Drops 98% of Patents from Battle with Google http://phandroid.com/2011/05/06/oracle-forced-to-throw-out-98-of-patent-infringement-claims-against-google/ 3D Modeling 1. Google Search 3D Globe Techcrunch.com http://techcrunch.com/2011/05/05/google-search-globe-visualizes-daily-queries-around-the-world/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29&utm_content=Google+Reader http://data-arts.appspot.com/globe-search Gaming 1. iPad – The Gaming Console of the Future? http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-vs-ipad-2 http://www.anandtech.com/show/4216/apple-ipad-2-gpu-performance-explored-powervr-sgx543mp2-benchmarked/2 2. Elder Scrolls 5 http://www.ausgamers.com/features/read/3048710 Spotlight Android Ant Build Environment http://www.disgruntledrats.com/?page_id=309 Conclusion We are accepting short audio questions to play during one of our recorded episodes. If you would like your question played on our show, email an audio clip to [email protected] You can find show notes on our website: www.disgruntledrats.com Friend us on Facebook for your chance to win a Disgruntled Rats t-shirt If we made a mistake or you have news to share, or want a product reviewed, email us at [email protected] Podcast Podcast for May 8, 2011
April 14, 2011
Show Notes Team Mike Boldischar Sean Godinez Brian Morgan Around the Room Introduction Announcements The Disgruntled Rats will be presenting at the Twin Cities Java User Group (TCJUG) this summer on Android OpenGL.  We hope to have a large turnout.  If you are in the area and love computer graphics, please join us! http://www.intertech.com/UserGroups/JavaUserGroup.aspx Computer Graphics 1. NVIDIA Apex SDK Beta Released http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrtwESnTOwY http://www.geeks3d.com/20110325/nvidia-apex-sdk-1-0-beta-available/ http://developer.nvidia.com/apex http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/geforce-gtx-590-dual-gf110-radeon-hd-6990,2898.html 2. Intel chips are coming to Android tablets http://phandroid.com/2011/04/11/intel-ships-first-atom-chips-for-tablets-first-honeycomb-devices-not-far-off/ http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/anti-aliasing-nvidia-geforce-amd-radeon,2868.html Android News 1. Amazon Android Simulator http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/27/amazon-com-lets-you-play-with-an-android-virtual-machine-try-ap/ 2. Android Becoming Not So Open Source? http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/11_15/b4223041200216.htm 3. Sony Got the Boot From the Google Market. http://games.slashdot.org/story/11/04/02/230212/Google-Pulls-PSX4Droid-For-Sonys-Xperia-Play http://www.engadget.com/2011/03/30/android-playstation-emulator-psx4droid-pulled-from-market-finge/ 3D Modeling 1. AutoDesk (AutoCAD) On Android http://www.androidpolice.com/2011/04/12/autodesk-to-bring-autocad-to-android-by-the-end-of-the-month/ Gaming 1. Portal 2 Might be released early. http://arstechnica.com/gaming/news/2011/04/portal-2-releasing-early-indie-games-drop-hints.ars 2. The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (May 17, 2011) http://www.gamespot.com/pc/rpg/thewitcher2/index.html 3. Gaming is the most popular use for tablets. http://games.slashdot.org/story/11/04/08/2157238/Gaming-Is-the-Most-Popular-Use-For-Tablets Other News 1. Fraking Cylons!  The Redhat team is developing a new language. http://developers.slashdot.org/story/11/04/13/0136229/Red-Hat-Uncloaks-Java-Killer-the-Ceylon-Project?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Slashdot%2Fslashdot+%28Slashdot%29&utm_content=Google+Reader http://blog.talawah.net/2011/04/gavin-king-unviels-red-hats-top-secret.html 2. Microsoft Releasing Kinect SDK for Windows http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/34102/Kinect_PC_SDK_To_Include_Full_Skeleton_Tracking_Directional_Microphone_Support.php http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/projects/kinectsdk/ Conclusion You can find show notes on our website: www.disgruntledrats.com Friend us on Facebook for your chance to win a Disgruntled Rats t-shirt If we made a mistake or you have news to share, or want a product reviewed, email us at [email protected] Podcast Podcast for April 14, 2011
March 21, 2011
Show Notes Team Mike Boldischar Sean Godinez Karl Hauber Brian Morgan Computer Graphics 1.  The Khronos Group has released the final WebGL 1.0 specification. http://www.khronos.org/implementers/webgl/ 2. More news from the Khronos Group. http://www.cgw.com/Press-Center/News/2011/Khronos-Group-Releases-Free-COLLADA-Conformance-.aspx Android 1. Amazon is launching their own Android App Store. http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/03/amazon-app-store-tuesday/ http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/03/18/is-amazon-working-on-an-android-kindle/ 2. Dogcatcher podcast client on sale and proceeds benefit the Japanese tsunami victims http://www.reddit.com/r/Android/comments/g76dd/doggcatcher_podcast_player_price_cut_now_299_all/ 3. AT&T is cracking down on smart phone tetherers http://www.dailytech.com/Report+Unauthorized+Smartphone+Tetherers+Get+Ultimatum+from+ATT/article21167.htm 4. Piracy concerns are mounting on the Android Market. http://developer.android.com/guide/publishing/licensing.html http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2011/mar/17/android-market-pirated-games-concerns 3D Modeling 1. Dentsu London has developed a process for displaying 3D data in video and images. http://www.dentsulondon.com/ http://www.geeks3d.com/20110318/digital-art-ipad-light-painting/ 2. This is a call for help.  If you are listening to this podcast and are a modeling expert, we would like your advice on what news sites you use and community pages you belong to. Gaming 1. Angry Birds Rio is being worked on. http://www.androidguys.com/2011/03/18/check-angry-bird-rio/ 2. Battlefield 3 is ready for preorder. http://www.ea.com/battlefield3/videos/faultline-episode-2 http://www.ea.com/battlefield3 3. MIT Media Lab and the Singapore-MIT Gambit Game Lab have released Improviso. Source: SoulSkill (slashdot) http://games.slashdot.org/story/11/03/17/0534219/MIT-Designed-Game-Used-To-Train-an-AI-System http://gambit.mit.edu/loadgame/improviso.php Spotlight Guest: Sean Godinez Tegra 2 Processors http://tegradeveloper.nvidia.com/tegra/ http://www.tomshardware.com/news/tegra-2-tegra-geforce-smartphone-superphone,12303.html Shader Overview Conclusion You can find show notes on our website: www.disgruntledrats.com Friend us on Facebook for your chance to win a Disgruntled Rats t-shirt If we made a mistake or you have news to share, or want a product reviewed, email us at [email protected] Podcast Podcast for March 20, 2011