Bogotá ACM SIGGRAPH 2016

en español aquí Bogotá ACM SIGGRAPH has become one of the largest animation and visual effects (VFX) events in Latin America, counting more than 6,000 registered attendees in 2015 alone. Over the past six years, with support from the Ministry of Communications Technology (MINTIC), … Continued

September ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter Spotlight

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by Jacky Bibliowicz and Scott Lang Most members of the ACM SIGGRAPH community are familiar with the ACM SIGGRAPH Chapters and have the opportunity to regularly attend Chapter events in their local areas. However, fewer people may be aware that … Continued

Computer Graphics and SIGGRAPH Pioneer Jim Blinn

Photo courtesy of Waskul TV This Q&A was originally published in the ACM SIGGRAPH Member Profiles. Jim Blinn is a pioneer in computer graphics and is known for his work with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he produced computer graphics animations for various … Continued

Meet Alain Chesnais

photo: Alain Chesnais (center) with LEGO Alain and friends This Q&A was originally published in the ACM SIGGRAPH Member Profiles. Alain Chesnais is a long-time volunteer with SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH conferences. He was this year’s ACM SIGGRAPH’s Outstanding Service Award winner. You might  have … Continued

Dare to Do Mighty Things: Z. Nagin Cox at SIGGRAPH 2016

On day two of the SIGGRAPH 2016 conference, attendees — both physical and virtual — heard from Keynote and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL) Spacecraft Operations Engineer Z. Nagin Cox who shared stories from her interplanetary robotic missions, including that of … Continued

Digital Arts Community (DAC)

Image credit: The Art of Strange Attractors © Robert J. Krawczyk   I recently had the chance to talk with Cynthia Beth Rubin about her role as the Chair for the Digital Arts Community (DAC). She feels her job, as well … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2016 Technical Papers Preview

© 2016 Cornell University, Columbia University, and Stanford University The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The 2016 program includes both juried and curated content, and … Continued

SIGGRAPH Student Volunteers: Oh, The Places You’ll Go (part 3)

In this three-part series, SIGGRAPH Student Volunteer alum and guest blogger Jessica Sommerville looks at how the SIGGRAPH SV program has shaped the professional lives of some of its alumni. If you missed the first installment, you can read it … Continued

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