SIGGRAPH Spotlight: Episode 21 – CG in Latin America

Welcome back to SIGGRAPH Spotlight! In this episode, ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee member Santiago Echeverry (professor, University of Tampa) sits down with Hernando Bahamon (animation director, Globizco Inc.; and, director, Bogota ACM SIGGRAPH Chapter) and Cristián Freire (academic coordinator … Continued

Immersive Art Around the World

photo of the SIGGRAPH 2016 Art Gallery © ACM SIGGRAPH Traveling internationally over the holidays or in the new year? Don’t skip the art! In honor of the approaching SIGGRAPH 2019 Art Gallery submissions deadline (on 29 January 2019), we’ve … Continued

Holiday Gift Guide: Kid Friendly Ideas for STEM/STEAM Students

photo by Andreas Psaltis © 2018 ACM SIGGRAPH Happy holidays! Each season, we give gifts for a variety of reasons, but beneath those lies a common thread: We care for the recipient and want them to enjoy the gift in their … Continued

A Reflection on Academic and Industry Partnerships in Business

Graphic Recording of the SIGGRAPH 2018 Business Symposium “Academic and Industry Partnership” panel by Jason Toal The SIGGRAPH 2018 Business Symposium “Academic and Industry Partnership” session was a combined panel and roundtable discussion, and consisted of panelists ranging from researchers … Continued

Computer Graphics in Japan: An Interview With Yoichi Ochiai

SIGGRAPH Asia Tokyo is fast approaching, Bektur Ryskeldiev from the SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee interviewed Yoichi Ochiai who provides a great insight into the culture behind computer graphics in Japan. Yoichi, who has a background in computer science, is part … Continued

Creating Real-world Experiences with Magic Leap

Image credit: MagicLeap.com At SIGGRAPH 2018, we connected with Blake Taylor, head of graphics at Magic Leap, and Aleissia Laidacker, interaction director at Magic Leap to learn more about their careers, SIGGRAPH history, and Magic Leap One. Taylor, who was … Continued