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Installing RenderMan Server on ANY Linux System (Debian or Ubuntu)

As RenderMan is now free for non-commercial use we’ve at quaint got very excited. Unfortunately, Pixar is only offering a rpm package which is officially only supported by Red Hat Linux based systems like Fedora or CentOS. In this post I will show a way how to install RenderMan  on any Linux operating system like Debian or Ubuntu. In this example I will show the process under Debian. Let’s get started right away..

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Import Map Markers Spreadsheet


Query Markers of jVector Map from Google Spreadsheet

Lately I’ve been more and more digging into web-developement especially JavaScript and jQuery. During my research for a jQuery Plugin to map geo positions I found jVectormap. jVectormap is a great jQuery library for creating interactive maps for a website. One thing I noticed thought, is that it can be really tiring adding all the markers by hand. In this post I will describe a easy and powerful way to solve this issue with help of Google Spreadsheets. You will end up with a 100% realtime solution.
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Review of white Micro3D (M3D) printer

Today I’d like to review the white Micro3D M3D. My own printer arrived two weeks ago, so enough time to have a first glance. If you are about to buy a m3d printer, please consider reading my review. I will discuss several topics like What is the M3D printer, the production quality, customer support and -most important- the printing quality.

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3d print inspired by nature


Lately I’ve been diving more and more into c++ and quant finance. But two weeks ago my m3d printer finally arrived after a year of waiting. On the day of arrival I decided to make a test print using a 3d model from an online ressource. But I felt very eager to create my own designs. In this article you can read how I created a 3d print inspired by nature using Blender and a procedural workflow.  Please feel free to read my review on the m3d printer here. Continue reading


Tutorial: How to create a timer in Unity 3D with JavaScript in Unity 5

This short written tutorial is aimed to show you in a few easy steps how to code a timer in Unity 3 D.  You can easily modify the script by doing minor changes. This tutorial will make use of the new Unity UI System that was introduced in Unity 4.6f. Its also tested with Unity 5 and works just fine.
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