Saturday, July 31, 2004

Photography for Liberty at the Ballard Locks

The unsupportable events chronicled here have hit far too close to home. We have created, in the fuzzy-headed state of mind following 9/11, a class of thuggish cop who not only misunderstands his mission but is also apparently deaf to reason. We have a long period of work ahead to rebuild from the damage that we have done to ourselves.

I'll be attending this event tomorrow: Ballard Locks Photo Workshop

I'll be wearing this badge:

Tuesday, July 27, 2004

Wretched Excess vs. Charming Solicitude

Yahoo! News - Squirrel fears over Rooney ring If this had happened in a US park, the squirrels would have been blamed for the ring not being found, and turned into a coat. And several drunken yokels would manage to get themselves killed. Possibly by squirrels, but more likely by accidental shooting.

Tuesday, July 20, 2004

Sunday, July 18, 2004

When a Rahkshi Plays at Being a Vahki

Not so much a MOC as a re-arrangement of parts. The Rahkshi and the Vahki are clearly related somehow. I wanted to see what would happen if a Rahkshi tries to transform the same way a Vahki. It turns out that everything needs to be backwards. The Matoran torso is rotated around the x axis, the shoulders are rotated around the y axis, the arms and legs are swapped (but not the feet and hands!) Also, the legs are connected backwards and upside-down. The result is recorded here:
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I have attempted a morph of the two models with limited success (opens in new window):
first morph

Another go but still flawed. How to do alpha channel in animation file? (opens in new window):
Another morph

Tuesday, July 13, 2004

Bush's Last Campaign! Hallelujah! : Bush Daughters Embark on Campaign Trail: "The president told the magazine: 'The thing I'm most excited about is that I get to spend the last campaign of my life with two girls I love. It's an experience we'll be able to talk about for years to come.'"

Sunday, July 11, 2004

Wee Bionicle Frog

Bush administration slouches toward martial law - Officials discuss how to delay Election Day - Jul 11, 2004

I almost wish Halliburton would just declare Dubya "caesar" so that the armed rebellion can get started in earnest.

New Bionicle movie teaser

See the teaser.

Missed the Blog Anniversary!

June 24 of 2001. See the archives. There was no particular anniversary celebration.


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