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Freelance contract programmer/computer consultant since 1978, dba SOFTWEST, LLC. (www.softwest.com). BSEE/MSCS.

I work mostly with embedded microcontroller systems (8-16-32 bit) where I design both the hardware and firmware (usually C or C++).

Learning Objective-C, Ruby and Python in my spare time.


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answered How do they film “flying human” scenes?
Apr
24
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Apr
24
comment Walking around someone who is moving in Slow Motion?
Given the title of the question "Walking around someone who is in Slow Motion", I thought they might have used the same technique, i.e. a circle of still cameras as mentioned in my answer.
Apr
24
comment Walking around someone who is moving in Slow Motion?
Paragraph starting with "In order to understand" in Philosophical Potential in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" -- where it discusses a slow-motion scene with Giles and Buffy in the episode "Once More, with Feeling" as similar to scenes in the Matrix. But perhaps there was more than one slow-motion scene like this. As I mentioned, I did not see the episode.
Apr
21
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Apr
20
answered Walking around someone who is moving in Slow Motion?
Apr
14
revised How do they film scenes with the actors driving in a car?
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14
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Apr
14
revised How do they film scenes with the actors driving in a car?
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Apr
14
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14
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Apr
14
answered How do they film scenes with the actors driving in a car?
Feb
23
awarded  Nice Question
Feb
20
comment How are older movies post-converted to 3D?
@Incognito, I agree that you did answer my question, and upvoted your answer to offset the -1. However the first line was a little misleading and sounded like you were just going to explain how 3D works. Your links were useful, but I accepted Advicer's answer because the second article he linked to addressed more of the issues in my question.
Feb
20
comment How are older movies post-converted to 3D?
The comments in the second article (Art of Stereo conversion: 2D to 3D) you linked to, by people that actually worked on some of the conversions were very interesting. That article also answers the questions in the second paragraph of my question -- it is still mostly a manual process, involving hundreds or more artists.
Feb
20
awarded  Scholar
Feb
20
accepted How are older movies post-converted to 3D?
Feb
20
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Feb
20
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Feb
20
asked How are older movies post-converted to 3D?