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January 29, 2012  11:08 PM

Introductory videos on 3D animation with Maya



Posted by: Roger King
3D modeling, Autodesk Maya, extrusion, polygon modeling, Web 2.0, Web 3.0

This blog is dedicated to cutting edge web development and media technology.
Since animation is being used more and more heavily to build highly interactive web 2.0/3.0 interfaces, I thought folks might be interested in a series of...

June 21, 2010  4:02 AM

The new web and 3D animation



Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, computer science education, Multimedia, Web 2.0, Web 3.0

I teach 3D animation in a computer science department.  I've been asked why.  After all, shouldn't fine arts people be teaching this stuff?

Here's the reason: it has a lot to do with speed.

There's a debate that has gone on in the computing world for the past few...


March 28, 2010  8:57 PM

Mozy sure likes to mosey along: a Web 2.0 app with mixed results



Posted by: Roger King
Rich Web Apps, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, web applications, web services

A popular class of web apps. One of the more popular offsite backup services is Mozy. I have two accounts, with each one supporting two computers. One on...


February 6, 2010  3:17 AM

The five What? dimensions of mega apps.



Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, advanced Web apps, Multimedia, Semantic Web, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web development

This blog is (for the most part) dedicated to advanced web research and development, in particular Web 2.0/3.0 and Semantic Web efforts. Please peruse earlier postings for lots of material on both topics. One thing we have discussed are the “


January 4, 2010  2:25 AM

3D Modeling and Animation Assets on the Web: A Web 3.0 Challenge



Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, 3D modeling, Dublin Core, MODS, Multimedia, tagging, the Metadata Object Description Schema, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web development

Managing Animation Assets. One of the most challenging applications of next-generation web technology is the support of sites that provide media assets that are used in 3D animation. Animation applications are used in television and movie productions, training and informational...


December 15, 2009  4:03 AM

The Web and Folks with Limited Vision



Posted by: Roger King
advanced Web apps, blindness, limited vision, social networking, Text, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web development, Web development frameworks

I’ve been a little remiss lately in posting to this blog. I try to do it every week, but I’ve recently had one in a long series of eye surgeries, and I have been having trouble reading printed material and computer displays. This blog is about advanced Web technology, and for this posting,...


December 1, 2009  3:29 AM

Web privacy and the Vast Machine: You ain’t seen nothing yet.



Posted by: Roger King
assertions, inferences, RDF, Semantic Web, SPARQL, triples, Web 2.0, Web 3.0

This blog is dedicated to the Semantic Web and Web 2.0/3.0 technology. In this posting, we consider privacy and the Semantic Web. The Traveler had it easy. There is a series of three science fiction novels by John Twelve Hawks. They concern a “Traveler” who battles the...


October 26, 2009  8:58 PM

The imposing heterogeneity of media applications



Posted by: Roger King
3D animation, 3D modeling, advanced Web apps, automating Web searches, continuous data, media applications, Multimedia, the Metadata Object Description Schema, Video, video containers, Web 3.0, Web development, Web development frameworks, XML Schema

This blog is dedicated to the discussion of emerging web technologies. Today, we look at a the rapidly growing world of media applications, and their impact on the Semantic Web. The...


October 18, 2009  10:37 PM

Personal Information Management Applications and Web 3.0



Posted by: Roger King
advanced Web apps, databases, information, media applications, Multimedia, note-taking, notebooks, rich internet apps, tagging, Web 2.0, Web 3.0, web applications

This blog is devoted to the discussion of Semantic Web and Web 2.0/3.0 technology. ...


October 11, 2009  11:07 PM

Making information management scale: leveraging metadata on the new Web



Posted by: Roger King
3D modeling, automating Web searches, databases, DB2, information, Multimedia, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, RDF, Semantic Web, Video, Web 3.0, Web development frameworks, Web3.0

Previous postings of this blog. This blog is dedicated to advanced Web development tools and concepts. Previous blog postings have focused on the emerging


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