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How the Internet blackout affected congressional support for PIPA/SOPA - Boing Boing

How the Internet blackout affected congressional support for PIPA/SOPA - Boing Boing | Machinimania | Scoop.it

Wow - there are big changes right now. I just hope they will stick to that. 

It do help that we do something. The people is the voters and any politician will do anything to please the majority of the woters. Keep the pressure up and we will win this fight. @safegaard

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iClone 5.1 + Kinect (Microsoft SDK) + Behind the Scene :) – kurzalmovies « Safegaard – Movie Theater

iClone 5.1 + Kinect (Microsoft SDK) + Behind the Scene :) – kurzalmovies « Safegaard – Movie Theater | Machinimania | Scoop.it

What a funny demo of how improved iClone5 and Kinect, is in the new v5.1 - 

First there is a short movie with a great soundtrack then we are presented of how it was made. I just love the style and the way kurzalmovies make the presentation. 

It seems that the Kinect have got a kick up to the next level and is going to be very useful for Animators. It really show of well. See for your self here. @safegaard

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Smallest 3D map: IBM researchers sets world record (Video)

Smallest 3D map: IBM researchers sets world record (Video) | Machinimania | Scoop.it
Zurich, Switzerland -- IBM scientists have created a miniature world map which measures a miniscule 22 by 11 micrometres (1,000 maps of the size would fit on just one grain of salt) - setting the world record for the Smallest 3D map, according to...
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NOVA | 3D Spies of WWII

NOVA | 3D Spies of WWII | Machinimania | Scoop.it
With 3D graphics, NOVA reveals how the Allies used special aerial photos to deal a dire blow to the Nazi rocket program.

You thing 3D is a new thing? It was a big part of Winning the WW2 for the Allies. Amazing. @safegaard

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Art students prepare for multimedia show

Made up of animation and costumes together, students at the Kansas City Art Institute are finishing up work on their "Art as Magic: Be Transformed" project.
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Martin Scorsese to receive highest honor from International 3D Society - Entertainment Weekly (blog)

Martin Scorsese to receive highest honor from International 3D Society - Entertainment Weekly (blog) | Machinimania | Scoop.it
Hollywoodnews.comMartin Scorsese to receive highest honor from International 3D SocietyEntertainment Weekly (blog)by Mandi Bierly Fresh off his Golden Globe win for Hugo, Martin Scorsese will accept the 2012 Harold Lloyd Award from the...
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Free “Member for a Day” Museum Deal | SF

Free “Member for a Day” Museum Deal | SF | Machinimania | Scoop.it
Have your favorite San Francisco museum and got your membership?Have your favorite San Francisco museum and got your membership? On Saturday, January 21 you can be Member for a Day at several other participating museums.
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SOPA IS NOT DEAD AT ALL « Safegaard – News Magazine

SOPA IS NOT DEAD AT ALL « Safegaard – News Magazine | Machinimania | Scoop.it

"With the widespread SOPA/PIPA protest drawing to a close and senators backing off of their support for them, Darnell has stepped up to shed some light on some of the shifty messages and techniques used to...."

Very entertaining Machinima Movie that explain it very well with a great humor.

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Why Google+ Matters to Ecommerce + 9 Things You Should Do About It | Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog

Why Google+ Matters to Ecommerce + 9 Things You Should Do About It | Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog | Machinimania | Scoop.it
Why Google+ Matters to Ecommerce + 9 Things You Should Do About It - SEO, Social Media...

 

You maybe think it doesn´'t concern you. If you do anything like posting, make movies or music, you should. Google+ will have a major effect on how, and if, visitors cant find you. It´s even inflect on Youtube ranking. @safegaard

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It's Nice That : Art & Graft: Spectrum

It's Nice That : Art & Graft: Spectrum | Machinimania | Scoop.it
RT @itsnicethat: A charming, important animation for an autism charity from Art & Graft ...

 

This charming short animation follows the story of Spectrum an organisation which works with autistic people and their families in the UK. Watsh it here.

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British Animation Awards 2012

British Animation Awards 2012 | Machinimania | Scoop.it
RT @bbc_filmnetwork: British Animation Awards public choice screenings offer the chance to see and vote on some great shorts.
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Coffee: The Greatest Addiction Ever

Why you shouldn't feel guilty about that coffee addiction. More information at: http://blog.cgpgrey.com/coffee-greatest-addiction-ever/ Italian translation b...

 

It´s very entertaining ;-)   @safegaard

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iClone5 Tutorial – Intro to Render & Output Application « Safegaard – Movie Theater

iClone5 Tutorial – Intro to Render & Output Application « Safegaard – Movie Theater | Machinimania | Scoop.it

If you've always thought that iClone is only used as a 3D animation tool, think again! In this tutorial, you'll be given a walkthrough of some of the wide variety of options that you have for using iClone alongside other applications such as Photoshop, Premiere, Powerpoint, and more! iClone makes it easy to create everythign from static image advertisements to 3D posters and little animated gifs that you can use to add some pizzazz to your next presentation. The possibilities of iClone 5 are limited only by your creativity, so check out this tutorial for some inspiration, and start on your own project with iClone today!

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iClone5 Tutorial – Character Types « Safegaard – Movie Theater

iClone5 Tutorial – Character Types « Safegaard – Movie Theater | Machinimania | Scoop.it

"Going through your iClone avatar library might seem a little confusing and overwhelming at first, so here's a tutorial to help you make sense of the various character types included with iClone 5 along with their unique capabilities. You'll learn about the difference between G3 and G5 characters, not to mention the unique look of non-standard human characters. Each different type of character has its own unique way of animating, and each also contains varying options for customization, so make sure you check out this tutorial to help alleviate the confusion!

To download the Clonebone templates for free, go to: http://www.reallusion.com/ContentStore/iClone/pack/Bonus_CloneBone/clonebone.htm
Clonebot Zack can be downloaded along with the G3 Classical Character Collection here: http://www.reallusion.com/event/11-iclone5-bonus/g5outfit/default.asp"

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iClone5 Tutorial – 2D Photo to 3D Head « Safegaard – Movie Theater

iClone5 Tutorial – 2D Photo to 3D Head « Safegaard – Movie Theater | Machinimania | Scoop.it

In addition to the various character customization options you have with iClone, you also have the ability to create a brand new 3D head from your own personal 2D photos! In this tutorial, you'll learn about the important concept of facial fitting, and how you can use it to bring your own head photos to life in 3D. You'll also learn a bit about customizing the texture and surface appearance of your new face, as well as making subtle changes to the facial features. All you need to start is a 2D photo of yourself or anyone else you want to make into a character. So what are you waiting for?

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iClone5 Tutorial – Character Customization « Safegaard – Movie Theater

iClone5 Tutorial – Character Customization « Safegaard – Movie Theater | Machinimania | Scoop.it

There are so many different options for creating and customizing your own character in iClone 5! This tutorial will teach you how to take any iClone character and completely change it into your own unique creation by using the powerful character modification tools. Learn how to change facial and body proportions and textures, create unique clothing and hairstyles, and much more. This tutorial is essential for learning about the various options you have for characters in iClone 5.

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Real-time 3D LIVE – Mocap Enhancement in iClone v5.1 « Safegaard – Movie Theater

Real-time 3D LIVE – Mocap Enhancement in iClone v5.1 « Safegaard – Movie Theater | Machinimania | Scoop.it

In this first episode of 2012, we are excited to announce the release of iClone 5.1, and along with it a whole ton of really important improvements to your 3D animating experience. After that, the huge upgrades to the physics engine give you more power to create and customize a whole new breed of physics props. On the topic of physics, we're going to be releasing a brand spanking new physics gear pack as well that will allow you to assemble your own physics props from various components and control them with your own custom UI. We've also released our first Training DVD for iClone 5, complete with a whole ton of tutorials, as well as some exclusive tutorials available from some of our veteran certified iClone trainers.

FREEBIE: Also, learn how to win your free copy of Forsaken Town content pack by simply subscribing to this channel, liking the video and telling us what's the coolest usage you can think of for the brand new physics gear pack? We will select 3 lucky winners to get this content pack before 1/30.

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Google Joins Anti-SOPA Protest by 'Censoring' Its Logo

Google Joins Anti-SOPA Protest by 'Censoring' Its Logo | Machinimania | Scoop.it
Although it didn't black out its sites entirely, Google has joined the anti-SOPA protest by putting up a censored version of its logo.
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Join Our Censorship Protest!

Join Our Censorship Protest! | Machinimania | Scoop.it
Have you been paying attention to all the hubbub online about the proposed U.S. legislation (SOPA/PIPA) that threatens internet freedom? I wrote about it last week over on WordPress.org, but the g...

 

On January 18, 2012, sites all over the internet will be blacking out to protest and try to mobilize more people to speak out against this bill coming up in the Senate next week -- S. 968: the Protect IP Act (PIPA) -- in an attempt to let U.S. lawmakers know how much opposition there is. WordPress.org, Wikipedia, and even WordPress.com VIP.

And one last pitch: whatever you decide to do about your site, please take a few minutes to head over to americancensorship.org and take action. It only takes a few moments of your time to be an agent of change!

Please go an read the full article by Wordpress.com here. They provide a set of great tools to let you easily join the protest. @safegaard

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Safegaard – News Magazine

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You will find the direct link to protest against SOPA here.

 

Beginning at midnight  on Jan. 18, visitors will see a protest message for 24 hours

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Ryan Van Sickle - Google+

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Ryan Van Sickle - Canadian Singer Songwriter- Find my album on Google Music or iTunes! - Canadian Singer/Songwriter - Full Length Album now available on the Android Market!

OUT OF THE BLACK ON AIR HANGOUT CONCERT

Join me tomorrow night January 18th as we step out of the SOPA blackout for an ON AIR Hangout Concert at 8PM EST...make that 8:01PM.

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Safegaard – Movie Theater

Safegaard – Movie Theater | Machinimania | Scoop.it

I can't just close my Movie Theator down with out losing weeks work but i have set up an animation movie to stream at the frontage, explaining what SOPA is and why you should CARE - Please go to my main site at http://www.safegaard.com and click on the link to be transfers to the action site.

Protest action against SOPA Beginning at midnight  on Jan. 18, visitors will see a protest message for 24 hours.

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STOP SOPA - PIPA - Home

STOP SOPA - PIPA - Home | Machinimania | Scoop.it

My Main site will be completely closed to support the American People and the STOP SOPA action. 

Beginning at midnight  on Jan. 18, visitors will only see a protest message for 24 hours with a direct link to the action site for supporting SOPA.

Take action..

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Behind the Scenes #01

Very silly stuff I must say! And cruel to boot...I'm just a stinker.

 

What a text to put on this Movie clip by SmallWStudio - it makes one so curious that one have to see it. Don't you agree?    ;-) @safegaard

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