Can you help South Africa?

I’ve been watching the recent events in South Africa unfold over social media, in a state of shock and disbelief. A mother throws her baby from a burning building in Durban (credit BBC) The country has been gripped by riots, looting and co-ordinated arson attacks on businesses. Please read on, I know it’s easy to... Continue Reading →

2020 Milestones – Thank you

2020 could reasonably be described as an awful year. But there were a few small highlights. This year our site's traffic increased exponentially, we had our first month with over 12 000 views and reached a milestone of 100 000 views in 2020. Considering the content is rather niche (mainly iLogic), I think this is... Continue Reading →

Yemanjá!

Find out how the team at One.Fiction used Autodesk Flame in their latest film. Monde Gumede is a talented director, he was been nominated for, and won several accolades, he would certainly make any 30 under 30 list for film making. Chatting to Monde about the film, he told me about the "HUGE" work that... Continue Reading →

SpaceMouse Wireless Kit Review

A few months back, the good folks at 3D Connexion sent me a SpaceMouse Wireless Kit. I've been using the kit every day for some time now, and I love it. The kit comes with both a SpaceMouse and a CadMouse. Many years back, I had a full sized SpaceMouse permanently connected to my CAD... Continue Reading →

2019 – A Year in Review

And that's a wrap! 2020 is on the horizon. I wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who has visited the site in 2019, thank you for your support. I run this site as a hobby, generally putting blog posts together on the weekends, usually early on Saturday mornings with a cup of... Continue Reading →

#AU2019

And that's a wrap. Another AU under the belt. I had such a good time catching up with customers, friends and colleagues from around the world. This year was my 10th, which in itself is mind blowing. I didn't present a class this year, which meant I had a lot more time to enjoy AU.... Continue Reading →

Heads or Tails with iLogic (UPDATED)

A while back I seemed to get obsessed with finding ways to use random number generators, and I created two interesting use cases, one was a coin flipper and the other was the magic 8 ball, I have these tagged on my site under "Toys", which makes them easier to find. The original Coin Toss... Continue Reading →

3 Reasons To Stop using IGES Files

Anyone who has worked with me, will know that I am not a fan of the IGES file format. Having worked in the Automotive OEM supply chain in the early 2000's, I have had my fair share of issues with IGES files. Mostly related to geometry that contained missing faces, gaps or faces oriented incorrectly... Continue Reading →

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