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Autodesk Moving to Rental-Only for Software

How a company made for artists is pushing a policy that promotes more starving artists instead of thriving artists
Posted on Oct 13, 2014 | Last Updated Oct 13, 2014

Autodesk is now making plans to stop selling perpetual licenses and move all future business to a rental-only model.

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software, sales, consumer, license, perpetual, rental

Compare Values with Arbitrary Comparison Operator

JavaScript for comparing values when the operator to use is variable.
Posted on Dec 21, 2012 | Last Updated Dec 21, 2012

JavaScript function and sample code to dynamically compare two values. Accepts numeric and/or alphanumeric values and does a comparison on them based on a comparison parameter.

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javascript, compare, comparison, dynamic, script, operator, math, numeric, alphanumeric, example, free

August 3, 2004

Posted on Aug 2, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

August 3, 2004 newsletter.

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August 3, 2004 newsletter

2013 in Review

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 | Last Updated Feb 26, 2014

Newsletter about 2013, including various losses in our family and other news.

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2013, loss, death, dad, dog, opportunities

Steam and Internet Explorer 7

Posted on Jul 3, 2006 | Last Updated Nov 10, 2011

There is a bug in IE7 that sometimes won't let you connect to your favorite servers in Steam games like Counter-Strike.

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cs server, steam, IE7 bug, Internet Explorer 7 beta

Desktops are not extinct

Posted on Mar 8, 2012 | Last Updated Mar 8, 2012

Editorial discussing the notion that the time of the desktop is over. I argue that the advent of smart phones, tablets and mobile devices do not preclude the value of the desktop.

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computer, productivity, mobile device, ipad

What to Believe

Posted on Jun 6, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

A statement on how I approach Belief.

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beliefs, faith, skepticism, skeptic, science, religion, philosophy, metaphysics, pseudoscience

The Always Welcome Inn

Posted on Jun 11, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Looking for a get-a-way to someplace quiet?

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always welcome in trip

Adrienne Whitney

Posted on Jun 28, 2011 | Last Updated Jun 28, 2011

brown hair, &blue eyes

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The Dreaded -1.#IND

Posted on Jun 5, 2015 | Last Updated Jun 5, 2015

A solution for DOT products of two normals that result in -1.#IND when passed to acos().

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maxscript, geometry, trigonometry, -1.#IND
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