Wednesday, 24 November 2010

Behind The Scenes at WETA

ZDNet has a good article on the making of Avatar by WETA showing some KDE 3.x desktops running Maya.

Sunday, 7 November 2010

Asteroids - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Shown recently on BBC Four, as usual when they visit NASA Linux/UNIX dominates with a few Macs and an occasional Windows box.

At about 23 minutes there's a simple Dell dual-monitor setup...

...running what looks like Red Hat possibly, judging by the theme...


At 23 minutes we see what looks to me like a Debian desktop

Then at 36:56 there's Andy Rivkin's (John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory) nice dual monitor Linux desktop (and a Macbook):

You can still at the time of writing watch the programme on BBC iPlayer here.