Cory works in Autodesk Research exploring cool, new things. Prior to that he was the Product Manager for the Entertainment Creation Suites: Maya, 3ds Max, Softimage, MotionBuilder and Mudbox. Nowadays he blogs about Maya and interesting M&E things.
The Autodesk Developer Network Exchange Apps team is running an online hackathon September 20 and 21 with training and prizes!
I change my monitor configuration a lot when working on my laptop - sometimes solo, sometimes one monitor, sometimes two. Sometimes the monitors are stacked vertically and other times aligned horizontally. This means I lose windows from time to time because they're expecting to appear on another screen. Here's a quick way to fix it.
NASA used Maya to recreate the famous 1968 Earthrise photo
I'm on to new adventures in Autodesk Research. I'll keep blogging here on the Area though it may not be as regularly.
Autodesk Screencast lets you capture your workflows, to easily create powerful and engaging learning materials.
Version 3 of the Matte Painting Toolkit is now Available for Maya
A very thorough tutorial from Jud Pratt showing how to set up an Amazon EC2 render farm for 3ds Max or Maya with Backburner
Autodesk TinkerCad offers some very interesting possibilities for geometry generation
Ever wanted to monitor your desktop from another room?
A UAV is an Unmanned, or Unpersoned, Aerial Vehicle and the things you can make are very cool!