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Welcome to Less Wrong! (July 2012)

Thanks for the welcome!

Houdini can be a lot of fun- but without a real goal it is almost too open for anything of value to be easily made. Messing around in Houdini is a time sink without a plan. :) That said, I absolutely love it as a program.

Welcome to Less Wrong! (July 2012)

Hellow Lesswrong! (I posted this in the other July2012 welcome thread aswell. :P Though apparently it has too many comments at this point or something to that effect.)

My name is Ryan and I am a 22 year old technical artist in the Video Game industry. I recently graduated with honors from the Visual Effects program at Savannah College of Art and Design. For those who don't know much about the industry I am in, my skill set is somewhere between a software programmer, a 3D artist, and a video editor. I write code to create tools to speed up workflows for the ... (read more)

3Grognor9yI disagree with this claim. If you are capable of understanding concepts like the Generalized Anti-Zombie Principle [http://lesswrong.com/lw/p9/the_generalized_antizombie_principle/], you are more than capable of recognizing that there is no god and that that hypothesis wouldn't even be noticeable for a bounded intelligence unless a bunch of other people had already privileged [http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Privileging_the_hypothesis] it thanks to anthropomorphism [http://wiki.lesswrong.com/wiki/Anthropomorphism]. Also, please don't call what we do here, "rationalism". Call it "rationality". [http://lesswrong.com/lw/3rd/note_on_terminology_rationality_not_rationalism/]
2Emile9yWelcome to LessWrong! There are a few of us here in the Game Industry, and a few more that like making games in their free time. I also played around with Houdini, though never produced anything worth showing.
Welcome to Less Wrong! (2012)

Hellow Lesswrong!

My name is Ryan and I am a 22 year old technical artist in the Video Game industry. I recently graduated with honors from the Visual Effects program at Savannah College of Art and Design. For those who don't know much about the industry I am in, my skill set is somewhere between a software programmer, a 3D artist, and a video editor. I write code to create tools to speed up workflows for the 3D things I or others need to do to make a game, or cinematic.

Now I found lesswrong.com through the Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality podcas... (read more)