Lots of bugs have been fixed in LuxRender since RC5, and if all goes well, the 0.6 release is right around the corner. Since we’ve had to move hosts recently, I’ve added the files here as a mirror in case something goes wrong: MS-Windows┬« Windows 32bit SSE2: luxrender_v06_RC6_win32_SSE1.zip (4.14 Mb) recommended Windows 32bit SSE1: luxrender_v06_RC6_win32_SSE2.zip …

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Posted on: September 13, 2009
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It seems I’m not alone in thinking that a lot (if not most) of the technical stuff in the Star Wars universe is just completely silly. As featured on Slashdot, John Scalzi has a brilliant post highlighting some of the worst flaws. My favourite is the bit about the Death Star. Another great take is …

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Posted on: August 20, 2009
Categories: Humor

Next semester is approaching fast, and I haven’t had time to dabble with code much so far this summer. So, in order not to take on more than I can chew, I decided I wanted to revisit an assignment from the┬áComputational Physics course. Using numerical integration, we had to find the mass-radius relationship of white …

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