Designing Contribution: Visualizing what could BE

Paul Tice Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Geospatial Mapping, Historic Preservation, Multimedia, Rendering, Animation

There is a saying: You are what you think. What does it take to create something in one’s life that has never been imagined? Drawing from the concept of ‘perceptual blindness’, I recall a story from college about aborigines and …

Visualization: The Beginner’s Spark

Paul Tice Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Multimedia, Rendering, Animation

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities. In the expert’s mind there are few.― Shunryu Suzuki One thing I have learned about blogging; the more experiences and input one receives, the better the writing. Journalism has always been something …

Visualization: Careful with that Axe, Adopter

Paul Tice Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Geospatial Mapping, Historic Preservation, Multimedia, Rendering, Animation

Not all that long ago, I wanted to work in a field that offered excitement. So I joined the Army. Then I wanted a stable life. So I settled into working for the local telephone company in my home state. …

Visualization: “Seeking Cyborg for Interactive Long Walks…”

Paul Tice Multimedia, Rendering, Animation

How we interact with data continues to be a hot trend in the information technology (IT) world. The ability to navigate and have a somewhat ‘tactile’ approach to learning and assimilation has developers working around the clock to provide consumer …

Visualization: Extraction Deux – The Enigma of Geometry

Paul Tice Historic Preservation

Geometry. Mathematics of shape and size and position. The subject of patterns has captivated me for many years. There is something a little mysterious about this subject. This idea of hidden meaning behind simple lines, colors, and otherwise mundane arrangements …

Visualization: Loving the Journey – A Path to Mastery

Paul Tice Multimedia, Rendering, Animation

To My Dearest Collective Human Consciousness: At the writing of this, for the past several weeks, we’ve been working a ton of hours – There were tough deadlines and several unexpected glitches with conversion software. I’ve come to accept this …

Visualization: The Creators of Tomorrow (and those that help them)

Paul Tice Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Multimedia, Rendering, Animation

To My Dearest Collective Human Consciousness: HAL: “That’s a very nice rendering, Dave…” Covering the basic premise of rendering and animation does little to explain what good it can do for us. But the visions of scientists and innovators are …