Designing Contribution: Froebel’s Gifts

Paul TiceArchitecture, Engineering, Construction, Historic Preservation

To My Dearest Collective Human Consciousness, Every child brings with him into the world the natural disposition to see correctly what is before him, or, in other words, the truth. If things are shown to him in their connection, his …

Designing Contribution: Challenging Sociological Inhibitors

Paul TiceMultimedia, Rendering, Animation

I was cold and hungry, irritable and tired, but I had to make the effort and use this unique opportunity… “Was mich nicht umbringt, macht mich stärker.” Which is to say – That which does not kill me, makes me stronger. – …

Designing Contribution: Visualizing what could BE

Paul TiceArchitecture, 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 TiceArchitecture, 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 TiceArchitecture, 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 TiceMultimedia, 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 TiceHistoric 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 …