…And almost immediately put Windows on it. Then decided to be a bit more open minded and give it a whirl to try out the hardware and software. TLDR: I’m a windows guy, MacOS is smooth and nice, but a few differences give me a learning curve that I simply can’t prioritise over my myriad other commitments. The big show stopper is lack of Nvidia on Apple devices. Let’s set the scene: I’m pretty heavily invested in the Windows ecosystem. This comes from two places: Firstly, I was (and still am, to a lesser extent) into PC gaming. Whilst things … Continue reading The Windows nerd [begrudgingly] gets an iMac
Last week, I had a trip down to Swansea to attend IBFEM-4i, or Image Based Finite Element Modelling – for industry. The title is a little of a misnomer, as the talks include any image-based modelling, and next year the … Continue reading A different point of view
Testing Autodesk ReCap Photo Continue reading Photogrammetry Testing: Autodesk Recap Photo [commercial, or free for academics]
Photogrammetry testing: Agisoft Metashape. Affordable and good, there’s a reason this is the go-to software. Continue reading Photogrammetry Testing: Agisoft Metashape [commercial software]
Testing 3DF Zephyr Pro Continue reading Photogrammetry Testing – 3DF Zephyr Pro [commercial software]
Photogrammetry Testing: Reality Capture [Disclosure: I asked Capturing Reality for a temporary license to access the full version so I could test it and export models, they kindly agreed and gave me a 1 month license. This in no way … Continue reading Photogrammetry Testing – Reality Capture [commercial software]
New paper out today in Royal Society Interface, that I’m rather excited to be a co-author on. Led by Dr Kristen Crandell from Bangor University, and with her former undergrad Rowan Howe (I believe it start out as his undergrad … Continue reading Kingfishers, their beaks, and diving – Physical Modeling and CFD.