Influenceable Goals

Post by Pete Wailes

At this time of year, the mind starts turning to resolutions for the next one. With that in mind, and inspired by something I came across recently, here's something to consider: The goals you set must be things you can influence You have no influence over the success levels of…

The Slow Magazinisation of the Web

Post by Pete Wailes

A thought struck me today, as I came across yet another page of the web starting with a full-bleed image with text on it, that what web design over the past two to three years has been slowly doing, is starting to try and turn the generally crappy designs we've…

A Brief History of Lighting in VFX

Post by Pete Wailes

Light. From even before the moment a new-born baby opens its eyes, we're surrounded by it. From the way the sun shines on a clear or cloudy day, to the difference between harsh and soft lights in the home, our brains have developed an uncanny ability to understand the way…

Visual Maths: A Brief History of CGI

Post by Pete Wailes

The web is no longer a thing for HTML pages only. Nowadays, thanks to advances in technology and broadband speeds, people are doing ever more adventurous things in web content production. However, with WebGL getting ever more usable and impressive, we thought it'd be a good idea to take a…

Everything on the Internet Will be Lost

Post by Pete Wailes

People often say nothing is ever truly lost on the internet. That anything that's put on the web will be here and saved forever. I'd contend that the internet is now so vast that most of everything that is ever put on it will be lost. Because there's a lot…