Autodesk NLM Licensing Issues with Maya 2015 and Max 2015

Recently I assisted a planetarium's animation studio department as they upgraded their render farm from Autodesk Maya 2014 & 3DS Max 2014 to the newer Maya 2015/3DS Max 2015 releases. The render nodes were configured to use the Read More...

Mission Control for Raspberry Pi

Version 1.4.2 - Released 2014-02-10 Created by Andrew Hazelden Mission Control is a ground station program that allows you to plot the GPS based latitude, longitude, and altitude of your Raspberry Pi. The program has a graphical Read More...

Using a GPS Click on a Raspberry Pi

About the Script gps2udp is a script that connects a MikroElektronika GPS click board via USB to a Raspberry PI. The serial GPS data is pushed out through a UDP socket onto the network interface. The GPS is set to run at 115200 baud Read More...

Skype for Maya

Version 1 Released October 11, 2013 Overview I would like to present a Maya module that makes it easy to call a Skype user from inside Maya using a custom Skype shelf. This module was created after I made a joke among my friends about Read More...

A Yearlong Review of the Ubiquiti NanoBridge M5 Wireless System

For the last year I've used a Ubiquiti NanoBridge M5 wireless link for my primary Internet connection. I've been really happy with the quality of the wireless link and I thought I'd write a review of my experiences setting up and using Read More...

Connecting to a Mac OS X Lion SMB Share using Windows 7

This week I finally made the switch to Mac OS X 10.7 Lion on my Apple Mac Pro computer. One of the first roadblocks I hit was changes to Lion's Samba SMB file sharing protocol. For further reading, there is an SMB related discussion Read More...