No Frills Edition
- XFlow 2014 was released. [PDF]
- Here’s Best of the Visualization Web for April 2014 from the Visualizing Data blog.
- NASA’s technology transfer office has published their software catalog for 2014. It includes several CFD-related codes. [PDF]
- And so begins a multi-year project to document the history of high performance computing at Los Alamos National Lab.
- There’s a job opening for an FEA-CFD Analyst in southeast England.
- Nine advantages of open source software. [Call me biased, but this list pushes the limits of reality. For example, #1 is You’ll Lower Costs. Repeat after me, open source is free like a puppy is free.]
- Speaking of free software, students can download PTC Creo Student Edition and documentation for free. Caveat: you have to be part of the PTC Academic Program.
- CoolSim 4.3 was released. [PDF]
- Registration for TFAWS14, the Thermal and Fluids Analysis Workshop 2014, is now open.
- 3D scanning of the USS Arizona is a job that combines technology, history, and a degree of solemnity.
- Here’s a summary of the SIMULIA Customer Conference 2014.
- More use of CFD in the wind power industry.
More Grids in Painting
Charline von Heyl’s Frenhoferin 2009 clearly utilizes a grid. But to what purpose? From a lecture by Daniel Marcus on the origins of contemporary abstract painting: “it is not so much a map of the picture surface as an active element in the evocation of bodily form.”