It's the holiday season! In this episode of Lighting Nerds:
Happy birthday Columbus McKinnon, visit their blog at:
Incandescent is dyyyyyying. Yes, it's true, thank science, and you can watch its death throes in art form:
And then we talk about it. E-mail us your thoughts!
We discuss visualizers. Here are some that we mention:
Renders from Capture Argo, created by Craig: http://imgur.com/a/sejr3
An interview with John Featherstone.
Lighting term of the week: ghost lights. Woooo!
And a very special tip of the hat to those who believe in nothing but still want holiday pay.
May one day people all over the world not just tolerate but celebrate different faiths and cultures, and have their greetings accepted in the spirit they were given, without fear of being mocked and laughed at by those who lack understanding.
In this episode:
History and terminology: Fresnel lenses
Here's a diagram for your enjoyment: http://www.uq.edu.au/_School_Science_Lessons/18.104.22.168.GIF
The New York Times re-instates designer credits
Tech talk: plots
Note: you will notice that my voice changes dramatically about halfway throughout the episode. This is due to my recording most of this show on location at a gig.