The Preview Release of Wylbur is available here
I was looking in a tiny "knick knack" shop in the Woodbridge Mall with my daughter, Kimberly, and saw a statuette of "Triple Self Portrait" inspired by Norman Rockwell. (The statuette now sits atop my monitor). It struck me that what I am doing is quite the same, the only difference being that my canvas is the computer. But after all, writing software is an Art, not a Science. (Donít tell my mother, she didnít want me to be an artist!) I created quite a stir with the "Software Development is an Art, Not a Science" thread on rec.game-programmers. FaceIT, the time has come to change the "State of the Art".
It occurs to me that the "Triple Self Reference" metaphore to applies in a multitude
of situations, ie. Man, Machine, God. Norman painting this picture expresses a fourth
|In one of the WWW Searches that I've done for
"Face" information, I came across this delightful story.
Apparently it is the creation of a group of students at a Japanese University in 1995.
I found this delightful stuff at http://student.miyazaki-med.ac.jp/1995_presentation/contents95/group08/story1.html. Unfortunately, I don't have a browser that reads Japanese, not that I can read Japanese either, so I don't know who to credit this work to. If anyone can help determine who to credit, or help me get in touch with the author's, please do.
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