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How the 3D Engine is Changing the World: The Guardian

By December 11, 2009 One Comment

Keith Stuart has a good article in today’s Guardian Newspaper entitled ‘How the 3D Engine is Changing the World’. Keith notes that John D Carmack, the programming legend behind the Doom and Quake games runs an aerospace company as a relaxing diversion from his role as technical director at games developer, id. Which goes to show that 3D engine design isn’t rocket science – it’s far more complicated than that.

You can read the full article online, including our thoughts on Google SketchUp….


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.

One Comment

  • Mark says:

    Perhaps a good converstation, but it’s little bit short of a good “article”. Some of the references were a bit benign. “one of the staff at….”

    The ideas put forth are good, but it’s sad to see what passes for adequate journalism in the blogosphere.