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  • Wed 1 Sep 2004

    Everyday use

    Published at 18:55   Category Perso  




    Wed 1 Sep 2004

    Maya Resources

    Published at 17:04   Category Virtual Reality  

    (last update : 2 March 2006)


    Wed 1 Sep 2004

    OpenGL Resources

    Published at 17:00   Category OpenGL  

    Wed 1 Sep 2004

    Virtual Reality Resources

    Published at 16:56   Category Virtual Reality  

    • VResources : Resources and news
    • Stereo3D : VR Resources and active forum
    • VRoot.org : A VR news portal
    • NVidia 3D Stereo forum
    • VRefresh [DEAD]: Independently promoting the successful commercial adoption of Virtual Reality (VR) and interactive three-dimensional (i3D) applications since 1998.
    • SimPortal.org [DEAD]: The entrance to the world of real simulation and visualization systems.
    • Presence-Connect : a totally-on line companion to the MIT Press journal PRESENCE: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments. The purpose of this new site is to provide researchers with the opportunity for submission of short papers, and other material, with an extremely fast turn-round time for publication and feedback.

    VR Technique

    VR Philosophy

    • Cyberspace in the 21st Century, by Crosbie Fitch : Part 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

    Virtools resources


    Hardware Vendor


    3D User Interfaces

    • 3dUi.org : A site devoted to three-dimensional user interfaces (3D UIs) and their design, evaluation, and application.
    • IBM RealPlaces design guide : These guidelines present some of the key concepts and elements for use in building a 3D user environment supporting enterprise business applications– for doing real work.
    Wed 1 Sep 2004

    Gamedev resources

    Published at 16:36   Category Game development  

    Game development is really close to Virtual Reality dev, so I really take as much as I can from this field.

    Wed 1 Sep 2004

    C++ Resources

    Published at 16:22   Category C++  


    Books I’ve read and that you simply *MUST* read !

    • Effective C++, More Effective C++, Effective STL. Scott Meyers
    • Large Scale C++ Software Design. Lakos


    Tips and Pitfalls

    Wed 1 Sep 2004


    Published at 7:39   Category Perso  


    • “Mais d’où cette fantastique connaissance et cette énergie peuvent-elles venir ?” — Mass Hysteria
    • Si vous pensez que les hackers ne sont qu’une bande d’anarchistes pret a tout mettre a feu et a sang parce que ca les amuse, vous vous trompez du tout au tout. Nous sommes bien pire que ca. — No One Is Innocent – Nomenklatura
    • Dream on, dream on, dream on till your dreams come true — Aerosmith
    • It’s not a habit, it’s cool, I feel alive — K’s Choice
    • It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life, and I’m feeling good! — Muse
    • What the fuck? — KoRn
    • I’m not here, this isn’t happening — Radiohead
    • On veut toute la boulangerie, pas qu’un bout du gateau — Lofofora
    • Mai 68, c’etait rien qu’une demo! — Lofofora
    • “It has to start somewhere, it has to start sometime, what better place than here, what better time than now?” — Rage Against The Machine

    Movies / Tv

    • Daria: Sometimes your shallowness is so thorough, it’s almost like depth.
    • Daria – When the hell did you learn so much about me? Helen – It’s a funny thing, Daria. You give birth to someone, you just get an urge to keep tabs on them.
    • Sphinx: To learn my teachings, I must first teach you how to learn.
    • Sphinx: He who questions training only trains himself at asking questions.
    • Sphinx: Your temper is very quick, my friend. But until you learn to master your rage– Furious: Your rage will become your master? That’s what you were gonna say, right? Right? Sphinx: …Not necessarily.
    • Sphinx: We are number one. All others are number two, or lower.
    • If you fail to plan, plan to fail !
    • - Miranda: Maybe it’s time I stopped being so angry. – Carrie: Yah, but what would you do with all your free time?
    • - Il va faire tout noir! – ta gueule! — rrrrrrh!
    • This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time.
    • And the seventh rule is if this is your first night at fight club, you have to fight.
    • You just had a near-life experience — Fight Club
    • - Tu penses à la même chose que moi Minus? – Oui, mais où va-t-on trouver un chameau? — Minus & Cortex
    • Ca sera pas dans le Best-Of ca! — Gérard d’Armont (?)
    • “You win again, gravity!” — Zap Brannigan (Futurama – 3ACV01 – Amazon Women in the mood)
    • “Stop abducting me!” — Fry
    • “Je vais finir cette phrase et mettre un point parce que sinon je vais finir par plus avoir de souffle.” — Anne de Petrini
    • C’est surtout qu’il s’est fait une ligne de tagada, drogué!! — Robin de bois
    • J’ai un conseil pour les jeunes, levez-vous tôt, travaillez dur, et faites du sport.. mais pas tout en même temps, sinon va falloir que vous preniez quelque chose pour tenir. — Les Guignols
    • Oui, mais… Je ne vois pas pourquoi des otaries sortiraient d’un chapeau?? — Edouard Baer (La Bostella)
    • If Chewbacca lives on Endor you must acquit. If Chewbacca does not make sense you must acquit. — Southpark
    • “Name’s Barf. I’m a Mog, half man half dog. I’m my own best friend” — Spaceballs
    • At last we must for the first time for the last time! — Spaceballs
    • May the schwartz be with you — Spaceballs
    • “What the hell is this?” “Its a Peace symbol sir.” “What does your helmet say?” “Born to kill sir.” “What the hell is going on?” “I guess I was just trying to point out the duality of mankind.” — Full Metal Jacket
    • “Don’t worry! As long as you hit that wire with the connecting hook at precisely eighty-eight miles per hour the instant the lightning strikes the tower … everything will be fine!” — Dr Emmett Brown
    • So, brave knights, if you do doubt your courage or your strength, come no further, for death awaits you all with nasty, big, pointy teeth. — Tim
    • What? A swallow carrying a coconut? — Anonymous
    • What are you going to do, bleed on me? — Arthur
    • Pie Iesu domine, dona eis requiem. bonk — Monks
    • If.. she.. wheighs.. the same as a duck.. she’s made of wood! — Popular belief
    • We are but eight score young blondes and brunettes, all between sixteen and nineteen- and- a- half, cut off in this castle with no one to protect us. — Zoot
    • We are the keepers of the sacred words: ‘Ni’, ‘Peng’, and ‘Neee-wom’! Nee-wom — A Knight who says “Ni”
    • Shrubberies are my trade. I am a shrubber. My name is ‘Roger the Shrubber’. I arrange, design, and sell shrubberies. — Roger the Shrubber
    • We are now… no longer the Knights Who Say ‘Ni’. Ni! Shh! — Knights who say ‘ecky- ecky- ecky- pikang- zoop- boing- goodem- zoo- owli- zhiv’.
    • “En ce moment, je fais toujours le même rêve. Je nage dans la Seine et tout d’un coup, j’avale un rat. Alors j’étouffe et pis je coule. En bas, y a des huîtres, elles m’attrapent les chevilles. Alors je vomis le rat sur les huîtres, le rat il attaque les huîtres, je remonte à la surface, j’prends une péniche sur la tête et là, j’me réveille.” — Bernie


    • If the code is really that important to speed, then you should write it in assembly language or something similar; if it’s not, then it should be written for _clarity_, not efficiency.
    • Any errors in spelling, tact or fact are transmission errors
    • Clippy moves to Direct3D: “It looks like you are rendering a cow. Would you like to read about how the new DirectX 12 can make cow rendering faster?”
    • …there is no place like ~
    • For every complex problem there is an answer that is clear, simple, and wrong. — H.L. Mencken
    • “When I am working on a problem I never think about beauty. I only think about how to solve the problem. But when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.” — R. Buckminster Fuller Scientist, Philosopher, and Poet
    • If it looks good, it is good computer graphics. If it looks like computer graphics, it is bad computer graphics (corrail)
    • The second law of Frisbee throwing states: “Never precede any maneuver> by a comment more predictive than “Watch this!”…it turns out that this also applies to writing Fragment Shaders. — Steve Baker
    • I’m pretty sure that if we don’t sleep much and drink enough coffee we might perhaps be able to maybe get it done. — Shawn Hargreaves
    • Will there be any unforseen problems? — Phb
    • Without C, we would only have Basi, Pasal and Obol.
    • UNIX is user friendly, it’s just picky about who its friends are
    • How does a UNIX expert do Sex ? unzip ; strip ; touch ; finger ; mount ; fsck ; more ; yes ; umount; sleep
    • “It’s not the ideas; it’s design, implementation and hard work that make the difference.” — Michael Abrash
    • Bus error — driver executed.
    • The human brain is only used to 10% of capacity. The rest is overhead for the operating
    • After you finish the first 90% of a project, you have to finish the other 90%. It’s that second 90% that’s the key to success. –Michael Abrash
    • Unfortunately, brute-force solutions tend to be slow even when performed by modern-day microcomputers, which are capable of several MIPS except when I~Rm late for an appointment and want to finish a compile and run just one more test before I leave, in which case the crystal in my computer is apparently designed to automatically revert to 1 Hz. — Michael Abrash
    • An Apocalypse is supposed to reveal good news to good people. (And if it also happens to reveal bad news to bad people, so be it. Just don’t be bad.) — Larry Wall
    • In case you’re fuzzy on the good/bad performance thing, that’s “good”-as in fast. — Michael Abrash
    • L’erreur est humaine, mais une vrai catastrophe nécessite un ordinateur
    • It isn’t easy being the parent of a six-year-old. However, it’s a pretty small price to pay for having somebody around the house who understands computers.
    • I want my life to have a meaning! – You came to the Wrong place. Can’t do that! — Dilbert
    • Un clavier azerty en vaut deux.
    • Ta mere elle sait meme pas calculer le tenseur impulsion-energie dans des coordonnees covariantes.
    • Si ca ne marche pas du premier coup, appelez-le version 1.0.
    • There are 10 types of people: those who understand binary and those who don’t.* /earth is 98% full … please delete anyone you can.
    • “Hey, did you know they have the internet for computers now? ” — Homer Simpson
    • ” La programmation est aujourd’hui une course entre les ingénieurs informaticiens qui essaient de construire des programmes plus grands et mieux à l’épreuve des idiots, et l’univers qui essaie de produire des idiots plus grands et plus idiots. Jusqu’à présent, l’univers gagne.” — Rich Cook
    • Les trous noirs sont les endroits ou Dieu divisa par zero.
    • Si l’intelligence artificielle fait une connerie, c’est pas grave, c’est une connerie artificielle.
    • Carl> tes fichiers c’est des .so ? cb> we, et quand j’en aurais 10 ca me fera une tasse. sam> d’facon si c’est pas des .so c’est des elf
    • If you send email to me or to a mailing list that I use which has >4 lines of legalistic junk at the end then you are specifically authorizing me to do whatever I wish with the message and all other messages from your domain, by posting the message you agree that your long legalistic sig is void.
    • Game programmers reach enlightenment when they realize they are not coding to pleasure themselves – they are there to support the artists and designers. That means creating tools and pipelines that these people can effectively work with. It might not be nearly as exiting as the latest normal-mapping hack, but much more important if you want a game to be good. — Neall Verheyde


    • Confidence is the feeling you get before you fully understand the situation.
    • Life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans. — John Lennon
    • The important is the journey, not the destination — Arianna
    • Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.
    • A person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt a person doing it. — Chinese Proverb
    • “What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and thehomeless, whether the mad destruction is brought under the nameof totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty and democracy?” — Gandi
    • The strong give up and move away, while the weak give up and stay.
    • The enemy of my enemy is useful.
    • In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.
    • Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.
    • Ce n’est pas la foi, mais l’intelligence, qui doit etre juge dans toutes les affaires des hommes — St Anselm of Canterbury (1033-1109)
    • Marriage is the sole cause of divorce.
    • Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum sonatur. Whatever is said in Latin sounds profound.
    • Experience is a wonderful thing. It allows you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
    • Live and learn (or die trying)!
    • “Many a man has fallen in love with a girl in a light so dim he would not have chosen a suit by it. — Maurice Chevalier”
    • “I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” — Einstein
    • “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the the universe.” — Einstein
    • Un ennemi sage vaut mieux qu’un ami ignorant. — Sagesse persane
    • Comment être sûr que la terre n’est pas l’enfer d’un autre monde?
    • “Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” — George Bernard Shaw
    • Don’t dream it, be it.
    • Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence. Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
    • Today is the first day of the rest of your life
    • You cannot kill time without injuring eternity.
    • “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life : it goes on”
    • “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
    • You fill a much-needed gap.
    • Le rire c’est comme les essuie-glaces, il permet d’avancer même s’il n’arrête pas la pluie ! — Gérard Jugnot.
    • L’avenir ne peut être prédit, mais les avenirs peuvent être inventés. — Denis Gabor
    • Savoir s’étonner à propos est le premier mouvement de l’esprit vers la découverte. — Louis Pasteur
    • Now take a deep breath, smile and don’t take life so seriously… =)
    • You must be the change you wish to see in the world. — Gandhi
    • If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.
    • Assumption is the mother of all fuck-ups.
    • Learn something about everything, and everything about something
    • On peut rire de tout, mais pas avec tout le monde — Desproges
    • Travaille comme si tu n’avais pas besoin d’argent. Aime comme si tu n’avais jamais été blessé. Danse comme si personne ne te regardais. Chante comme si personne ne t’écoutais. Vis comme si le Ciel était sur la Terre.
    • “Naturally, the common people don’t want war. Voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism.” — Herman Goering


    • Dyslexics have more fnu
    • Dyslexics of the world, untie!
    • This email is the product of your deranged imagination, and does not in any way imply existence of the author.
    • I don’t suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it.
    • Aie aie aie purée c’est chaud un volcan chu trop con j’aurais du prendre des gants! — Eric & Ramzy
    • Ta citation d’Aroun Tazief me fait dire non à la drogue — Eric & Ramzy
    • Je suis pour l’égalité des sexes, je prendrai moi-même les mesures. — Thierry Le Luron
    • Quand je vois ce que je vois et que j’entends ce que j’entends, je suis bien content de penser ce que je pense. — Fernand Raynaud
    • Je suis pour l’égalité des sexes, je prendrai moi-même les mesures. — Thierry Le Luron
    • Quand je vois ce que je vois et que j’entends ce que j’entends, je suis bien content de penser ce que je pense. — Fernand Raynaud
    • Parler pour ne rien dire et ne rien dire pour parler sont les deux principes majeurs et rigoureux de tous ceux qui feraient mieux de la fermer avant de l’ouvrir — Pierre Dac
    • La météo est une science qui permet de connaître le temps qu’il aurait dû faire. — Philippe Bouvard
    • L’autre jour, au café, je commande un demi. J’en bois la moitié. Il ne m’en restait plus — Raymond Devos
    • “Pigeon, Oiseaux à la grise robe, Dans l’enfer des villes, A mon regard tu te dérobes, Tu es vraiment le plus agile… ” — Poelvorde
    • Des gens disent que je dois être un type horrible mais ce n’est pas vrai. J’ai le coeur d’un jeune garçon. Dans un bocal. Sur mon bureau. — Stephen King
    • C’est en forgeant, qu’on devient tres fatigue. — P. Perret
    • Déconner, c’est se vider de la connerie acquise par osmose. — Frédéric Dare
    • Ce matin, a Miami, le shérif John Devan a fait une prise record de cocaine: 1g dans chaque narine. — Les Nuls
    • Chagrin: On a vu l’homme-araignée ce matin. — Les Nuls
    • Quand je mourrai, je voudrais faire comme mon pere: partir calmement pendant mon sommeil. Pas en criant de terreur comme ses passagers…
    • Quand une mouche se pose sur un plafond, fait-elle un demi-tonneau ou un demi-looping ?
    • Une erreur peut devenir exacte, selon que celui qui l’a commise s’est trompé ou non. — Pierre Dac
    • I’d give my right arm to be ambidextrous.
    • There are two types of people: those who divide people into two types, and those who don’t.
    • There are three types of people: those who can count, and those who can’t.
    • Il y’a deux types d’humour: l’humour répétitif, et l’humour répétitif
    • Au Paradis, on est assis à la droite de Dieu : c’est normal, c’est la place du mort — Desproges
    • L’ennemi se déguise parfois en géranium, mais on ne peut s’y tromper, car tandis que le géranium est à nos fenêtres, l’ennemi est à nos portes — Desproges
    • La femme est assez proche de l’homme, comme l’épagneul breton. A ce détail près qu’il ne manque à l’épagneul breton que la parole alors qu’il ne manque à la femme que de se taire — Desproges
    • Il ne faut pas désespérer des imbéciles. Avec un peu d’entraînement, on peut arriver à en faire des militaires — Desproges
    • L’accouchement est douloureux. Heureusement, la femme tient la main de l’homme. Ainsi, il souffre moins — Desproges
    • Quadrumane : Qui a quatre mains. Exemple : le rossignol n’est pas quadrumane — Desproges
    • On ne peut pas juger quelqu’un à ces fréquentations ; ne perdons pas de vue que Judas avait des amis irréprochables. — Tristan Bernard
    • La Terre ferme, tant pis, on ira ailleurs.


    • Happiness isn’t good enough for me! I demand euphoria! — Calvin
    • Well, it just seemed wrong to cheat on an ethics test. — Calvin
    • The only skills I have the patience to learn are those that have no real application in life. — Calvin
    • Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us. — Calvin
    • This one’s tricky. You have to use imaginary numbers, like eleventeen … — Calvin
    • Calvin: Sometimes when I’m talking, my words can’t keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Hobbes: Probably so we can think twice.
    • I like to say “quark”! Quark, quark, quark, quark! — Calvin
    • Why do we drink cow’s milk? Who was the first guy who first looked at a cow and said “I think I’ll drink whatever comes out of these things when I squeeze ‘em!” — Calvin
    • Thank you. before I begin, I’d like everyone to notice that my report is in a professional, clear plastic binder…When a report looks this good, you know it’ll get an A. That’s a tip kids. Write it down. — Calvin
    • Why can’t I ever build character at a Miami condo or a casino somewhere? — Calvin
    • Miss Wormwood : Calvin where was the Byzantine empire? Calvin : I’ll take “outer planets” for $100.
    • A good compromise leaves everyone mad. — Calvin
    • Given that sooner or later we’re all just going to die, what’s the point of learning about integers? — Calvin
    • “It’s hard to be mad at someone who misses you while you’re asleep.” –Calvin
    • “Oops, I always forget the purpose of competition is to divide people into winners an losers.” — Hobbes being sarcastic
    • “I’m a simple man with complex tastes.” –Calvin
    • “I don’t understand this! Not a single part of my horoscope came true! The paper should print Mom’s daily predictions. Those sure come true.” -Calvin
    • “I’m a simple man with complex tastes.” –Calvin
    • “I don’t understand this! Not a single part of my horoscope came true! The paper should print Mom’s daily predictions. Those sure come true.” -Calvin
    • As a math atheist, I think I should be excused from this. — Calvin, to Hobbes
    • I’m just very selective about the reality I choose to accept. — Calvin
    • I have plenty of common sense, I just choose to ignore it. — Calvin
    • A voice cackles in Calvin’s radio: “Enemy fighters at two o’clock!” “Roger. What should I do until then?”
    • I’m looking for something that can deliver a 50-pound payload of snow on a small feminine target. Can you suggest something? Hello…? — Calvin
    • “Mom and dad say I should make my life an example of the principles I believe in. But every time I do, they tell me to stop it.” — Calvin

    – It’s never too late to take a trip

    Change the scenery of your life. You don’t have to travel far. It’s an adventure. A chance to refresh. To learn. To compare. To meet new people. To maket new friends. To view things anew. To grow

    Patrick Lindsay –


    • Interdit de lire cette signature — LeMessie
    • La différence entre vous et moi, c’est que moi, je la connais — LeMessie
    • Dans le tissu de l’espace comme dans la nature de la matière, figure, en tout petit, la signature de l’artiste. — Carl Sagan (Extrait de Contact)
    • nuclear cia fbi spy password code encrypt president bomb iran irak korea cuba Ala yihad mosad kgb free freedom human rights yugoslavia kosovo ebola dna Echelon must die
    • Je fais ce que je vous emmerde — HaZart
    • Est-ce que vous utilisez opensource? — A.
    • Internet c’est odbc oui? — A.
    • Est-ce qu’on peut connecter un PDA à sofi ? — A.
    • Est-ce qu’on peut mettre du html dans Apache? — A.
    • C’est quoi compiler? — A.
    • C’est pas du gtk ca!