Professor Mark J. Perry's Blog for Economics and Finance
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Is the source for Evian water located in the uncanny valley?
An impressive video. Cute, likely to be viral, and an interesting use of graphics techniques. I do wish the "Making of" video actually showed anything other than pictures of the actual babies, and had some minor discussion of how they did it -- I'm assuming an extension of the motion capture used to do Gollum in LotR on real skaters, using "baby bodies" to map to the skaters just like they mapped Gollum's body to the choreoanimation/motion capture.
Hey OBH, speaking of viral videos have you seen the following?United Breaks GuitarsBeing an airline employee I couldn't help but chuckle at this guy's seriously sad tale...It's so well done for a complaint against an airline...
It's a bit too far off for timing if they were aiming for the Ally McBeal crowd.
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Dr. Mark J. Perry is a professor of economics and finance in the School of Management at the Flint campus of the University of Michigan.
Perry holds two graduate degrees in economics (M.A. and Ph.D.) from George Mason University near Washington, D.C. In addition, he holds an MBA degree in finance from the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. In addition to a faculty appointment at the University of Michigan-Flint, Perry is also a visiting scholar at The American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C.
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