Brighton here we come
A visit to the beach is a must before the arrival of the cooler months...
There is a constantly expanding range of resources online that can help with whatever you are studying as an adjunct to your course at Otago - or simply to expand your horizons. This article touches on just some of them you may not have encountered. - I’m assuming everyone knows about Youtube, etc!
A fascinating talk covering a wide range of topics, including Covid-19, a glimpse into the inner workings of Government, internships, genetic modification, prejudices, climate change, fluoridation, values in science, et al. and punctuated throughout with dry flashes of humour.
Speaking by Zoom from California, Alexis Angelidis described for us the extraordinary complexity of developing realistic animations in films such as ‘Toy Story 4’, giving water, especially rain, and smoke as examples.
Avidly following the topics encountered on his B.A. course that gripped his interest led Dave Barson to a remarkable three years working at Weta Workshops on the “Lord of the Rings” followed by a Computer Science degree and so into his present work.
A multi-talented Greek lady discusses her career with several pointers applicable to all of us - the values of perseverance, gaining new skills and taking opportunities that present themselves among them.