The value of open-source software

The value of open-source software

This week I have been thinking about the pros and cons of open-source software. Open-source software is defined as having its source code freely available for possible modification and redistribution. If you are using a paid piece of software, there is a high chance...
Modern visitor VS ancient world

Modern visitor VS ancient world

Visitor 1: “What did the guide say? Is this the palace or the library?” Visitor 2: “I thought it was the latrines” Visitor 1: “Just take a picture anyway.” Visitor 2: “Don’t you have the camera?” A visitor’s experience can enrich the traveller, or, like the scenario...
Classical architecture: see it today!

Classical architecture: see it today!

I made an effort this week to note classical elements in the architecture of Melbourne, Australia: my home city. We have many prominent buildings that promote classical architectural ideals. The first I noted was our state Parliament building, with its massive Doric...
Blender Guru… my idol

Blender Guru… my idol

Blender is an open source 3D graphics and animation software package used to create extremely realistic textures and environments. We use Blender at Lithodomos VR because we believe in the open-source philosophy, and its ability to produce tremendous locations (like...
Cicero’s Quote on History

Cicero’s Quote on History

Work is always continuing at the office with our various projects on the go. We look forward to presenting new sites soon. During my research this week, I came across this quote from Cicero, the Roman orator (among many of his other talents). He wrote: History is...