RE: Volumetric 3D Display

From: Kilburg, Larry N. (LNK) (
Date: Mon Dec 22 1997 - 20:10:45 EET

Sorry if I offended anyone. My comment was meant to be tongue-in-cheek.
I totally agree with you. I am just grateful that I was never pressured
as a youth to become an accountant.
Joyous Season to all no matter how you celebrate.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stahlhut, Todd A. []
> Sent: Monday, December 22, 1997 9:28 AM
> To: Kilburg, Larry N. (LNK); rp_send_mail
> Subject: RE: Volumetric 3D Display
> >From: Kilburg, Larry N. (LNK)
> >
> >As CADD Administrator and designer here at Elkay, I am constantly
> amazed
> >at the inability of non-engineering types to visualize spatial
> concepts.
> >And I am even more surprised that when we drag them in front of a
> tube
> >that they still have difficulty understanding what I have rendered
> and
> >rotating before their eyes.
> First, let me state that I am an engineer and I can think/visualize in
> 3D. The comment above struck me funny as I am constantly amazed at
> the
> difficulty I have at visualizing financial concepts. Many of these
> non-engineering types are probably constantly amazed by this. My
> point
> is that ones capability to visualize certain things depends on your
> training, background, and interests. I agree with you fully that any
> tool that helps 'outsiders' understand is a good one. Isn't that why
> we
> all have jobs in RP - if everyone grasped what was on the screen, you
> wouldn't need a prototype....
> Regards, Todd Stahlhut

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