Affinity Photo Released

A new photo manipulation app has been released.  If it's good enough for Ron Brinkmann (one of the main guys behind Shake), it's probably worth checking out.

Solid Angle put out a really good explanation of what sampling is.  This will get incorporated into my future classes.

What is Sampling? - Arnold for Cinema 4D User Guide - Solid Angle

I came across this article yesterday.  While not specifically VFX related, there's some good points made that apply to pretty much all workers.

Your HR department doesn’t give a damn: How corporate overseers exploit American workers