Peter Boughton


  1. 16 Jul 2015

    Tonight I gave a presentation on Password Security at the 5th Digital Croydon event. Read more.

  2. 10 Nov 2014

    Over a year and a half with no news? Not quite. A few of the highlights.

  3. 13 Mar 2013

    In June I will be speaking at the Scotch on the Rocks web developer conference in Edinburgh. More details.


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I'm a software developer, programming in a variety of languages.

I'm a keen boulderer, and climb regularly at Craggy2.

I occasionally post photos I have taken and images I create on my Midnight Isle weblog.

I enjoy listening to music, of all varieties.

A 3D render is the image output by a 3D graphics application.

Unlike 2D graphics, where you're effectively dealing with colours/shapes, with 3D graphics you work with virtual 3D models - the final image depending on the material properties of these models, the effects of any lighting, the position of the camera, and so on.

It's kinda similar to still life or studio photography, and not related to the tacky shit done with those silly glasses and gimmicky TVs.