Michael Platings' homepage
I'm a software developer at Pixel Power broadcast graphics solutions.
Download my masters thesis - "The Tiled Quad Tree: A New Method for the Compression of Large Scale Terrain Data for Real Time Visualisation."
I'm happily employed at the moment, but here's my CV anyway, just in case you want to offer me large amounts of money to work for you.
You can download Street Racer, a game I wrote in my spare time.
For those who like to look before they download, here are some screenshots:
I spent a year doing an MSc by Research. I developed a funky new data structure that I call the "Tiled Quad Tree".
Check it out, I got published! If you like you can pay $29 and read my paper here. It's a cut-down version of my thesis, available for free here.
To demonstrate the TQT data structure I wrote a program to render the entire earth at high detail in real time. Some screenshots from a flight to Hawai'i: