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TRS-80 Model 1

I’ve been reading articles over the past couple of days about Radio Shack’s history and their descent into Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It’s sad and nostalgic because without Radio Shack and their TRS-80 Model 1 I might never have gotten into computers. … Continue reading

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Riding Light

In our terrestrial view of things, the speed of light seems incredibly fast. But as soon as you view it against the vast distances of the universe, it’s unfortunately very slow. This animation illustrates, in realtime, the journey of a … Continue reading

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Narrative Legos with Ken Levine

Ken Levine speaking at GDC 2014 about his initial thoughts on building player-driven replayable narrative gameplay. Creative director and co-founder of Irrational Games (System Shock 2, BioShock, BioShock Infinite), Ken shut that company down in February of 2014 to focus on digital-download, … Continue reading

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Rock Climbing Bears

Whether bear or human, it’s all about technique, patience and believing you can do it.

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Keep Your Crises Small

Ed Catmull of Pixar talking at the Stanford 2007 Entrepreneurship Conference about why successful companies fail and why is it so difficult to find good ideas?

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Pixar ’72

One of the earliest examples of 3D computer rendered animation was created at the University of Utah by Ed Catmull and Fred Parke in 1972. You can read more about the history of this animation here.

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Dancing Demon

One of the first programs I owned for the TRS-80 Model 1. I remember spending hours pouring over the LLISTed source trying to figure out how the animation worked (assembly language packed into BASIC strings for those of you who … Continue reading

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