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Lest We Forget

Today Canadians mark Remembrance Day, the day on which we recognize the sacrifices of those who have gone before us: those who will not grow old as we grow old, the young and the old who have served, and those who struggle as a result of their service. 443 more words


Can a Computer Play the Perfect Game of Super Mario?

Maybe you’ve seen these videos online of video game “speed-runs,” where the goal is to complete, let’s say, a game of “Super Mario Bros.” as fast as possible. 681 more words


Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions

This is a screenshot of theĀ Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions logo as it appeared on the “Friends” DVD sets:

This is a screenshot of the Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions… 42 more words


Motion Capture and Movie Future

Something I’ve been thinking about quite a lot recently is the current state and possible future of motion capture performances. We’re already seeing a wide range of incredibly detailed and realistic computer-generated creatures performed and inhabited by actors in movies like the “of the Planet of the Apes”-series, the recent “The Hobbit” films, or this summer’s “Guardians of the Galaxy.” 858 more words