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'Forensic retrocomputing' discovers previously unknown Andy Warhol Amiga art from 1985

Previously Unknown Warhol Works Discovered on Floppy Disks from 1985

The impetus for the investigation came when Arcangel, a self-described “Warhol fanatic and lifelong computer nerd,” learned about Warhol’s Amiga experiments from the… 206 more words

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Lenna, the JPEG girl

The Rathaus:

Lenna is a standard test image whose rise in computer nerd popularity led her to become the first JPEG compression file ever created. 192 more words

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The Idea Machine

The Idea Machine

This is our idea machine, our little place in the desert.

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The Carousel story

As soon as the bouncy music starts playing it seems like it’s going to be just another cloying Apple-esque promo, trying to make you feel that your life could be this perfect too, if only you used this new photomanagement app, or whatever. 50 more words

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DIY teleprompter

In this fun and possibly useful tutorial, David Malki shows you how he constructed a teleprompter using nothing but the things he already had lying around. 53 more words

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The History of the Movie Trailer

The History of the Movie Trailer

Some people consider them the best part of the movie going experience – the Movie Trailer. Take a look at the evolution of the “coming attractions” from simple silent film splices, through the template style of the Golden Age of Hollywood, through Auteurs and finally into the Blockbuster era.

(via kottke.org)

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