Used in pioneering computer-graphics research, the Utah teapot has made cameos in Pixar’s Toy Story, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and “The Simpsons”
The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. These are the declassified films of tests conducted by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
"L'informatisation de la société ou la télématique". 1978
The first Google (working) web crawler was written in Python.
From naïve origins to the rise of cinematic realism: an account of graphical milestones in video games.
« It may be surprising, then, to learn that the earliest computer programmers were women and that the programming field was once stereotyped as female. »
From 1957 to 1990
The story behind the original Apple icons.
The struggle to adequately render letterforms on a pixel grid is a familiar one, and an ancient one as well: this bitmap alphabet is from La Vera Perfettione del Disegno di varie sorte di ricami, an embroidery guide by Giovanni Ostaus published in 1567.