Tag Archives: Videos, movies, and films
Not a bad short introduction by PBS to data visualization. Could have been made a bit more energetic and exciting though… this is such an exciting area!
A 12-minute film on data visualization and art becoming one. One issue with “data visualization and art becoming one” is that they truly serve very different purposes: The main purpose of art is, probably, to create emotions and to inspire. The … Continue reading
“All is flux, nothing stays still—there is nothing permanent except change.” These words have been attributed to the Greek philosopher Heraclitus. Everything changes these days, including the way we get news, read books, listen to music, and watch movies. Sometime … Continue reading
In addition to my recent post on CGI and the great promise of future highly-realistic CGI movie actors… How about this CGI character? Isn’t he great? All this character needs is a strong AI to control it.
One major issue with computer-generated films that have human characters is what is being commonly referred to as the Uncanny Valley. The term “uncanny valley” is a reference to us feeling uncomfortable when seeing or interacting with a computer-generated character or a … Continue reading
Anyone familiar with Shirow Masamune’s manga series and with its animated adaptations called Ghost in the Shell will understand my excitement: a movie is finally being released in 2017. Of course, anyone familiar with how Hollywood changes well-known stories and books and … Continue reading