“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.” Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).
Thursday, 25 August 2011
Billion Dollar Brain, Gone with the Wand
Having just seen Lord Voledemort cast his last spell and as the latest Harry Potter film approaches the $1billion global box office figure, I am marvelling at the ability of computer-generated imagery (cgi). For film geeks, the cgi filled movie Avatar is the worldwide box office biggest hit with takings of $2.7billion. A 3D virtual cgi Apple Store.......now there's an idea?