Anything looks awesome if it's recorded to 1" videotape. Fact.
especially if it's field rendered
Gotta love the correlation between speedy response and productivity... In 2012 I'm still waiting 10 seconds for a page to load on shitty web interfaces at work. Gives me time to browse poetv.
Autocad is on iPad now ::ducks::
Least productive = highest priority for upgrades
or in other words
Management, sales, marketing, PR, pie-chart power point meeting jockeys = highest priority for upgrades
...now get back to hitting the "make look good" button on your little doodling art program, hippie!
This is lost knowledge.
I know a professional video artist who still works with these machines.
A few weeks ago he showed me a computer from the 60s with 4 megs of hand-wired ram. Each meg was literally the size of the refrigerator that the Residents Ultimate Box Set comes in.
So it's not lost, just relegated to the domain of eccentric old men with giant beards.
which is why it's here
Yes, I know this video was made 27 years ago but... there are childrens' toys that have more computing power than thing.
I pulled more powerful SGI workstations out of the trash at MIT 15 years ago.
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