Aaron Muszalski tells Boing Boing,
Coda Shetterly (@KindredCoda) made a frame-for-frame 1080p re-creation of Marv Newland’s infamous animated short, “Bambi Meets Godzilla”. Originally created in 1969, “Bambi Meets Godzilla” was a staple of animation festivals well into the 90’s (especially “Spike and Mike’s”, who screened with near-religious reverence).
The film was an early example of remix culture, having been made entirely without permission from either Disney or Toho. It was also notable for its humorous credits, which consume the majority of the film’s 1:32 running time.
Previously, “Bambi Meets Godzilla” was only available online in an extremely poor quality version.
YouTube Link: "Bambi Meets Godzilla: The Restoration"
And here's a post by Coda explaining the process behind the restoration.
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
Zero UI is the new term for “invisible interfaces”—what happens in the future when all the clicking and tapping and typing is history: “If you look at the history of computing, starting with the jacquard loom in 1801, humans have always had to interact with machines in a really abstract, complex way.” [Fast Company]
CEO Dick Costolo will resign, to be replaced in the interim by Jack Dorsey
The Lytro Illum dares to be different, boasting even more robust features than its first generation predecessor and a sleek design reminiscent of professional DSLRs. What’s so cool about it? Most cameras capture the position of light rays, producing a statoc 2D image.
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