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A Biography of the Pixel by Alvy Ray Smith
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A Biography of the Pixel by Alvy Ray Smith
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Aug 03, 2021 | ISBN 9780262542456

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Table Of Contents

Beginnings: A Signal Event
Foundations: Three Great Ideas
1. Fourier’s Frequencies: The Music of the World
2. Kotelnikov’s Samples: Something from Nothing
3. Turing’s Computations: Eleventy-Eleven Skydillion
Contributions: Two High Technologies
4. Dawn of Digital Light: The Quickening
5. Movies and Animation: Sampling Time
The Rise and Shine of Digital Light
6. Shapes of Things to Come
7. Shades of Meaning
8. The Millennium and the Movie
Finale: The Great Digital Convergence

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