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Meet the little-known genius who helped make Pixar possible

34 mins | Sep 9, 2021
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Steven Levy on the man behind your favourite animations. Alvy Ray Smith helped invent computer animation as we know it, and then got cheated by Steve Jobs. Now, he’s got a vision for where the pixel can take us next. Steven Levy explores how Smith’s newly released biography on the history of the pixel reveals a lot about the boisterous yet mysterious Pixar co-founder. Discover why he is a unique figure in computer science and entertainment for bridging the gap between line graphics and the immersive world made up of dazzling computer imagery.
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