Linkdump: September 2017

2 thoughts on “Linkdump: September 2017

  1. For the star-wars graphics, Larry Cuba (et al?) made a 10 minute tutorial/demo on how the clip was made, and it’s been online for about a decade
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yMeSw00n3Ac
    (Interesting stuff, and a startling reminder of how little of the effects in the original Star Wars film were done on a computer!)

  2. My parents had a Handbook of Chemistry and Physics from the 20s. It includes instructions for mixing photo developing chemicals, silvering mirrors, and making crosshairs from spider silk, along with the usual tables.

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