The screen is a window through which one sees a virtual world. The challenge is to make that world look real, act real, sound real, feel real.

— Ivan Sutherland

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A display connected to a digital computer gives us a chance to gain familiarity with concepts not realizable in the physical world. It is a looking glass into a mathematical wonderland.


It's very satisfying to take a problem we thought difficult and find a simple solution. The best solutions are always simple.


Knowledge is a rare thing -- you gain by giving it away.


There are about a dozen great computer graphics people and Jim Blinn is six of them.


The cinema camera doesn't make movies;

it allows movies to be made. It's the creative people who make it real to people.


It's not the school, the curriculum, or the teacher, but motivation that is the single most important ingredient in learning.


It's not an idea until you write it down.


I just need to figure out how things work.

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