Foonly was a short-lived American computer company formed by Dave Poole, one of the principal Super Foonly designers as well as one of hackerdom's more colourful personalities. The company produced a series of DEC PDP-10 compatible computers, first the high-performance F-1, and later a series of smaller and less expensive designs. The first Foonly machine, the F-1, was the computational engine used to create some of the graphics in the 1982 film Tron.
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  • Visual Maths: A Brief History of CGI

    … upstarts with suspicion and a certain amount of trepidation. They weren’t the only ones though. Surprisingly, the Motion Picture Academy refused to nominate Tron for a special effects award. Nowadays, almost every film which wins the award does so with CGI at least in part. However, at the time, Lisberger noted “The Academy thought we cheated…

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