English is the best language.
What if the next presidential limo was 3000 mics of LSD, Donald Sutherland reading "The Cat In the Hat" and a disco ball?
It worked for Windows security! Why not for American education?
I want Bill Gates to do for American Education just exactly what he did for design of computer operating systems and for compound document management formats.
Because everybody knows that dollars are a surefire benchmark of brain power, so we have proof that Gates is an uncanny supergenius, who should now direct that dollar stream to blast any obstacle for his genius vision of how we should live, and be educated.
Public policy? Twaddle! Smart people with money. That's the cure for what ails society!
Easy transfer, easy backup, and a gazillion parser/import/export utilities. It is more standards based than most anything you'd care to replace it with:
"Microcenter" are probably capable of
"Old man, take a look at my life..."
Hey. It's "Gamification" of the comment hierarchy.
Save us both some time, and just send it to me...
Right you are. Being on the SoftImage side, that chronology is fuzzier to me.
Still have an Indigo R4400 Elan here, under the desk...
Interesting, your take on SoftImage as related to the games world. XSI was after my folks were all driven away by the 3.x taper...
SoftImage was king. Alias Wavefront was a powerful contender, with different strengths and weaknesses.
Microsoft bought SoftImage, as a part of the effort to displace high-end Unix workstations with PC's running NT. It was all over, but the shouting. Alias transformed Wavefront into Maya in roughly this timeframe, while MS starved out "dot release" life support on SoftImage...
He also abhorred the violent creation of the Israeli nation, and was actively anti-Zionist.
Yet his work has been captured by the Hebrew University, and is used to glorify a nation who's creation he saw as tragic, and who's establishment he repudiated.
Kurzweil is Lex Luthor.
Still near the pump house? Is Pannikin still open?
Or Keyser Sose?