computer graphics in the 1950s
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Thu Oct 16 12:46:15 CDT 2008
In article <48F6A4DB.4060204 at brouhaha.com>,
Eric Smith <eric at brouhaha.com> writes:
> Richard wrote:
> > So far, I can't find anything earlier than SAGE.
> No offence, but you're not looking very hard. Any credible reference on
> SAGE will point you to the earlier MIT Whirlwind.
While the SAGE book I read (From Whirlwind to MITRE: The R&D Story of
The SAGE Air Defense Computer) talked quite a bit about Whirlwind, the
discussion was only in terms of its memory and CPU circuitry. I don't
reclal any mention of Whirlwind having a graphics display.
"The Direct3D Graphics Pipeline" -- DirectX 9 draft available for download
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