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A Brief History of Graphics

Ahoy has produced an excellent series of five youtube videos that cover the origin and development of computer graphics over the past four decades. The obvious focus is on video games, as this is the area of computing that really pushed the graphical envelope. Ahoy identify many games that I never heard of, as well as many I remember fondly. It is quite fascinating to see short clips of game footage shown in quick succession. It really highlights how quickly the technologies driving computer graphics progressed as well as the stark difference between games from my youth and those of…