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Avatar Movie Made Possible With Linux

Jan 06, 2010, 23:05 (13 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Mark Rais for this link. ]

"As Avatar continues its climb among the top rated and top grossing movies, I enjoy reading reviews in articles and news stories about the complex CGI and how impressive the graphics.

"But then I realize the significant absence of credit for the underlying operating system that made these extreme and complex computer generated graphics possible.

""Where are the accolades for Linux?

""A review of the company that made the Linux computer graphics happen, known as WETA Digital (Wellington, New Zealand , a Peter Jackson spin off company), is notoriously absent from the articles."

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