Chapter 14. Collage


What you see on these screens up here is a fantasy, a computer-enhanced hallucination!

 --Stephen Falken in WarGames

No matter how many times I see them, I’m always in awe of the amazing special effects you see in big-budget Hollywood flicks. I know it’s all man-made digital voodoo, but I still get a thrill when the effects are done so well. Consider Jurassic Park, where they blended the computer-generated dinos with actors and live-action backgrounds—so incredibly lifelike that you wouldn’t be surprised to find yourself standing behind a velociraptor in the popcorn line.

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