Ivan Sutherland: Sketchpad

This is a fascinating demonstration of early computer graphics and human/machine interaction. Ivan Sutherland’s Sketchpad was a pioneering piece of work. Watching it now, almost 50 years later, left me fascinated. This was cutting edge and there are nontrivial things going on in this program, written so long ago.


Part 1

Part 2

“I kicked a terrorist so hard in the balls that I broke a tendon in my foot”

This article is hilarious:


Read on for more fun. Favorite snippet:

Because it’s Scotland, and they still build fucking men up there.

In the space of about 30 seconds, this man was in a car accident, an explosion, lit aflame and then kicked in the balls with more force than a human foot can technically take.