Podcast 52: Scott Ross

Scott Ross, former General Manager of LucasArts' Industrial Light & Magic and co-founder of Digital Domain with James Cameron and Stan Winston, shares some fascinating stories from his early days as a sound engineer (and cowbell player on Jimi Hendrix's "Stone Free"!), the transition from photochemical to digital effects, Pixar computers, anecdotes from the production of films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Titanic, and What Dreams May Come, his current efforts to make home theater more accessible, and answers to chat room questions.

Run Time: 57:18

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The term Transputer was actually invented originally and copyrighted by a friend of mine back in the 1980s. He used it to mean a computer that was specialized to do language translation (in this case for translating the semiphonetic writing used by court reporting machines). I remember him telling me at some time later that he had been offered money for his copyright by a company that wanted to use the term and he sold the copyright to them.

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