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Blogs: Desowitz at SIGGRAPH 2009: Day 4

written by Bill Desowitz for Animated Travels

Press reports have attendance at about 10,000, which is extremely low, of course. But, as I previously noted, it’s resulted in a very appropriate quaintness. You can tell that the people who have come here are very passionate. While one exhibitor lamented the lack of scientific research on display and the commercialization of the event (no need to wait for SIGGRAPH to publish your tech paper), Rob Cook (the recipient of the Steven A. Coons Award) gave what Chris Landreth described as a “spiritual, practical and visionary” speech about “why there still needs to be SIGGRAPH.”

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