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76 relations: A cappella, ActionScript, Adobe Flash, AnandTech, Artistic rendering, Assembly (demoparty), Assembly language, Atari ST, Batman (1989 film), Benchmark (computing), Bonzai Records, C (programming language), Central processing unit, Children of Bodom, Commodore 64, Demoscene, Device driver, DOSBox, Emulator, Future Crew, Gelatin dessert, GitHub, Gouraud shading, Gravis Ultrasound, Hertz, IBM PC compatible, ILBM, Intel 80486, Internet, Internet Archive, Jonne Valtonen, Linux, Memory management, Memory management unit, Metaballs, Microsoft Windows, Moiré pattern, Nut (hardware), Obfuscation (software), Orchestra hit, Patch (computing), Pebble (watch), Pentagram, Peter Hajba, Plasma effect, Pokémon Mini, Polyhedron, Praxis effect, Public-domain software, Ray tracing (graphics), ..., Remedy Entertainment, Remix, Rendering (computer graphics), Reverse engineering, Rumple Minze, Scream Tracker, Scrolling, Shading, Slashdot, Software bug, Sound, Sound Blaster, Source code, Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country, Star Wars (film), Teamwork, Techno, TIE fighter, Turbo Pascal, Ulik, Unlicense, Video, Voxel, Wendigo (comics), William H. P. Blandy, YouTube. Expand index (26 more) »

A cappella

A cappella (Italian for "in the manner of the chapel") music is specifically group or solo singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way.

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ActionScript is an object-oriented programming language originally developed by Macromedia Inc. (later acquired by Adobe Systems).

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Adobe Flash

Adobe Flash is a deprecated multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications, mobile games and embedded web browser video players.

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AnandTech is an online computer hardware magazine.

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Artistic rendering

Rendering in visual art and technical drawing means the process of formulating, adding color, shading, and texturing of an image.

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Assembly (demoparty)

The Assembly demoparty is a demoscene and gaming event in Finland.

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Assembly language

An assembly (or assembler) language, often abbreviated asm, is a low-level programming language, in which there is a very strong (but often not one-to-one) correspondence between the assembly program statements and the architecture's machine code instructions.

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Atari ST

The Atari ST is a line of home computers from Atari Corporation and the successor to the Atari 8-bit family.

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Batman (1989 film)

Batman is a 1989 American superhero film directed by Tim Burton and produced by Jon Peters and Peter Guber, based on the DC Comics character of the same name.

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Benchmark (computing)

In computing, a benchmark is the act of running a computer program, a set of programs, or other operations, in order to assess the relative performance of an object, normally by running a number of standard tests and trials against it.

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Bonzai Records

Bonzai Records, also known as Bonzai Music or Bonzai Progressive, is a Belgium-based record label specializing in techno, trance, hard trance, rave music and hardcore music.

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C (programming language)

C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.

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Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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Children of Bodom

Children of Bodom is a Finnish extreme metal band from Espoo.

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Commodore 64

The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982).

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The demoscene is an international computer art subculture focused on producing demos: self-contained, sometimes extremely small, computer programs that produce audio-visual presentations.

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Device driver

In computing, a device driver is a computer program that operates or controls a particular type of device that is attached to a computer.

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DOSBOX (stylized as DOSBox) is an emulator program which emulates an IBM PC compatible computer running a DOS operating system.

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In computing, an emulator is hardware or software that enables one computer system (called the host) to behave like another computer system (called the guest).

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Future Crew

Future Crew was a Finnish demogroup that created PC demos and software, active mostly between 1987 and 1994.

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Gelatin dessert

Gelatin desserts are desserts made with sweetened and flavored gelatin.

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GitHub Inc. is a web-based hosting service for version control using Git.

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Gouraud shading

Gouraud shading, named after Henri Gouraud, is an interpolation method used in computer graphics to produce continuous shading of surfaces represented by polygon meshes.

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Gravis Ultrasound

Gravis UltraSound or GUS is a sound card for the IBM PC compatible system platform, made by Canada-based Advanced Gravis Computer Technology Ltd.

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The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.

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IBM PC compatible

IBM PC compatible computers are computers similar to the original IBM PC, XT, and AT, able to use the same software and expansion cards.

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Interleaved Bitmap (ILBM) is an image file format conforming to the Interchange File Format (IFF) standard.

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Intel 80486

The Intel 80486, also known as the i486 or 486, is a higher performance follow-up to the Intel 80386 microprocessor.

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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

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Jonne Valtonen

Jonne Valtonen (born March 23, 1976) is a Finnish composer, arranger and orchestrator.

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Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.

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Memory management

Memory management is a form of resource management applied to computer memory.

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Memory management unit

A memory management unit (MMU), sometimes called paged memory management unit (PMMU), is a computer hardware unit having all memory references passed through itself, primarily performing the translation of virtual memory addresses to physical addresses.

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Metaballs are, in computer graphics, organic-looking n-dimensional objects.

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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Moiré pattern

In mathematics, physics, and art, a moiré pattern or moiré fringes are large-scale interference patterns that can be produced when an opaque ruled pattern with transparent gaps is overlaid on another similar pattern.

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Nut (hardware)

A nut is a type of fastener with a threaded hole.

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Obfuscation (software)

In software development, obfuscation is the deliberate act of creating source or machine code that is difficult for humans to understand.

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Orchestra hit

An orchestra hit, also known as an orchestral hit, orchestra stab, or orchestral stab, is a sound effect created through the layering of the sounds of a number of different synthesized orchestral instruments playing a single staccato note or chord.

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Patch (computing)

A patch is a set of changes to a computer program or its supporting data designed to update, fix, or improve it.

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Pebble (watch)

Pebble is a smartwatch developed by Pebble Technology Corporation.

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A pentagram (sometimes known as a pentalpha or pentangle or a star pentagon) is the shape of a five-pointed star drawn with five straight strokes.

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Peter Hajba

Peter Hajba (born 15 December 1974), also known by his demoscene nickname Skaven, is a Finnish electronic musician, video game composer and graphic artist.

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Plasma effect

The plasma effect is a computer-based visual effect animated in real-time.

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Pokémon Mini

The is a handheld game console that was designed and manufactured by Nintendo and themed around the Pokémon media franchise. It is the smallest game system with interchangeable cartridges ever produced by Nintendo, weighing just under. It was first released in North America on November 16, 2001, then in Japan on December 14, 2001, and in Europe on March 15, 2002. The systems were released in three colors: Wooper Blue, Chikorita Green, and Smoochum Purple. Features of the Pokémon mini include an internal real-time clock, an infrared port used to facilitate multiplayer gaming, a reed switch for detecting shakes, and a motor used to implement force feedback. The Nintendo GameCube game Pokémon Channel features playable demo versions of several Pokémon mini games via console emulation. Also included in the game is Snorlax's Lunch Time, a Pokémon Channel exclusive. Some games were only released in Japan, such as Togepi's Adventure. Various hackers have reverse engineered the Pokémon mini (with the aid of the aforementioned emulator in Pokémon Channel) in order to enable the creation of homebrew games, and to allow official games to be played on other platforms (such as a PC, Dreamcast and various others).

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In geometry, a polyhedron (plural polyhedra or polyhedrons) is a solid in three dimensions with flat polygonal faces, straight edges and sharp corners or vertices.

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Praxis effect

The Praxis effect (also known as the Praxis explosion or Praxis ring) is a special effect sometimes used in science fiction movies and other visual media.

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Public-domain software

Public-domain software is software that has been placed in the public domain: in other words, there is absolutely no ownership such as copyright, trademark, or patent.

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Ray tracing (graphics)

In computer graphics, ray tracing is a rendering technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light as pixels in an image plane and simulating the effects of its encounters with virtual objects.

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Remedy Entertainment

Remedy Entertainment Oyj is a Finnish video game developer based in Espoo.

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A remix is a piece of media which has been altered from its original state by adding, removing, and/or changing pieces of the item.

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Rendering (computer graphics)

Rendering or image synthesis is the automatic process of generating a photorealistic or non-photorealistic image from a 2D or 3D model (or models in what collectively could be called a scene file) by means of computer programs.

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Reverse engineering

Reverse engineering, also called back engineering, is the process by which a man-made object is deconstructed to reveal its designs, architecture, or to extract knowledge from the object; similar to scientific research, the only difference being that scientific research is about a natural phenomenon.

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Rumple Minze

Rumple Minze is a German-style liqueur brand, best known for their peppermint schnapps.

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Scream Tracker

Scream Tracker is a tracker (an integrated multi-track step sequencer and sampler as a software application).

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In computer displays, filmmaking, television production, and other kinetic displays, scrolling is sliding text, images or video across a monitor or display, vertically or horizontally.

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Shading refers to depicting depth perception in 3D models or illustrations by varying levels of darkness.

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Slashdot (sometimes abbreviated as /.) is a social news website that originally billed itself as "News for Nerds.

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Software bug

A software bug is an error, flaw, failure or fault in a computer program or system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result, or to behave in unintended ways.

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In physics, sound is a vibration that typically propagates as an audible wave of pressure, through a transmission medium such as a gas, liquid or solid.

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Sound Blaster

The Sound Blaster family of sound cards was the de facto standard for consumer audio on the IBM PC compatible system platform, until the widespread transition to Microsoft Windows 95, which standardized the programming interface at application level (eliminating the importance of backward compatibility with Sound Blaster), and the evolution in PC design led to onboard motherboard-audio, which commoditized PC audio functionality.

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Source code

In computing, source code is any collection of code, possibly with comments, written using a human-readable programming language, usually as plain text.

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Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country is a 1991 American science fiction film released by Paramount Pictures.

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Star Wars (film)

Star Wars (later retitled Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope) is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas.

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Teamwork is the collaborative effort of a team to achieve a common goal or to complete a task in the most effective and efficient way.

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Techno is a form of electronic dance music that emerged in Detroit, Michigan, in the United States during the mid-to-late 1980s.

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TIE fighter

TIE fighters are fictional starfighters in the Star Wars universe.

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Turbo Pascal

Turbo Pascal is a software development system that includes a compiler and an integrated development environment (IDE) for the Pascal programming language running on CP/M, CP/M-86, and MS-DOS.

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Ulik is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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The Unlicense is a public domain equivalent license with a focus on an anti-copyright message.

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Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media.

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A voxel represents a value on a regular grid in three-dimensional space.

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Wendigo (comics)

Wendigo (occasionally: Wen-Di-Go) is a fictional monster appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.

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William H. P. Blandy

William Henry Purnell Blandy (June 28, 1890 – January 12, 1954), known to friends as "Spike", was an admiral in the United States Navy during World War II.

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YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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