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Monday Jul 28 |

Discovering science in books

For the movie "Up," campers made hot air balloons, and for "Cars," the focus was on hydrogen-powered cars, said Abi Martin, Science Central's special programs manager and camp director.Kids also used nanotechnology to see Horton's microscopic Who and honed their superhero skills to find out how Spider-Man scales walls and Superman shoots heat ... (more)


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

This Weekend: Pixar in Concert

They do leave Emeryville now and again. At Davies Symphony Hall this Saturday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m. , the San Francisco Symphony presents Pixar in Concert , complete with visually stunning clips and memorable scores from each Pixar movie, including its latest release Monsters University.


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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Slate Magazine

The Prose of the Machines

The Walt Disney Co. reported a 33 percent increase in its fiscal first-quarter net income, beating analysts' estimates.


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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Cult of Mac Blog

How Sony stood up to Steve Jobs' wage-fixing schemes at Pixar

Steve Jobs may have been part of some of the biggest tech revolutions of the past forty years, but he was also part of an illegal attempt to suppress employee wages by way of a massive no-poaching agreement with other tech giants.


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Michael Tsai's Weblog

Pixar Wage-Fixing Cartel

A top Pixar producer reveals in her email that Catmull had in fact flown down to Sony Animation and met with the two co-heads, Penney Finkelman Cox and Sandy Rabins, to rope Sony into the non-recruitment cartel.


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Why Pixar President Ed Catmull's New Book Is One Of The Best Reads On Creative Leadership

At first glance, the new book about Pixar, Creativity, Inc. , seems like a deluxe version of the account of creative enterprise and management with which we have become increasingly familiar.


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Tue Jul 08, 2014


Two more pictures from my foamcore 4 -5 camera...

Here are two more photos I took at last night's camera workshop. I wanted to take something slightly more beautiful than a selfie, so I chose the Luxo statue outside the Steve Jobs building at Pixar, and some white flowers from the garden.


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Tue Jul 01, 2014


How GM almost screwed up Toy Story, Cars, Monsters Inc. and more

General Motors came within one week of buying Pixar in 1985, and would have subsumed the then-fledgling computer company to use its technology to help aid car designs.


Related Topix: Pixar, Media, Computers, Autos


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