Thursday Jul 17
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.
The Prose of the Machines
The Walt Disney Co. reported a 33 percent increase in its fiscal first-quarter net income, beating analysts' estimates.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Toy Story Was Originally Going to Feature G.I. Joe and Barbie
If you were to see an early version of the movie's script, you probably wouldn't be able to recognize the film we know today.
Pixar vs. Disney, Who will be the Animators for the 21st Century?
Point of order, Disney does now own Pixar as of 2006, in a $4.7 Billion acquisition.
Palo Alto Weekly
Connecting creative minds
Construction of the McMurtry Building -- one of three recent projects aimed at creating an "arts district" on the Stanford campus -- is well underway and poised to be completed on schedule, and, according to the head of the university's arts programs, the new facility is eagerly anticipated.