023 > RAL Lecture
Above: Tony Pritchett and 'The Chilton Atlas' (console). The 'Atlas Laboratory' was situated at Harwell A.E.R.E. (which is now home to The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory). Photo by Nigel Kellaway.

023 > RAL Lecture

Professor David Duce, Dr Victoria Marshall and myself gave a lecture on how (we think!) Tony Pritchett made Britain's first piece of computer animation, The Flexipede. The talk was based…

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022 > Some Light Relief
A book from TP’s archives. I’m not sure when or why he owned the book. Perhaps it was a nice break from speaking Fortran.

022 > Some Light Relief

FORTRAN stands for: Flipping Heck,This Is Difficult To Learn. Tony used Fortran V to program The Flexipede. Drawing and animating using Fortran is not an easy task, especially for someone…

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