This post is a little off-topic, but relevant to those interested in visualization tools.
Tim’s Vermeer is a fascinating movie that follows the 5+ year long quest by a maker of 20th century digital visualization tools – Tim Jenison of Video Toaster fame – to understand the 17th century analog visualization tools likely used by Johannes Vermeer. The film is narrated by Penn and directed by Teller. Its trailer is below. Continue reading