Artifact Details

Title

Bits + Bites: Ron Resch's lecture titled "the egg"

Catalog Number

102717345

Type

Audio

Date

1983-05-15

Participants

Resch, Ron, Speaker

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Boston, MA

Format

Standard audio cassette

Description

The EGG: Evolution of a Cultural Monument

A former user of the super computers at Livermore and currently Director of the Computer Graphics Center at Boston University, Ron Resch put together his unique background in computers, the sciences, and the fine arts to design, develop, and construct the world's largest decorated Easter egg (thirty-one feet tall).




This project included a number of mathematical and engineer-
ing firsts, including the development of the first geometry for an
egg, and resulted in a splendid sculpture for a Ukrainian com-
munity on the plains of Alberta. Ron will show a film explaining
the process, showing the construction and will talk about
what's next.

Category

Lecture

Collection Title

Bits + Bites