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Foundations of Digital Art and Design with Adobe® Creative Cloud by xtine burrough

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Section 1: Bits, Pixels, Vectors, and Design

In 1995, Nicholas Negroponte wrote Being Digital, a book that would become a classic among digital art, media, and lifestyle enthusiasts. While resurrecting a text as seemingly outdated as Negroponte’s digital hit may seem like the equivalent of starting this book with pictures of cave drawings, reflecting on the work from a vantage point of more than 15 years reveals Negroponte to be a true visionary. He wrote the manuscript long before iTunes, Napster, MySpace, Facebook, eBay, cell phones (at least in the United States), and other common digital phenomena. Yet his predictions included developments similar to the iPhone’s Siri, holographic imaging like that found in augmented reality, “high touch ...

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