There was something undeniably awesome about Disney in the early 1980s. The company was expanding its theme parks in Flordia with EPCOT, a shrine to technological innovation. Meanwhile, a bunch of young kids sort of got left unattended at the studio. The result? Movies like Tron.
Are your eyes bored today? Look at this right now. It's a computer animation by computer artist Daniel Sierra, and it will mesmerize you, if only for a few minutes.
Joe Dragt began painting on motherboards when he was tasked with the duty of recycling 30 old computers. Instead of seeing old, downtrodden and beige, he figured the circuitry of their motherboards would make for really great art backgrounds.
What are we looking at here? Is it the original Slinky? An early concept of hyperspace? Or maybe some strange, magnified microbial being? Nah. To figure this one out you're going to have to get with the program.