The magic of the muppets is that they're 'real', or as real as puppetry gets. Still, even when the Muppets could have easily gone CGI, they stuck to their roots. That doesn't mean everything in the new Muppets movie was old school though. Even muppets need the magic of the movies.
Old and busted: Grainger Sky Theater at Chicago's Adler Planetaruim's 1970s Zeiss relic analog star projector. New hotness: $14 million system making it the world's highest resolution digital theater. Get ready to trip balls at your next planetarium show.
Nvidia has released what it describes as "the most powerful professional graphics card in graphics history"-the Quadro FX 5800, which packs up to 240 of Nvidia's CUDA independent graphics cores for shouldering some of the load normally handled by the main processor as well as 4GB of graphics memory, another claimed…