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A History of Bell Labs early computer animation published online

Laurie Spiegel and others have contributed to a history of early digital art and animation as produced in experiments at Bell Laboratories in the 1960s and 1970s, which extended to the use of early digital computer music software. The journal article, titled "First Hand: Early Digital Art At Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc" is by Michael Noll. It's published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and is online for free here.