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Bill Shunn posted on Sff.net about this ad for the new Honda Accord. It looks cool and I like it, but I assumed there was some CGI in it until I read an article on the making of the commercial. No CGI, all analog precision setup. I was slightly distressed when the article mentions the game Mousetrap and the machines in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang but not the common ancestor of all this stuff, Rube Goldberg’s cartoons.

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Dave Slusher is a blogger, podcaster, computer programmer, author, science fiction fan and father.