To counter the magnifying effect HDTV has on blue tones, Jim Fenhagen ordered up last-minute tweaks for the September debut of CBS's The NFL Today: posterized graphics of players, and panels in a deep, arterial red. The set boasts a skull-busting total of 47 TV screens.
Celebrities sell. Everyone knows that. But for billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson and spiritual guru Deepak Chopra, the purpose behind getting celebs involved runs a little bit deeper. Directors, writers, artists and even musicians are inherently creative personalities, and they're proving excellent candidates for involvement in the comic book industry.
Bill Buxton is the chief scientist at the company that helped create the computer-generated characters in the film "Final Fantasy." We asked him to speculate on what our world will look like 10 years from now. Here are his predictions.