[NetBehaviour] Soviet Image Editing Tool From 1987
marc.garrett at furtherfield.org
Fri Nov 5 09:30:45 CET 2010
Soviet Image Editing Tool From 1987.
"Three years before Photoshop 1.0 was released, computer engineers in
the USSR were already retouching photographs
using some surprisingly advanced technology. A video shows how the
Soviets went about restoring damaged images
(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2PsiJXswiM) with the help of rotary
scanners, magnetic tape, and trackballs. No word on whether this
technology was used to fake moon landings or put missiles in Cuba."
Photo manipulation in the USSR (and elsewhere) had a pretty good jump on
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