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Pixel Star Wars: Welcome Back To The 8-Bit Days!

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Many people who remember the ’80s know that the pixel was the most favored computer generated substance. Everything was built up of pixels, and it made our days fun and exciting. They were everywhere from in the games we played to the matrix printer that we astonished over while it slowly plotted the letters we wrote on the screen. Even today the pixel is the one thing that makes up everything we see on the screen. They even make up the letters and images you are looking at now, even though they are in a more compact form.

Andy Rash is one of those people who certainly knows how to keep the true memory of the pixel alive. Today people seem to have forgotten that we still work with pixels. The ones that do not are possibly designers and printers. For them, there is nothing more valuable than the pixel itself.

Even Star Wars had its share of the computer generated magic when we see them traveling through the Death Star ditches to destroy it from within. However, I bet you have never seen Star Wars in the form of 8-Bit graphics. You will be able to instantly tell what character it is even though it’s made up of just a few big pixels. I find it amazing that you can create so much with so little. It takes a brilliant mind to put together something so complex with a few pixels. Let the pixel rule, forever.



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Author: Richard Darell

Richard Darell is the founder and CEO of Bit Rebels, a multifaceted online news outlet that reports daily on the latest developments in technology, social media, design and everything geek. Today this media entity welcomes more than 2.5 million unique visitors per month and is considered the go to place for people in constant motion. As an Internet entrepreneur, he is dedicated to constantly trying to develop new ways to bring content faster and closer to the end user in a more streamlined way. His excitement for statistics has allowed him to further develop systems that continuously produce accurate and fast-paced analytics to better optimize the approach by which Bit Rebels presents news and content. His graphic design background has proven to be an important tool when designing new systems and features for Bit Rebels since the development of solid and stable code depends entirely on their structure and implemented procedures. Richard currently resides in Stockholm, Sweden and directs the Bit Rebels offices in both Stockholm and Atlanta. You can reach Richard at richard@bitrebels.com

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