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Soviet Image Editing Tool From 1987

November 4th, 2010 11:40 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

nacturation writes “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 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 computers, though.

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