By now you’ve probably seen this video of a talk Bret Victor gave at CUSEC 2012 called Inventing on Principle. If you haven’t yet, here it is. It’s worth an hour of your time. The demos are incredible.
When you’re done, check out his impressive resume.
While perusing through his site I stumbled upon this gem in an article from 2006 called Magic Ink:
The primary question is, “What movies are showing today, at which times?” Given the two spatial dimensions available to us, this should suggest a graphic with movies along one axis and times along the other.