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Tom Zimmerman

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Noshing With Tom Zimmerman – July 14, 2022

Ira's Everything Bagel

Author, The Queen of Technicolor, Maria Montez in Hollywood This week, Ira spoke with Tom Zimmerman, author of The Queen of Technicolor, Maria Montez in Hollywood (published by The University Press of Kentucky). In this silver screen episode of Ira’s Everything Bagel, Tom talks about how he discovered Maria Montez and realized that he had to write about her; why she became a movie star despite not being able to act, sing, or dance; how technicolor (“assaultively colorful”) and Montez were made for each other; why the “Good Neighbor” policy of the federal government worked in her favor; and how she supported the allied war effort during World War II. Tom Zimmerman is a photographer who has permanent collections in the United States Library of Congress, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Motion Picture and Television Photo Archive, and Fortress of Peter and Paul in St. Petersburg, Russia, among others. He is the author of Paradise Promoted: The Booster Campaign that Created Los Angeles 1870-1930, Downtown in Detail, and Spectacular Illumination.

27mins

14 Jul 2022

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ANTIC Interview 431 - Tom Zimmerman, AMY chip

ANTIC The Atari 8-bit Podcast

Tom Zimmerman, AMY chip Tom Zimmerman worked at Atari from 1982-1984 where he was on the digital audio research team in Atari's Corporate Research Lab in Sunnyvale. There he worked on the AMY chip — a next-generation audio chip. Tom, one of four AMY team members, wrote the 8051 code to control the TTL prototype of the chip. The chip was never released. AMY, which stands for Additive Musical sYnthesis, was originally intended to be part of the Rainbow chipset, which was the core of Atari's next generation of 16-bit microcomputers. Those computers were never finished. Then, the AMY chip was announced to be the centerpiece of the Atari 65XEM, an Atari 8-bit computer with advanced sound capabilities. A prototype of the 65XEM was shown at the 1985 Consumer Electronics Show, but ultimately it was another computer that didn't make it to market. Also: in 1982 Tom filed a patent for a “Data Glove,” a glove with optical sensors to measure the bend of the wearer's fingers. He turned down a $10,000 offer from Atari to buy the rights to the Data Glove. The product would eventually end up at Nintendo, where it became the Nintendo Power Glove. This interview took place on March 7, 2022. 65XEM info at AtariMuseum AMY chip at AtariMuseum AMY chip info at AtariMax AMY chip at Wikipedia Rainy Day Activities for the Atari book by Nancy Mayer ANTIC Interview - Dale Yocum ANTIC Interview 199 - Bob Alkire and Steve Saunders, Rainbow GPU Rainbow chipset documentation Tom on AtariAge Video version of this interview

47mins

12 Mar 2022

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El maravilloso mundo de la vida en una gota de agua | Simone Bianco y Tom Zimmerman

TEDTalks Ciencia y Medicina

"Contengan la respiración", dice el inventor Tom Zimmerman. "Así es el mundo sin plancton". Estos pequeños organismos producen dos tercios del oxígeno del planeta. Sin ellos, no existiría la vida tal como la conocemos. En esta charla y demostración tecnológica, Zimmerman y el ingeniero celular Simone Bianco ponen una gota de agua bajo un microscopio 3D y nos llevan a bucear con el plancton. Aprende acerca de estas criaturas fascinantes e inspírate para protegerlas de las amenazas constantes, producto del cambio climático.

11mins

7 Mar 2018

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The wonderful world of life in a drop of water | Simone Bianco and Tom Zimmerman

TED Talks Science and Medicine

"Hold your breath," says inventor Tom Zimmerman. "This is the world without plankton." These tiny organisms produce two-thirds of our planet's oxygen -- without them, life as we know it wouldn't exist. In this talk and tech demo, Zimmerman and cell engineer Simone Bianco hook up a 3D microscope to a drop of water and take you scuba diving with plankton. Learn more about these mesmerizing creatures and get inspired to protect them against ongoing threats from climate change.

11mins

7 Mar 2018

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Le monde merveilleux de la vie dans une goutte d'eau | Simone Bianco et Tom Zimmerman

TEDTalks Science et médecine

« Retenez votre respiration... » dit l'inventeur, Tom Zimmerman, « ...Vous venez de faire l'expérience d'un monde sans plancton ». Ces minuscules organismes produisent les deux tiers de l'oxygène de notre planète. Sans eux, la vie telle que nous la connaissons n'existerait pas. Dans cette conférence, Tom Zimmerman et l'ingénieur en biologie cellulaire, Simone Bianco, utilisent un microscope 3D et une goutte d'eau pour vous conduire dans une aventure sous-marine fabuleuse, à la rencontre du plancton. Elle nous en apprend davantage sur ces créatures fascinantes, et nous offre une solution et une source d'inspiration pour leur protection contre les menaces constantes du réchauffement climatique.

11mins

7 Mar 2018

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O mundo maravilhoso da vida em uma gota d'água | Simone Bianco e Tom Zimmerman

TEDTalks Ciência e Medicina

"Prenda sua respiração", diz o inventor Tom Zimmerman. "Este é o mundo sem os plânctons." Esses minúsculos organismos produzem dois terços do oxigênio do nosso planeta. Sem eles, a vida como conhecemos não existiria. Nesta palestra e demonstração tecnológica, Zimmerman e o engenheiro celular Simone Bianco conectam um microscópio 3D a uma gota d'água e nos levam a um mergulho com os plânctons. Saiba mais sobre essas criaturas hipnotizantes e inspire-se para protegê-las contra as ameaças atuais, trazidas pelas mudanças climáticas.

11mins

7 Mar 2018

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물 한 방울 속의 멋진 세상 | 시모니 비앙코(Simone Bianco)와 톰 짐머만(Tom Zimmerman)

TEDTalks 과학과 의료

발명가인 팀 짐머만은 이렇게 말합니다. "숨을 참아보세요. 플랑크톤이 없는 세상은 바로 그런 느낌입니다." 그렇게 작은 유기체들이 지구 상에 존재하는 산소의 약 3분의 2를 만들어냅니다. 산소 없이는 살아갈 수 없다는 건 잘 알고 있죠. 이 강연에서 짐머만과 세포 공학자 시모니 비앙코는 3D 현미경으로 물 한 방울을 들여다 보며, 플랑크톤 바다 속 스쿠버 다이빙 여행으로 여러분을 안내합니다. 완전히 넋을 잃게 만드는 생물체에 대해 알아보고, 기후 변화에 영향을 미치는 위험들로부터 그 생물체를 보호할 방법을 생각해보세요.

11mins

7 Mar 2018

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TOM ZIMMERMAN

Greater Good Radio - Leaders Inspiring Leaders

Tom Zimmerman - President of Central Pacific HomeLoans, Inc. The post TOM ZIMMERMAN appeared first on Greater Good Radio - Leaders Inspiring Leaders.

25mins

16 Aug 2008

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TOM ZIMMERMAN

Greater Good Radio – Leaders Inspiring Leaders

Tom Zimmerman - President of Central Pacific HomeLoans, Inc. The post TOM ZIMMERMAN appeared first on Greater Good Radio - Leaders Inspiring Leaders.

25mins

16 Aug 2008