Philly Turns Skyscraper Into Video Game Screen for Tech Week

Zack Seward, writing for NPR’s All Tech Considered:

Frank Lee is the man behind this gigantic version of Pong. He’s a professor at Drexel University and the co-founder of the school’s Game Design Program.

Spectators gathered about a half-mile away to watch from the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Eyes fixated on what was about a 400-foot-tall “screen,” a lattice of LED lights on a wall of mirrored glass serving as the “pixels.”

Monday, 22 April 2013