Increasing the glitziness level from 0 to 5.6 paints the landscape in vivid hues, from red-tinged peaks to blue-bottomed valleys.
As the glitziness scale climbs to 8.4, the entire scene begins to rock gently from side to side.
As Viz-O-Matic's glitziness level rises to 10, the landscape itself begins to flutter, like a flag waving in an uncertain breeze.
Called "The Dangers of Glitziness and Other Visualization Faux Pas," Lytle's brief, animated parody of scientific graphics was prepared for and presented at SIGGRAPH 93, held in August in Anaheim, Calif.
From unnecessary glitziness to unintelligible narration, "it's all typical stuff that poor scientific visualization shows," Lytle says.
It was not just the size of the event, or its slick glitziness
, it was the sheer quality of the entrepreneurs who were shortlisted for Exchange's annual awards.
While she enjoyed the financial rewards of her husband's creation, Matt - who it's estimated has made Rupert Murdoch and the Fox network over three billion dollars - was uneasy and shunned the glitziness
of Hollywood, preferring to concentrate on the comedy cartoon he'd invented and his latest hit Futurama.