A demo is a program that displays a sound, music, and light show. Demos are very fun to watch, because they seemingly do things that aren't possible on the machine they were programmed on. Essentially, demos "show off". Demos are an art form. They blend mathematics, programming skill, and creativity into something incredible to watch and listen to.
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Defence-Force: Demos page
Description of what demos are, some common effects, who makes demos. Available in English and French.
Official site of dEUS, the Greek demogroup, includes a member list, history, and productions.
Multi-platform database of news, groups and productions. Register here and get your own avatar and the chance to appear in a chart table which rewards uploading and commenting others' work. Nice, cute design.
A site dedicated to the demoscene. At the moment it's oriented in demoscene productions, but promises to provide news, articles, interviews with demoscene people and up-to-date information about upcoming demoparties.
The scene photo gallery.
Encylopedia article, including history, development, and impacts.
Introduction to Demos & The Demo Scene
Demos are cool. They exist to move you, just as any other art form moves you. But demos are built by programmers, artists, and composers who live and breathe technology. [Gamasutra] (February 16, 2001)
The Hacker Demo Scene and its Cultural Artifacts
A paper that reports on a study undertaken into vernacular forms of multimedia production referred to as "demos" or "intros" and variants of these terms among adherents of a computer oriented subculture identifying itself as "the scene". (January 01, 1996)
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