“Going outside is highly overrated.”
― Ernest Cline, Ready Player One
Much of design is about conveying a message. As technology advances and the world becomes ever more accepting of tools to visualize object and events using computers it is important to value the aesthetics of simulations.
What is real and what is artificial? In the age of information it is imperative to make a distinction between animation and simulation. Describing the physical phenomena of an event using mathematical models is defined as simulation. While animations are artistic interpretations, sometimes of physical events, using computer graphics techniques.