Iron Man + Dirty Dancing = Awesome? Or a Waste of Computing Power?Marc Bernardin4/29/10 3:00pmFiled to: Superhero dance partyiron maniron man 2Dirty DancingMashupsVideoMarvelComic BooksComicstweetFb51EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink Some crafty home CG enthusiast decided to take a 3D computer model of Iron Man and drop it into the big "no one puts baby in the corner" dance scene. Is this cool?AdvertisementMaybe I'm just getting old, but when I look at this, my first instinct is to smile, because it is kinda funny. But that smile fades about halfway through and I start to think of what one could do with this kind of raw computational power. If NASA could put Apollo astronauts on the moon with all the CPU mojo of a calculator, what could they have done with this? What discovery is not being discovered, what threshold is not being crossed because we'd rather make Iron Man shimmy?Now, get offa my lawn.