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Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez on technology, creativity, and the need for ‘a bigger gun’

by Todd Bishop.

At a splashy launch event in Seattle tonight, chip-maker AMD introduced its new Accelerated Processing Units, or APUs, and brought out one of its most loyal customers to help make the pitch. The surprise guest was Robert Rodriguez the director of such films as “Grindhouse,” “From Dusk Till Dawn,” “Sin City,” and others, many of them high-profile collaborations with Quentin Tarantino.

Rodriguez talked on stage about his use of AMD’s products in his Troublemaker film production and digital effects studios, and sat down afterward with GeekWire for a deeper conversation about the role of technology in his work. Continue reading for edited excerpts from the conversation.

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