Human beings versus machines, or machines as instruments of human designs?
The answers to these two questions would have been obvious years ago: Human beings, of course, machines are instruments of human design! But now days when we speak so much of progress, science and technology as if progress, science and technology were in themselves...
Talk about a bad place to have a light bulb burn out...The crew aboard the ISS is struggling with lightbulbs burning out in the new Japanese module.
"Almost half of the 21 fluorescent lamps aboard Japan's experimentation module Kibo on the International Space Station (ISS) have burned out, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)...
Combine a dimly lit room with Sigur Ros, Radiohead, Flickr.com, and an array of other comfort-rot activities, and you get a recipe for the dissolve of interest of most other things in life. Namely, my job as an industrial designer in the field of visual merchandising. I've been spending the past year partaking in the subtle manipulation of the...
This is part I of a two-part post on my thoughts on the Polytopia. In this first one, I will aspire to present the challenges we will face in Polytopia. In the next post, I will examine possible vaccines and counterpoints that could be built into the architecture, as well as possible constructive uses that could help all of us...
Documenting Graphic Language
I'm going to post on this space a series of graphic design work that I think is relevant to be documented. I started with Lou Dorfsman's work.
The idea is post relevant images that exemplify how the terrestrials communicate apart from vocal language.
Words themselves are becoming antiquated. Rarely enough do we even find an
arrangement as worthy as these:
Today, Homo sapiens is faced with a rapid modification of his environment, a transformation for which he is the involuntary collective agent. I am not implying that our species is threatened with extinction or that the “end of the...
Soot, patience, and the dim whirling of stars
make a destiny for even you,
the sole heir
to all of histories sunken steam ships,
tomorrow’s breaking sunshine,
and from darkness, a diamond cut
to the inward shape of mystery:
so clear, brilliant, rare.
Indestructible soul kaleidoscope.
Upon the anvil, the hammering
"Huge changes will occur in the fossil record. Not just because of the mass extinction we are causing, but because of the huge number of human remains that will become melded into future rock layers."