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Curiosity

I hate emails about microchips in mobile phones that destroy DNA!

Clarke’s third law: Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

Arthur C. Clarke, “Profiles of The Future”, 1961

from an art and technology essay I was marking

“New technologies touch people in places that were previously inaccessable”

curious sayings

Fear is the tax that conscience pays to guilt.

words/phrases for 2012

 
situation awareness
quangic realignment
Resilient
buffering
safe to fail
cross-scale interactions

Mathieu Lehanneur’s population statistics

 

age of the world by Mathieu Lehanneur

These ceramic sculptures are created with life table data showing the percentage of people in different age groups from infancy (bottom) to old age (top)

www.mathieulehanneur.com

Campfires

 

campfires

Cammeray Public School Concert Band playing Bolero

Cammeray Public School Concert Band playing Bolero.

rugged man (the osprey)

 

rugged man (the osprey)

 

Designed for naturalists and ornithologists, photographers and outdoor professionals, the Osprey is an exceptionally quiet coat. Development of the design and trialling were carried out by Tony Soper, on of Britain’s leading ornithologists, naturalists and broadcasters.

Helvetica man

 

helvetica manhelvetica man

from the adventures of helvetica man (and) woman http://www.flickr.com/photos/timo/sets/72157600895582644/

Camping tools

 

camping tools