Great project, also visually speaking, by Andrew Zuckerman. From “The Concept” section Inspired by the idea that one of the greatest gifts one generation can pass to another is the wisdom it has gained from experience, the Wisdom project, produced with cooperation from Archbishop Desmond Tutu, seeks to create a record of a multicultural group […]
I’m not a person with a lot of heroes or idols, but I confess I get really excited about Barack Obama. Regardless of what he comes to do (and I believe he’ll do a lot, despite resistance and pressure on many levels) I find him an admirable person, a 21st century politician. I was happy […]
The design is superb, but the concept goes even further. It’s worth to travel through these faces and see ourselves reflected in the words, emotions and feelings of these people, so different and so humanly alike. From the project presentation: “Created at the beginning of 2003, “6 billion others” aims to create a sensitive and […]
Universal education through schooling is not feasible. It would be no more feasible if it were attempted by means of alternative institutions built on the style of present schools. Neither new attitudes of teachers toward their pupils nor the proliferation of educational hardware or software (in classroom or bedroom), nor finally the attempt to expand […]
Significant attainments become lost in the mass of the inconsequential Vannevar Bush wrote this in his famous 1945 essay, As we may think, where he talks about the Memex (or memory extender), the source in which much of the way we organize or conceptualize knowledge today is said to be inspired (hypertext, Internet, networked knowledge) […]
One of the great “Ted Talks”. Sir Ken Robinson talks about the way in whiich school can kill creativity and how that is, to a certain extent, to kill the future that matters. Do schools kill creativity?