I remember having a very good time with this film. I am glad about this analysis pointing out the unusual main character. I wish for more variety and diversity in the stories we tell ourselves.
The immensity of space, the humbling vastness. I lack words and feelings and fail to comprehend. Amazing.
Wichtige und klare Gedanken zu vielen Themen und Problematiken den Kapitalismus betreffend. Sehr hörenswert trotz teilweiser tonaler Übersteuerung und den mitunter etwas fragwürdigen Fragen.
From time to time I like making little code sketches with Processing, a “flexible software sketchbook and a language for learning how to code within the context of the visual arts.”
The average distance between Earth and Moon is approximately 30 times Earth’s diameter.
Living in a thin moist layer on a small wet rock (Everything you need to know about Earth in 7 minutes)
What can a technologist do about climate change? (A personal view by Bret Victor of worrydream.com)
Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong (Maybe it is not as simple as: “Drugs cause addiction.”)
HUMAN (a film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand on what it means to be human, some of the pictures from the film)
Every year, local communities on either side of the Apurimac River Canyon use traditional Inka engineering techniques to rebuild the Q’eswachaka Bridge. The entire bridge is built in only three days. The bridge has been rebuilt in this same location continually since the time of the Inka.
Seeing this just created a hard to describe feeling of amazement, joy and belonging. (via kottke.org)
Paul Krugman: Breaking Greece (nytimes.com)
Joseph Stiglitz: How I would vote in the Greek referendum (theguardian.com)
Greek debt crisis is the Iraq War of finance (telegraph.co.uk)
Stephan Schulmeister: Der Weg in die Depression (profil.at)