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“Any teacher that can be replaced by a machine should be!” -Arthur C. Clarke

Listen to the remembrance from NPR, which includes snippets from a recording he made for friends and family in December ’07, entitled How it feels to have completed 90 orbits around the sun. Watch the whole video here.

He was also responsible, in part, for some of the cooler book covers to come out of the 20th century.

Art and Propaganda

17 March 2008

Speed Racer

16 March 2008

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This looks like it could either be great or absolutely terrible. Nice colors though.

Givan Lötz

16 March 2008

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Poster from Givan Lötz – Johannesburg.

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Insightful article in Adweek from Joe Duffy, Duffy and Partners.

Copenhagen architecture

16 March 2008

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More photography from Kim Høltermand.

Mat Maitland

13 March 2008

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Mat Maitland is an Art Director at Big Active. He’s got quite a collection of incredible work from books to album covers. See more of his prints, among some other really nice work, at ProductOfGod.

Milky Way replica

13 March 2008

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“A laser was used to etch around 80,000 of the stars in the Milky Way, using three-dimensional data from the Japan’s National Astronomical Observatory.”

And it’s yours for only 80,000 Yen, or around $770. Read more at Living Worlds.

WALL•E

12 March 2008

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New hi-res trailer for WALL•E over at Apple trailers.

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Another article on how things are actually worse than we think. From The Washington Post.

Is it just me or does every ‘new study’ about global warming make our future seem more and more bleak…