Daily Glimpse November 28, 2013

Daily Links From Glimpse From a Height

  • Where Are Tomorrow’s Science Fiction Grand Master Writers?
    Asks the Guardian: But let’s pause there for a moment. As worthy as all the past winners of the Grand Master award undoubtedly are … what of the next generation? Is it feasible to now cast the grand master net wider, perhaps consider those writers born in the 1950s, or the 1960s? Even someone born […]
  • Evolution of Logo Design
    Via Visual.ly:
  • Play As Innovation
    Play as a mediating entity between too-much top-down and too much bottom-up innovation? Banal though it is, the Mars-Africa question does capture all the tensions of creative destruction: old money versus new money; expanding frontiers versus laggard rears; future prosperity versus present traumas; growth versus inequality; unknown adventures versus avoidable tragedies. But perhaps the central […]
  • And They’ll All Want Lifts to Brown’s Hotel
    Via Shorpy.  The Atcheson, Topeka, and Santa Fe, 1943  
  • Things You’re Not Supposed to Do With Google Glasses
    Like OD on TV: Things start to spin out of control. How could they not? It’s my childhood dream come true, this ever-present TV. My wife approaches me in the kitchen. I can see her mouth moving. I tell her, “I’m watching a Richard Pryor clip about the first black president. If it’s important, let […]

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