The earliest known use of the term is a passage in Henry George's best known work, Progress and Poverty (1879). From book IV, chapter 2: It is a well-provisioned ship, this on which we sail through space. If the bread and beef above decks seem to grow scarce, we but open a hatch and there … Continue reading Spaceship Earth: Buckminster Fuller at MIT
Pandemic Time – Mark Pesce
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wKB_HjC4qd8 Of all the individuals mapping and modeling the global coronavirus pandemic, Mark Pesce has proved the most consistent, clear and concise. And he's able to share what he knows and can fess' up what he does not know. For me, Mark, together with Cory Doctorow and Bruce Sterling are leading voices of post-pandemic futurism. … Continue reading Pandemic Time – Mark Pesce
Bruce Sterling: Speculative architecture (September 26, 2018)
For me, Bruce Sterling remains the single most important scientific philosopher, tech critic and science fiction author on earth right now. Dig it.