Knowledge Navigator Implications: Apple Further Explores the Future in 1988 with Ray Bradbury and Friends

Posted by Michael Pinto on Oct 24, 2011 in Tech

Knowlege Navigator Implications: Apple Envisions the Future in 1988

Many of us know about the 1988 video by Apple called Knowledge Navigator — well here’s the follow up video! This nice snapshot of history includes interviews clips from Alvin Toffler, Ray Bradbury, Steve Wozniak and Alan Kay (who really envisioned the iPad in the 60s): Read more…

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Bradbury’s Advice to Pretty Much Everybody

Posted by Michael Sacco on Apr 2, 2011 in Hobbies and Collections

Bradbury's Letter

William Stanhope, a schoolteacher, wrote venerable sci-fi author Ray  Bradbury in 1991 asking him to describe an obstacle he had faced in his lifetime and how he overcame it. Bradbury eventually replied, and his response is recorded in this letter now being auctioned by RR Auction. Bradbury describes the moment when he destroyed his Buck Rogers comic strips after a classmate made fun of him, and his realization that his interests helped enrich his life. His resolution? Collect more Buck Rogers, of course! His advice, “love what YOU love,” is great for just about anybody, not just schoolkids or sci-fi fans. Me, I’d do pretty much anything Ray Bradbury told me to do. As long as it wasn’t burning books. Read more…

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