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Don’t believe the hype. A variety of writers rip into the mainstays of popular music.
The 2001: A Space Odyssey Program from the first screenings in the UK. Take a look at the contact sheets to see it in the original form.
Not Coming to a Theatre Near You. Slick looking site featuring reviews of movies you likely haven’t seen.
Picked this map up a few months ago at a used bookstore, but kept forgetting to actually scan the thing. It’s pretty funky, with a weird perspective that you don’t usually see these days. The map has no date, but sometime around 1950 would be a decent estimate.
There’s a transit map on the back, but it needs some more work before it gets posted. We’ll save that project for a rainy day, I’ve already put far too much effort into stitching this one together.
Comments also indicate that the map is likely from around the time of the 1939 World’s Fair. I’ve also added a copy of the transportation map on the back. Had scanned it in but forgot to stitch the images together.
From Jim Hughes at Codex 99.
Although the traditional maps were becoming more accurate, the ever-increasing height and sheer density of buildings made perspective mapping increasingly problematic. This map, prepared as a 1939 World’s Fair souvenir by Alexander Gross shows the limitations of traditional perspective.
A comprehensive interview with Steve Wozniak. In high-school, he designed his chips on paper and later he created the first Apple machine while he was working a day-job at HP.