Art for Navigators

Sometimes news reaches you across the Internet, and you’re transported somewhere else. I feel like I’m in New York today. Julian Schnabel, artist and filmmaker, has just opened a new exhibition entitled “Navigation Drawings” at the Sperone Westwater gallery in New York. Continue reading Art for Navigators

Falling from Grace

One of the projects that has inspired me over the years is Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child. He set out in 2005 with the vision of designing a fully functional $100 laptop for children in emerging economies. Quitting his job as the head of MIT’s Media Lab, he set up a project team, fired up the open source community and won over heads of state from Nigeria to Uruguay and corporations from Quanta Computers to Intel for his educational project – an amazing feat.

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