An assortment of things relating to Reading One.
General cartoon appropriations of the film
The Space Odyssey explained
Roger Ebert’s (film critic) thoughts
Connections to other Sci-fi films
TIFF recently hosted a retrospective of Kubrick’s films and art inspired by them
How much of Kubrick’s vision was scientifically accurate? (Engineering and Technology Magazine)
Internet Resource Archive on 2001
When computers say stuff with feelings
Articles/essays on Google Scholar
And now, on to SEA SLUGS
Above, Aplysia. This image is from the Thornton Lab at the University of Oregon. (Are you recoiling? Are you not? What does that say about your neuroplasticity?)
Your Outboard Brain Knows All, Clive Thompson.
And…sigh…yet another indication that the internet/smart phones are rewiring our brains: Phantom Phone Vibrations.
Read about this machine and how it changed Nietzsche’s writing
GOOGLE and THE SHALLOWS
How Google is Changing Your Information-Seeking Behavior, Lab Soft News Blog.
Is Google Making Us Stupid? Nope!, Philip Davis
The above (Davis essay) is a response to this article in The Atlantic.
And, another anti-Carr response to the question about Google and our collective stupidity.
And, if you’re going to use Google, learn to really use it.
VS Ramachandran: Mirror Neurons
NORMAN MAILER vs MARSHAL McLUHAN!
• Watch the video of Norman Mailer arguing with Marshal McLuhan
• Marshall McLuhan: talking about the medium is the message.
Just Remember This, by Michael Greenberg