Some things you can own within a couple weeks:
- A building that spans the circumference of the globe, constructed entirely within Google Earth.
- A human being as captured by a 3D scanner and then printed by a 3D printer, flawed by her need to breathe during the process.
- A mouse cursor, forever squiggling in an empty void.
For the second time in as many years, we’re partnering with Phillips to support digital art by auctioning it off. It’s Paddles ON!, July 3, in London this time around. Pre-bidding started yesterday if you’re looking to buy. Gawking is available to everyone forever for free.
FSG 2014. Photograph by George Baier IV.
Without Their Permission. Cover for Business Plus, Grand Central.
TED Talks Writer Andrew Solomon has spent his career telling stories of the hardships of others. Now he turns inward, bringing us into a childhood of adversity, while also spinning tales of the courageous people he’s met in the years since. In a moving, heartfelt and at times downright funny talk, Solomon gives a powerful call to action to forge meaning from our biggest struggles.