Sunday, January 17, 2010
From Jane's Pick of the Day
"This is the first endeavour of Sputnik Observatory, the non-profit institute dedicated to the study of contemporary culture. The site is free for everyone. Sputnik means "fellow traveler."
The central premise of the Sputnik Observatory is that everything is connected to everything else, and that topics and ideas that may seem fringe and even heretical to the mainstream world are in fact being investigated by leading thinkers working in fields as diverse as quantum physics, mathematics, neuroscience, biology, economics, architecture, digital art, video games, computer science and music. Sputnik is dedicated to bringing these crucial ideas into the learning arena, so that the world can begin to understand them."
Here's a sample: Earth is the Place to Be