Happy Birthday Carl!
He would have been 79 today.
Carl Sagan was one of the first Miller Fellows at UC Berkeley back in 1960. The program is designed to help young visionaries launch their careers in research.
The GIFS above are from an animated version of Carl Sagan’s famed ‘Pale Blue Dot’ monologue.
A particularly brilliant and inspiring organized assortment of stardust, he was.
Happy birthday Carl. We miss you, but you live on in your words and our minds.
Play House from Alex Allmont on Vimeo.
Play House is an automata that generates slow hypnotic acid house through mechanisms built from LEGO Technic. This piece was made for AudioGraft 2014 with a commission from Oxford Contemporary Music.
Protected Intersections For Bicyclists from Nick Falbo on Vimeo.
Protected bike lanes are the latest approach US cities are taking to help their residents get around by bike. But these protected lanes lose their buffer separation at intersections, reducing the comfort and safety for people riding.
What the protected bike lane needs is the protected intersection.
This proposal for the George Mason University 2014 Cameron Rian Hays Outside the Box Competition presents a vision for a safe, clear intersection design that improves conditions for all users. Proper design of refuge islands, crossing position and signal timing can create a safe intersection that people of all ages and abilities would feel safe in.
Learn more online at ProtectedIntersection.com