Jaime Snyder joins the geeks to chat about the life and work of his grandfather Buckminster Fuller, an inspirational thinker and architect.
And in the first half of the show: international exploration of space, treats for programmers, and governments NOT going into cahoots with corporations.
“Dear subscriber, you are registered as a participant in a mass disturbance.”
Journalists, activists, and anyone else who happened to be in the vicinity received the message. The three largest Ukrainian telecom providers—Kyivstar, MTS, and life:)—each deny involvement with the message, claiming total compliance with existing privacy and confidentiality laws.
Israel plans to do what only the world’s biggest countries have so far managed to do- to land an unmanned spacecraft on the moon as early as 2016. Till date, only Russia, USA and China have soft landed on the moon, and India hard landed its tri-colour using the moon impact probe in 2008 sent there along with Chandrayaan-1.
“The Kansas state legislature is currently considering a bill that would prohibit municipalities in that state from building out their own municipal broadband networks. Completely coincidentally of course we’re sure, Kansas City is home to the country’s first Google Fiber municipal network.”
In the heart of a mountain in China’s Sichuan province, underneath 2400 meters of stone, researchers are powering up the most ambitious effort yet to directly detect some of the strangest stuff in the universe: dark matter. Early this year, the PandaX (Particle and Astrophysical Xenon) experiment will start collecting data in hopes of finding evidence of the elusive particles, thought to constitute more than 80 percent of the matter in the universe.
This annotated animation details the assembly of the International Space Station, from the launch of the first segment in 1998 to today and beyond.
“Know Thy Complexities!”
A spoof on messages for teen sexual abstinence, the posters contain a QR code which links to a page on why to avoid each function.
“As the Cold War ended in the late 1980s and early ’90s, a new fear arose amid the rejoicing and relief: that atomic security might fail in the disintegrating Soviet Union, allowing its huge stockpile of nuclear warheads to fall into unfriendly hands.”
Jaime Snyder is the Co Executor of The Estate of Buckminster Fuller… fostering a legacy of individual initiative.
Running January 30th to February 23rd 2014 at the San Jose Rep.
Written and Directed by D. W. Jacobs.
Performed by Ron Campbell
Jaime Snyder run’s this workshop and consulting company.
Our Guest, Jaime Snyder, is a producer/director of alternative media, educator and consultant, writer and singer-songwriter. His film projects include: Pablo Casals’: A Cry for Peace; Henry Miller: To Paint is to Love Again; and the award- winning films Modeling the Universe and Reflections: Buckminster Fuller. He is co-Founder of the Buckminster Fuller Institute. As Buckminster Fuller’s grandson, he studied and worked with Fuller until his passing in 1983. Series Editor of a new series of republications of Fuller’s books including Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth and Education Automation.