Five for Friday | 五日(星期五)

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NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Lab released a collection of future space tourism destinations with a retro futuristic vibe to them. In that way it harks back to the golden age of utopian science fiction. It contrasts sharply with the general public’s lack of interest in space exploration. Well a public lack of interest – beyond seeing Elon Musk on his journey to achieve the same things that the NASA Mercury programme achieved 60 years ago. Yay!

NASA’s inspiration of interest in at least some people is probably it single most important mission at the moment. And if future space tourism is the vehicle to do item go for it.
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Interesting reinvention of the Axe / Lynx brand in this new advert – moving it away from its previous image that fitted awkwardly with the likes of Dove (disclaimer, I currently contract at Unilever)

Not one William Gibson interviews but two. The visionary author drops pure gold in these two videos.


An interesting mash-up of kraut rock from Moebius, Plank & Neumeier’s Zero Set album with Japanese Idol group Momoiro Clover Z. Its tremendous