Spoiler: It’s going to be called… the “typewriter”. And you will marvel at its genius.
The Internet in 2014 is pretty ugly. In this untamed landscape, built on the repurposed post-apocalyptic remains of Tim Bernes-Lee’s terra nova, unchecked mega corporations are carving resources from the ground, leaving the surface scorched and lifeless. In this desperate world, a few who still cling to hope are carving out a space for themselves. A space to call home. A space they control where they can restore beauty and nurture a remnant of the natural world they remember. A space where they can build community and together realize the hopes and dreams of their ancestors.
Carolyn Gregoire at The Huffington Post put together a great article with a list of 18 things highly creative people do differently (March 4, 2014).
What a coincidence that you’re reading this. Or is it? You’ll only know if you read the full article. You think you know what “coincidence’ means. I’ll bet you don’t.
East meets West, the empire versus the company, emperors and governors, merchants and pirates, spies, aboriginal headhunters, wildly ambitious men, trials of leadership, intercultural exchanges, decisive military campaigns, condemnable strategic failures, unfathomably huge fleets, naval battles and blockades, long marches, castles and forts, sieges and sackings, shifting loyalties, dynasties in transition, clashes of ideologies, the forces of nature, intertwined fates, the will of God and the will of Heaven.