“Introducing this meticulous process to these photographs is a way nurturing a personal engagement with the memory of my mother’s family, using an aesthetic that slyly references contemporary crafts and ephemera like crystal encrusted smartphone covers that are ubiquitous in South East Asia. The series uses these portraits to collapse the past with the present, bridging tradition with modernity from a personal and universal perspective.”
▶ Manly P. Hall - Education Must Prepare for the World of Tomorrow - YouTube-(Contemplative) -What I do is turn off the monitor, listen to it while lying down and resting with my eyes closed; not while looking at the screen. Preferably at night and probably several times. It's not religious, but very spiritual. Yes I did listen to the whole thing, Yes it took a while, and Yes it was worth it.
Undoing Aging: Aubrey de Grey at TEDxDanubia 2013 Aubrey de Grey is a biomedical gerontologist and the Chief Science Officer of SENS Foundation, a charity dedicated to combating the aging process. His research targets the accumulating and eventually pathogenic molecular and cellular side-effects of metabolism that constitute mammalian aging and the design of interventions to repair or obviate them.