Day: May 19, 2005

Like Scaling the UN Isn’t Enough…

Everyone’s favorite Oprah-tastic poet Maya Angelou is being sued. Allegedly, Angelou signed an agreement with a $2 million payout to someone who told her to go visit Mike Tyson in prison and then talked her into writing cards for Hallmark, or something. I wasn’t really paying attention, because I … Read the rest

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Virtual Dylan Thomas

Here’s an interesting example of history, literature and technology intersecting … Using photographs, computer imagery, 3-D animation and scans from Thomas’ death mask, photographer Bernard Mitchell has created a virtual likeness of the Welsh poet reading his own work — in his own voice. While there is no existing footage … Read the rest

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