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Set glasses to rose tinted: Elon Musk Spacex mars colony

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There’s no secret in Elon Musk’s fascination for Mars. It’s what inspired him to set up SapceX in the first place, after failing to buy a rocket from the Russians. The story goes that he wanted to send a few plants up to the red planet and…. well, the sale negotiations didn’t work out as hoped. Undeterred our hero set about building his own rocket and the rest, as they say, is history.

Although SpaceX is now focused on delivering supplies, and soon, astronauts to the ISS , Musk still harbours dreams of Mars. So it’s no surprise when he released these gorgeous reto-style travel posters… even if they are somewhat ‘rose tinted‘.

 

 

The Computer Generated Novel…. It was only a matter of time.

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I was explaining the ins and outs of digital publishing to a friend of mine a few days ago. He was somewhat less than impressed with the so called ‘indie’ revolution, being more traditional in his thinking. His take was it would only be a matter of time before people started developing computer programmes to write novels, to which I replied was just plain daft. However, it seems he’s not far off the mark. Read More