Education Automation: Freeing the Scholar to Return to His Studies
R. Buckminster Fuller (1895a "1983) was an architect, engineer, geometrician, cartographer, philosopher, futurist, inventor of the famous geodesic dome, and one of the most brilliant thinkers of his time. For more than five decades, he set forth his comprehensive perspective on the world's problems in numerous essays, which offer an illuminating insight into the intellectu...more
Why did a book I had not read change me?
Briefly, because, in August 1967, when I was studying architecture, I received a copy of Cedric Price's Potteries Thinkbelt study, but something I did not know then was that it was a response to the challenge originated by Buckmins ...more
Fuller published more than 30 books, coining or popularizing terms such as "Spaceship Earth", ephemeralization, and synergetic. He also developed numerous inventions, mainly architectural designs, and popularized the widely known geodesic dome. Carbon molecules known as fullerenes were la ...more