Monday, July 30, 2012

Aspiration And Inspiration

As a child I was always interested in sketching and drawing and making things.
I was fascinated by model aircraft and construction kits which were called “trix” and “meccano”.

I worry about students who might feel that the power of sophisticated equipment has somehow rendered the humble pencil if not obsolete, then certainly second rate.
I have never been embarrassed to state what might be self-evident,
So it will come as no surprise to suggest that the pencil and computer are,
If left to their own devices, equally dumb and only as good as the person driving them.

by Norman Foster

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