Buckminster Fuller article

Internet Time Blog has an interesting article on Buckminster Fuller, including links to his work online, based on a talk by Bonnie DeVarco. Fuller is one of those people “we’ve all heard of”, yet I’ve never read his work. A quick taste of the links, plus Bonnie’s reported summary:

Characterizations of the man

Leonardo da Vinci of the 20th Century

Poet of Industrialization

Engineer Saint


“I Seem to be a Verb”

I am a random element.

I am a comprehensive anticipatory design scientist.

His thinking

Micro-incisive and macro-inclusive

Nothing is static; everything is dynamic

The importance of charting trends

Being comprehensive rather than general

The importance of thinking out loud

The importance of INTUITION

Dare to be naïve

Among his paradigms

Newtonian to Einsteinian universe

Wired to wireless

Ephemeralization of information

Accelerating acceleration

have convinced me I need to add to my reading list…

Proactive application of technology to business

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