Thus Sprach Zarathustra and Prometheus/TED 2023

https://www.instagram.com/p/Bq4qPVlFxSZ/ Thus Sprach Zarathustra is a tone poem by Richard StraussAlso known as Op. 30 was composed in 1896 and inspired by Friedrich Nietzsche's philosophical novel of the same name. In 2001: A Space Odyssey the same tune is used for some of the most arresting scenes. In Prometheus Sir Peter Weyland murmurs the words …

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Prometheus-by-Minute 48

In which @traviandesigns is joined once again by Phil from the Matrix Minute to discuss visions of the Alien franchise, from the perspectives of Ridley Scott, Dan O’Bannon, Neil Blomkamp and the fandom. We also debate the values between innovation vs familiarity. Footnotes *Correction: We should have been saying “mummified”, not “fossilised! Where to find …

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Prometheus-by-Minute 47

@traviandesigns returns from a hiatus and is joined by the most excellent Phillip from The Matrix Minute! Where to find Phil: https://thematrixminute.one/  Alien 5, Cameron and Scott: https://alienseries.wordpress.com/2015/03/05/ridley-scott-and-james-camerons-alien-5/ History of Space Jockeys in the Expanded Universe: https://alienseries.wordpress.com/2015/02/11/comic-jockey-warfaring-terraforming/   Gustav Hoegen: https://youtu.be/G1iVJExd5vA MarI/O: https://www.engadget.com/2015/06/17/super-mario-world-self-learning-ai/ AI Learns to Walk: https://youtu.be/gn4nRCC9TwQ

Prometheus-by-Minute 46

In which @traviandesigns swears up a storm, discusses decontamination technology, and Logan Marshall-Green. Footnotes List of swears in Prometheus: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1446714/parentalguide?ref_=tt_ql_stry_5#advisory-profanityList of R rated films in Australia: https://www.imdb.com/search/title?certificates=AU:RAustralian Classification Board: http://www.classification.gov.au/Pages/Home.aspx

EUROPA

WEYLAND MEGACORP ARCHIVES EUROPA [1] TERRAFORMED: N/APOPULATION: 0ESTABLISHED: Discovered 1610* INDUSTRY: Research NOTES: In 2040, micro-organisms were found on Europa under thin layers of ice, near thermal vents - currently monitored by an orbital research station KEY RESOURCES: None Artist’s illustration of Jupiter and Europa (in the foreground) with the Galileo spacecraft after its pass through …

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