DRAG THEM NEIL
In the 21st century, the fact is that society doesn’t run on trust and authority any more, it runs on evidence and open public discussion.
NASA Before Powerpoint in 1961
Before the days of Power Point and Prezi, employees at NASA would have to go about conveying their knowledge in a much more laborious way: chalk, board, and likely tears. It wasn’t all in vain, though; 1961 was the year that the first man–a Russian cosmonaut–entered space, and the United States was scrambling to catch up.
via vintag.es, (Photos by J. R. Eyerman, via LIFE)
I’m a rationalist. I really like good ideas, and science is the best idea we’ve ever had — this idea that we shouldn’t trust ourselves and we have to test shit.