In Theory Frequently Means Inaction.

“In Radical Evolution, the journalist Joel Garreau’s 2005 book about new technologies and human enhancement, Garreau visits Michael Goldblatt, a former director of the Defense Sciences Office, a unit of DARPA (the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency). Goldblatt shows Garreau two quotes from his files, from different sources but the same date: October 9, 1903. One, from an article in The New York Times, suggests that a flying machine ‘might be evolved by the combined and continuous efforts of mathematicians in from one million to ten million years.’ The other, from the diary of Orville Wright, says, ‘We started assembly today.’”

- Dan Halpern’s “Are You Ready For The Singularity?” in GQ Magazine.  

Antonio Ortiz

Antonio Ortiz has always been an autodidact with an eclectic array of interests. Fascinated with technology, advertising and culture he has forged a career that combines them all. In 1991 Antonio developed one of the very first websites to market the arts. It was text based, only available to computer scientists, and increased attendance to the Rutgers Arts Center where he had truly begun his professional career. Since then Antonio has been an early adopter and innovator merging technology and marketing with his passion for art, culture and entertainment. For a more in-depth look at those passions, visit

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