Reportedly the bridge swayed severely, scaring everyone and requiring the railroad to replace it soon after it was built. Two massive stone arches were built to contain the river and the road, and then car loads of dirt were dumped over the trestle to form a fill the original bridge is buried in the fill.
I do one article for Wired per year. My most recent published writings are listed herein chronological order. The book is also a bestseller in China, and I spend a lot of time visiting China to speak about the inevitable and to see what the Chinese have planned for our future.
Despite two decades of fast moving technology, I would not change much in the book. So in celebration of its 20 years, I have been tweeting an axiom per day from the book. I tweet several times a week about other things under kevin2kelly.
On Facebook, I am the laughing Kevin Kelly. About two years ago I started a weekly newsletter, called Recomendo.
Together with Mark Frauenfelder, of Boing Boing fame, and Claudia Dawson, our webmaster and my assistant, we give 6 very short recommendations each week.
We briefly share in one page the great stuff we are watching, listening to, reading, or great tools we are enjoying, or great destinations we recommend.
Recomendo now has 16, subscribers. My collected wisdom about cool tools was rounded up into a huge oversized book called Cool Tools. After 5 editions, it is now out of print. This year Amazon created a digital version of Cool Tools for the Kindleor the Kindle app on your phone.
It is harder to navigate than the paper book, but much more portable and cheaper. I was skeptical Amazon could successfully make a digital book from this huge sprawling tome, but the results of the Kindle version were better than I expected. From these I am compiling a still-untitled photo book about vanishing Asia.
To be published a few years from now. Five years ago I published my first fiction, The Silver Cord. I worked on it for 11 years! At oversized pages, this huge book was fan-funded, the result of a successful Kickstarter-funded campaign.
It is now available on Amazon.
The Silver Cord contains two volumes of an epic story about angels and robots and a girl hero who must save the humans in between. The craftsmanship of the printing, including a 6-page fold out, is stunning. It has to be seen to be believed.At the age of 40, King Gillette was a frustrated inventor, a bitter anticapitalist, and a salesman of cork-lined bottle caps.
It was , and despite ideas, energy, and wealthy parents, he had. There is a widespread belief in technology circles that bundling of cable TV, newspaper, magazine and other information goods will go away now that those products can be distributed à la carte on the internet.
Published: Mon, 5 Dec Although the project was carried out personally, the guidance, contribution and support of several individuals had a great encouraging and positive impact on the project. I remain the official Senior Maverick for Wired, a magazine I helped co-found 25 years ago.
I do one article for Wired per year. My most recent published writings are listed here, in chronological order.
My newest book, The Inevitable, a New York Times bestseller, is now available in paperback.
The. High Bridge was an important railroad town for most of its history. In the picture you can see two tracks. The track nearest the station was the Raritan Branch of the CNJ, and it went to Easton and on into Pennsylvania as far as Wilkes-Barre.
Published: Mon, 5 Dec Although the project was carried out personally, the guidance, contribution and support of several individuals had a great encouraging and positive impact on the project.