That’s Naboth the Jezreelite from the reading for today’s Mass in the Usus Recentior. Here are some links:
Sean Powers, a new guy at our local public radio station WILL, has been digging through the station archives and posting all sorts of cool things to their facebook page. That’s where I found Ebert’s interview of Clarke. (No, I don’t support WILL – every time some excellence in their local broadcasting tempts me to give them money, I’m also ticked off by some partisan nonsense from the national folks at NPR.)
Here’s Roger Ebert’s interview of Arthur C. Clarke in 1997 as part of Cyberfest ’97 at the University of Illinois. Cripes – that’s 15 years ago already. Note that the interview was conducted by way of a now-primitive AT&T videophone, the sort of advanced technology featured in 2001.
Here’s a TED talk on memory that reaches back to the basic memory techniques of antiquity: Joshua Foer: Feats of memory anyone can do.