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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 12 Jul 19

50 years ago, the Apollo 11 moon landing was televised live to some 600 million viewers back on planet Earth. One of them was future Long Now co-founder Brian Eno, then 21. He found himself underwhelmed by what he saw.Footage from the television transmission of the moon landing.Surely, there was more gravitas to the experience than the grainy, black and white footage suggested. In the months that followed, the same few seconds of Neil Armstrong’s small steps played on an endless loop on TV as anchors and journalists offered their analysis and patriotic platitudes as a soundtrack. The experts, he later wrote, …

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50 years ago, the Apollo 11 moon landing was televised live to some 600 million viewers back on planet Earth. One of them was future Long Now co-founder Brian Eno, then 21. He found himself underwhelmed by what he saw.Footage from the television transmission of the moon landing.Surely, there was more gravitas to the experience than the grainy, black and white footage …

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