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From the October 1922 issue of Science and Invention magazine:…

From the October 1922 issue of Science and Invention magazine: famous science-fiction pioneer Hugo Gernsback’s proposed 1,000 foot tall monument to electricity. Another early SF pioneer, Frank R. Paul, created the illustration.

Four years later Gernsback would launch the first science fiction magazine, Amazing Stories.

(via PaleoFuture, who has a post with quotes from Gernsback’s article)

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Architects Gramazio and Kohler, partnered with Raffaello D’Andrea, have created a swarm of autonomou

Architects Gramazio and Kohler, partnered with Raffaello D’Andrea, have created a swarm of autonomous flying robots that will “lift, transport, and assemble” 1,500 polystyrene bricks into a tower structure 3.5 meters wide. The installation is titled “Flight Assembled Architecture”.

More information at Dezeen; also a video of the ‘bots in action can be found here.