Automation has been heralded by some as the threshold to a new Utopia, in which robots do all the work while human drones recline in pneumatic bliss.The complete two-tiered illustration—half-utopian (above), half-apocalyptic—was reproduced in our second anthology, The Curiously Sinister Art of Jim Flora.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
What Is Automation? (part 1)
Partial illustration, "What is Automation," Collier's magazine, March 16, 1956. Pull quote from the layout: