Eye On: Science, Technology & Art

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Written by: Anne Nicholson, Brand Strategy Lead A/NZ

Albert Einstein once said “Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” But imagination needs inspiration. We’ve created a film series called Eye On which focuses on the increasingly convergent worlds of science, technology and art. Explore below how IBMers are fueling their imaginations from pirate radio to silk screen printing.

The notes

Follow IBMer Scott Laningham on his quest to feed the creative mind through music.

The radio

In this segment, we visit a pirate radio station in Austin, Texas.

IBM magazine

In this segment, we learn how to create your own magazine.

The Font

In this segment, we introduce IBM Plex, our first bespoke typeface.

The designer

In this segment, we learn about what it takes to design a mainframe.

The maker lab

In this segment, we learn how to screenprint.

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