Technology – I love it. But where will it take us? Could we ever become too immersed in technology? I know that question has been asked before. The stuff of many a sci fi scenario. But I think it is a legitimate one to ask.
The guy in the picture, well, in the future (perhaps), all that hardware just to watch TV. LOL. Only joking.
But when will too much become too much?
Put together in Photoshop using elements that were created in Photoshop and Groboto and the face – well an original photograph of an extremely reluctant, and not too photogenic sitter.

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thought, face, tv, technology, astronaut, humanity, retepk, sci fi, space man

Not an artist just an outsider trying to get somewhere in the artworld. Got a long way to go yet. Appreciate all the help I can get so criticism is most welcome.
Cheers.

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  • Gail Bridger
    Gail Bridgerover 5 years ago

    Excellent work…very cool!

  • Thank you very much Gail.
    Cheers.

    – retepk

  • Phil Threlfall
    Phil Threlfallover 5 years ago

    Man will meld with machine…. no two ways about it…. well done

  • Thank you very much Phil. Just like the Borg in Star Trek you reckon. You could be right. Well at least, perhaps, electronic implants and much more high-tech artificial limbs. Or perhaps the Replicants in Bladerunner?
    Cheers mate.

    – retepk

  • Carol Berliner
    Carol Berlinerover 5 years ago

    Woooooow awesome art!! Insant fav!!

  • Much appreciated. Thank you very much Carol.
    Cheers.

    – retepk

  • Syd Baker
    Syd Bakerover 5 years ago

    Wonderful detail in this, love the halo, I’m sure there will be a melding with machines with great enthusiasm regardless what pitfalls the movies show us, but that will have nothing to do with spiritual maturity, and of course there is the expense. However, among the many many books I’ve read, there is one that stands out on that topic, if you ever get the inclination, Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan, has to do with hard-drive backup of memories and personality. Heard anything about the expected “solar event” of 2012? Electromagnetic storm from the sun?

  • Thanks Syd. I’ve not heard of that book but I shall find it. The solar event of 2012 again I have not heard of. But I have read about a prophecy which is said to happen in 2012. I am a sceptic but I can see plausability in the occurrence of solar electromagnetic storms. So 2012 could be an interesting year.
    Cheers mate.

    – retepk

  • Syd Baker
    Syd Bakerover 5 years ago

    Saw some end part of a science program interviewing scientists about their opinion about our ability to handle the Event of 2012, can we protect all the computer data, the internet, everything electronic that would be vulnerable in a solar storm, and they each basically concluded that based on the speed of todays technology evolution, we should be able to maintain civilization by then. Which means, if it happened tomorrow, no. Civilization would be set back a long way, but by 2012, most likely someone would figure it out. I never heard any details on the Event, or why that year was specific. No one seemed to panic though…

  • Thanks Syd. That’s leaves only two and a half years to solve this problem of protecting everything electronic from this anticipated storm. I don’t know how they can forecast such an event as there are solar flares/storms occurring all the time. Why is this one going to be different? It would be tragic if I lost my 3.2 GB music collection lol.
    Cheers mate.

    – retepk

  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardarover 5 years ago

  • Thank you very much Ushnar and the Core.
    Cheers.

    – retepk

  • Keith Reesor
    Keith Reesorover 5 years ago

    Extraordinary work!! Think back just 20 years, NO cellphones!! The only “portable phones” were satellite phones attached to a box the size of a lunchbox. The service was outrageously expensive too!!
    We still don’t have input jacks into our brains YET!! :)

  • Many thanks Keith. Yes when you watch a movie from, say, the 1940s, it makes you wonder how they coped without things that we take for granted now.
    I saw on a doco where a guy had an implant in his skull that could enable connection to a computer. I think I would like that. A la The Matrix one could just download a foreign language, or how to fly a helicopter as in that movie.
    Cheers mate.

    – retepk

  • sterenborg
    sterenborgover 5 years ago

    the lights are great, love the costume of the man. nice work

  • Thank you very much Marja. It was made out of a photograph of a delivery van.
    Cheers.

    – retepk

  • Dean Warwick
    Dean Warwickover 5 years ago

    Excellent work, interesting concept and a possibility sometime in the future.

  • Thank you very much Dean.
    Cheers.

    – retepk

  • Gregoryno6
    Gregoryno6over 5 years ago

    Humans – the cybersapien’s ultimate accessory.

  • I like that term “Cybersapien”. Thank you Gregoryno6.
    Cheers.

    – retepk

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