Monthly Archives: December 2018
On the island of Samos (Greece) to visit a very unusual attraction, which in ancient times was even called a wonder of the world, malinow of the tunnel. Eupalinos tunnel (Samian aqueduct) is an underground water pipe length of about one kilometre, built on the Greek island of Samos in the sixth century BC. The culvert was built by the ancient Greek engineer Eupalinus of Megara on the orders of the Samos despot Polycrates. During the reign of Polycrates, the island of Samos became a center of Maritime piracy. Fearing an attack on the island and a siege of the main city (Pythagoras), the tyrant of Samos ordered a secret water pipe to be laid under the mountain to supply the city with fresh water from a remote source. Continue reading
It is difficult to imagine life in the modern world without computer technology. In Yekaterinburg, thanks to such reflections, a Monument to the keyboard appeared.
Keyboard monument in Yekaterinburg
The idea to create a Monument to the keyboard came from the artist Anatoly Vyatkin in the process of working on the next project for the international exhibition. Spending a lot of time at the computer, Anatoly Vyatkin realized that the keyboard today is the same common subject in the home, such as a frying pan. In addition, we can say that the computer keyboard is an international symbol of communication between people from all over the world. Continue reading