Traveler's Steampunk Blog

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A few things: Off topic but important

| 31. Dezember 2008

So, my final entry into my Steampunk blog for 2008 and it’s two more videos. Something I consider rather important and it shows clearely where I stand concerning certain issues. And something else: I may or may not diverge into the whole religion/science debate on a few more occasions, whenever I feel it’s prudent, necessary […]

Steampunk – Dieselpunk Part II

| 27. Dezember 2008

OK, to pick up where I  left yesterday: Zeppelins are one of the connecting elements of Steampunk and Dieselpunk and both use weird science coupled with the actual technology of the relevant era. For Steampunk this is roughly the time of Queen Victoria‘s reign plus the years leading up to the Great War. Dieselpunk is […]

Steampunk – Dieselpunk Part I

| 26. Dezember 2008

When you skim the forums concerning Steampunk you will sooner or later come across the topic Dieselpunk. Dieselpunk and Steampunk are not actually very precisely destinguishable. Take for example two of my favourite movies: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow. Both movies show elements both of Steampunk and […]

Steampunked Transhumanism

| 19. Dezember 2008

For those who do not know: Transhumanism is a philosophy/mindset which basically, in short and too much abreviation means: Improving the human condition by more or less any means necessary. For more details, See the Transhumanism article in the Wikipedia and another one on Orions Arm. This has actually quite a bit in common with […]

Steampunk and Transhumanism

| 17. Dezember 2008

Just a video braught to you by the venerable Dr. Steel: I shall discuss the transhumanism issue with regards to steampunk and me in a later episode of this blog.

The zeppelin “Graf Zeppelin”

| 15. Dezember 2008

So, here are some nice clips, to put some steam and diesel back into your life and heart:

Steampunk musings – the Zeppelin of thought

| 6. Dezember 2008

Right then, what does it mean/take to be a steampunk. I suggest you get 10 people in a room to discuss this topic and they will come up with 12+ possible definitions. The one icon I have when it comes to steampunk is the ツェッペリン. The glorious Zeppelin. But that marvel of technology this pearl […]