Omni September 1988

 

 

ANIMAL ODDITIES

FUTURE OLYMPIANS

COMPUTERIZED CLOTHING

ATHLETES IN SPACE

 
OMNI1988SeptLG

Vol.10 No. 12

Cover Art: On this month's cover, London-based illustrator James Marsh fills in a printer's box with "symbolic images" from dreams. First commissioned for a book, this creative cornucopia captures both the scientific and the natural worlds.


Editor in Chief & Design Director: Bob Guccione

President.: Kathy Keeton
Editor: Patrice Adcroft
Graphics Director: Frank Devino
Editor at Large: Dick Teresi
Managing Editor: Steve Fox
Art Director: Dwayne Flinchum

 
Contents / Articles

First Word (pg 6)
Future of Music
by Raymond Kurzweil

Omnibus (pg 10)
Data Bank

Communications (pg 12)
Correspondence

Forum (pg 14)
Teleteaching
by Ron Schultz

Space (pg 16)
Tethers in Orbit
by Randall Black

Arts (pg 18)
Volcanic Sculpture
by Pam Hait

Earth (pg 20)
Undersea Laboratory
by Gregg Levoy

Artificial Intelligence (pg 22)
Computerized Clothing
by Steve Ditlea

Continuum (pg 25)
Athletes in Space, etc.

Body and Seoul (pg 34)
Access Guide for the Future Olympics
by Pamela Weintraub and Mark Teich

Into the Woods (pg 42)
Animal Oddities
by Jessica Maxwell

Wired for Sound (pg 50)
Pictorial: The Cybernetic Art of Wen-Ying Tsai
by Joe Fodor

Schrodinger's Kitten (pg 58)
Fiction
by George Alec Effinger

Interview (pg 68)
Edward Thorp: The Science of Gambling
by Anthony Liversidge

Antimatter (pg 81)
Tongue-in-cheek UFO, etc.

Star Tech (pg 108)
Phone-programmable VCR, Voice Synthesizer,
and Other Tools for the Year 2000

Games (pg 110)
Competition #47: Hybrid Sports, Plus Treasure Hunt Winners
by Scot Morris

Last Word (pg 112)
Humor: Time in a Bottle
by Doug Bennett