Humans have been creating art for at least 64,000 years (based on a recent discovery in Spain of cave paintings created by Neanderthals).The simple pencil, a ubiquitous item of homo sapiens, is one we perhaps take for granted as one of the most powerful tools our species has created. Without it, we might not have accomplished as much as we have in our modern era. The engineering, collaboration and ingenuity of how today’s pencil evolved is simply unprecedented. Please watch this short movie, I, Pencil: The Movie for some inspiration and appreciation of human creativity:
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