Businesses and the Icarus Paradox
Do you know the tale of Icarus? Icarus was a figure in Greek mythology who fashioned some wings out of feathers and beeswax to escape an island. So enamored of his newfound ability to fly, Icarus ignored warnings not to fly too close to the sun.
Why Is Icarus So Hot Right Now?
And that sucks for everyone, not just specific figures of Greek mythology. So we have games in the past, present, and future all using the name Icarus with varying levels of legitimacy. Is it overkill? Not just yet, but if games start to use his name in ...
The Myth of Izzy Icarus
In Greek mythology, Icarus is the son of the master craftsman Daedalus, who makes wings out of wax. Father and son fly away from the palace of King Minos but Icarus flies too close to the sun and his wings melt, and he falls into the ocean. Icarus rises ...
What Not To Name Your Spaceship
If it’s 2057, and you’re flying to the Sun because the human race needs you to reignite it, and your previous ship, called the Icarus I, has mysteriously ... If you must use a classical Greek name, take a tip from the mid-20 th century, and go for ...
Close to Home: Icarus the Owl
When explaining the origins of his band’s name, Joey Rubenstein admits he originally chose the name because “it just sounded cool, but I love the story of Icarus, as well.” What dreamer does not love the Greek myth of the boy whose father crafted him ...