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22 December 2014

http://www.kdnuggets.com/2014/11/3d-analytic-framework-visual-data-discovery.html

(Project Mgmt app) Trello - Organize Anything

http://www.iflscience.com/environment/hot-water-sprinkler-wintertime

http://www.dailyartfixx.com/2014/12/04/wassily-kandinsky-1866-1944/

Collection of Digital Compilations by Michael Yacono Artiste/Extraordinaire

https://www.academia.edu/9644066/Semiotic_art_in_the_age_of_digital_comprehension


Toronto Skyline on Vimeo.

(Painting party) http://paintthemasters.com/index.html

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20141201150910-50578967-skipping-sleep-is-career-suicide

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/10/08/over-2200-architects-engineers-crush-the-official-911-commission-report/

"If you want sell your work, you have to take your pig to market."-  Ryan Gander (at Art Basel)
"The aim of every artist is to arrest motion, which is life, by artificial means and hold it fixed so that a hundred years later, when a stranger looks at it, it moves again since it is life." - William Faulkner
"No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man." - Heraclitus
"You are the storyteller of your own life, and you can create your own legend, or not." - Isabel Allende
"What's the difference between cats and dogs? Answer: Cats aren't afraid for their jobs. In other words, you have to stop trying to please people to be a true artist." - Betty Parsons, American art dealer (who represented Jackson Pollock)  Via

17 December 2014

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/30/arts/is-our-art-equal-to-the-challenges-of-our-times ?

http://www.hotpopfactory.com/laser-cutting/ (215 Spadina)

(Geometric Art) James Wild's Notebook drawings

(Vine animation) from Science Centre  

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/05/metropolitan-museum-of-art-releases-400000-hi-res-images-into-the-public-domain/

Videogame that collects the blood you lose as you play

http://hyperallergic.com/166061/photographers-irked-as-flickr-profits-from-creative-commons-images/

Bruno Latour: French philosopher and sociologist of science

http://mic.com/articles/104472/what-sleep-deprivation-does-to-your-brain-in-one-stunning-infographic

http://www.projectcensored.org/18-physicist-challenges-official-9-11-story/

"In art, the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can imagine." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"History is only the pattern of silken slippers descending the stairs to the thunder of hobnailed boots climbing upward from below." - Voltaire
"The one sign you will be rich is that you work harder than everyone else." - Via
"Which has had more value in your life, where have you grown more and learned more, where have you become more wise, where have you learned patience, understanding, equanimity, and forgiveness – in your hard times, or the good ones?" - Ajahn Chah
"One must have the courage of one’s vocation and the courage to make a living from one’s vocation." - Picasso

12 December 2014

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/11/19/uncommon-genius-shekerjian-staying-loose/

'Serendipity' pulls data from the music streaming service to find two people, anywhere in the world, that began playing the same song at the exact same second

Golden Ratio: Possibly the best rectangle in the world

http://mic.com/articles/104908/ferguson-now-has-the-most-powerful-street-art-in-america

http://thespiritscience.net/2014/05/23/200-consciousness-raising-documentaries/

http://www.zahraayub.com/art-reintroduction-of-islamic-art-to-the-modern-world/

http://studio-beat.com/studio-visit/alex-mcleod-digital-artist-toronto-studio/

http://www.buzzfeed.com/ryanhatesthis/23-very-helpful-starter-kits-for-life



CatVid Post by Kristin Schrot

James Randi: retired stage magician and scientific skeptic best known for his challenges to paranormal claims and pseudoscience

"Wonder is the beginning of wisdom." - Socrates
"Take risks: if you win, you will be happy; if you lose, you will be wise." - Anonymous
"If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him." - John F. Kennedy
"Whatever you hope to feel in the future, you can decide to feel right now." - TU
"Truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time, but it ain't going away." - Elvis Presley

08 December 2014

Ebola Map Africa

http://pjim.newschool.edu/issues/2014/04/pdfs/ParsonsJournalForInformationMapping

(Murals) https://www.hpwallart.com/

(Contest) http://tamingofchance.vretta.com/

http://journal.neurocreator.com

Art Critics

http://www.crystalfountains.com/#!Home:PROJECTS

(Book) http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/11/17/leonardos-brain-leonard-shlain/

http://webneel.com/webneel/blog/24-beautiful-creative-body-painting-art-works

http://www.cbc.ca/books/mobile/touch/2014/02/amazon-lists-100-books-to-read-in-a-lifetime-how-many-have-you-read.html

"The point about unusual ideas has to be their proximity to madness. Creativity is the ultimate adrenaline rush. If you have what you consider a fantastic concept, you must drive it to the precipice. If you don’t take it to the edge, you’ve chickened out." - George Lois
"Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art." - Miguel Angel Ruiz
"I believe in the imagination. What I cannot see is infinitely more important than what I can see." - Duane Michals
"If there was just one thing I could tell you about living the life of your dreams, knowing that it would be enough if you understood it, I would ask you to realize that you already are." - The Universe
"You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear question." - Albert Camus,

03 December 2014

http://www.blogto.com/city/2014/11/a_map_of_every_laneway_in_toronto/

http://learnqgis.com/blog/map-projections/

(Audio) 'The Mathematics of Beauty'

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/02/17/legendary-lands-umberto-eco/

http://www.theatlantic.com/features/archive/2014/06/secrets-of-the-creative-brain/372299/

(Example) Animation / Remix / Contest

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/psi-vid/2014/11/16/amazing-brain-images-take-over-times-square/

She should be wearing a smART Map design (Via)

Audio Sythesizer : http://femurdesign.com/theremin/



"Accidents, coincidences, and serendipities, are the disguises I use to sneak magic and miracles into your life without arousing suspicion that the game is rigged, the dragons are fake, and you're about to hit the biggest 'home run' of your life." - The Universe
"Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music." Frank Capra (on #Filmmaking  )
"Sometimes hoping for floor day turns out to be ceiling." - ?
"Engagement with art—with the product of someone else’s imagination—can change your life, often for the better, and sometimes profoundly." - Max Wyman
"Danger can never be overcome without taking risks." - Latin Proverb

28 November 2014

http://online.wsj.com/articles/in-era-of-google-maps-fans-of-paper-maps-refuse-to-fold-1415317412

VJ projection software : http://resolume.com/software/

http://www.vizworld.com/2014/11/ebay-debuts-interactive-art-installation-in-new-york-city

https://www.facebook.com/MAKELAB.CA

(Heavy oil painter) http://nicolekatsuras.com/Contemporary_Art_of_Nicole_Katsuras/Work.html (collaborator?)

THE COMMONS OF AGGREGATION: THE CASE FOR NET ART AS PUBLIC ART

(Videos) After Effects: How to Render Faster and Easier

ZIP Extractor is a free open-source application for decompressing ZIP files into Google Drive.

http://thespiritscience.net/2014/05/27/new-understanding-of-time-changes-the-way-we-see-the-world/

https://www.epiloglaser.com/how-it-works/laser-photo-gallery.htm

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana├»s Nin
"My wish is that we might progressively lose confidence in what we believe and the things we consider stable and secure, in order to remind ourselves of the infinite number of things still waiting to be discovered." - Antoni Tapies
"Whatever one doesn't like, they can rethink." - TU
"Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can." - Danny Kaye
"Opportunity dances with those on the dance floor." - Anonymous

25 November 2014

(Map) US rivers in the contiguous 48 of rivers

http://www.decolonizing.ps/site/deparcelization/

Record the sometimes fleeting moments when science becomes art

New York Hall of Science

(Animation) Wood-planing

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/oct/28/-sp-where-on-earth-berlin-wall-25-years-fall

http://hyperallergic.com/162244/the-downside-of-art-going-viral/

http://blog.twitpic.com/2014/10/twitpics-future/

Vine animation: 

http://recode.net/2014/11/10/silicon-valley-rolls-out-the-red-carpet-for-science/

"Having too many ideas can be dangerous. Part of what comes with seeing connections no one else sees is that not all of these connections actually exist." - Via
"Today we have the opportunity to change." - The World
"Do you know what happens in time and space just before something really incredible happens? ... Absolutely nothing. At least not in the physical world. So if, perchance, it appears that absolutely nothing is happening in your life right now... consider it a sign." - The Universe
"... showing up day in and day out without fail is the surest way to achieve lasting success." - Via
http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/05/23/the-long-game/
"Security is mostly a superstition." - Helen Keller