17 April 2015

http://www.iflscience.com/environment/how-maps-can-lead-you-wrong-idea

https://medium.com/human-parts/early-maps

https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/collection/art-gallery-of-ontario

http://www.iflscience.com/chemistry/hot-water-freezes-faster-cold-and-now-we-know-why

http://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/customPuzzle/  Via

https://m.flickr.com/photos/origami/sets/

tensegritywiki.com

http://torontotoollibrary.com

http://thespiritscience.net/2014/12/19/25-most-top-secret-military-operations-in-history/

(Definition) "auto-da-fe" ; the ritual of public penance of condemned heretics and apostates (that took place when the Inquisition had decided their punishment), followed by the execution by the civil authorities of the sentences imposed.

"I think it had to do with getting older and realizing that no one cares what you do, so you might as well do what you want. I wanted to remember these things, so I started taking them home." - Micah Lexier
"I'm to write what I like; and they're to say what they like." - Virginia Woolf
"Art is the true interpreter. To speak about art is to attempt to interpret the interpreter and yet from that there has resulted to us much that is precious and beautiful." - Goethe
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away." - Philip K. Dick
"The one thing all famous authors, world-class athletes, business tycoons, singers, actors, and celebrated achievers in any field have in common, is that they all began their journeys when they were none of these things. Yet still, they began their journeys." - The Universe

14 April 2015

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/16/upshot/mapping-migration-in-the-united-states-since-1900

Through techniques of hacking, manipulating, recycling, and reconfiguring, Cory Arcangel turns the intersection of technology and culture into materials for making art.

http://www.arch2o.com/interactive-cube-shandong-jianzhu-university/

http://www.tensegriteit.nl/e-fourstruts

http://www.wellcomeimageawards.org/2015

Found Footage Movie ; http://www.purpleclover.com/video/731-life-birth-death-shown-movies/ (150 clips in a 3 minute short)

http://www.openculture.com/2015/03/google-puts-online-10000-works-of-street-art-from-across-the-globe.html



http://www.wqxr.org/#!/story/detecting-music-plagiarism-post-blurred-lines-case/

http://thespiritscience.net/2015/03/26/10-steps-for-successful-lucid-dream/

"I know that in my own work the best things are the things that just happened images that were suddenly caught and that I hadn’t anticipated. We don’t know what the unconscious is, but every so often something wells up in us." - Francis Bacon
"Ambivalence is the key to success." - Amy Poehler
"Our new civic and professional life is all about doubt. About questioning the status quo, questioning marketing or political claims, and most of all questioning what’s next." - Seth Godin
"Everything you can imagine is real." - Pablo Picasso
"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time." - George Bernard Shaw

13 April 2015

+(Video) Art/Science Animator

http://www.brainpickings.org/2012/12/21/100-diagrams-that-changed-the-world/

http://kotaku.com/turning-real-people-into-anime-art

(eBook) http://kennethsnelson.net/Tensegrity_and_Weaving.pdf

http://projects.thestar.com/math-the-canadian-who-reinvented-mathematics/

Smartasses Who Aren't About To Let "The Man" Tell Them What To Do

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/03/27/travel/muse-in-hot-pursuit-of-ice-and-cold (High Arctic Residency)

The Most Beautiful Sentences In Literature

Tom Waits "Closing Time"

http://news.nationalpost.com/full-comment/how-c-51-undermines-privacy/

"Art is not a mirror to hold up to society, but a hammer with which to shape it." - Bertolt Brecht
"Operating within rules isn't art. It's about acceptance. Being good." - Jerry Saltz
"The biggest curse and predicament of modern Man is forgetfulness. Like a creeping malaise, forgetfulness has seeped through all of Man’s being and doing. Individually, collectively, historically or culturally, we are spellbound to forget." - Via
"An artist’s job is to say I’m lost." - Anish Kapoor
"The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn." - Gloria Steinem

09 April 2015

(Map) http://www.vox.com/2015/3/13/8204655/submarine-cables-internet

http://www.brainpickings.org/2015/03/23/plato-allegory-of-the-cave-ted-ed/

http://hyperallergic.com/190978/fred-wilson-on-isamu-noguchis-multifaceted-modernism/

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/03/captivating-geometric-gifs

http://theculturetrip.com/asia/japan/articles/10-japanese-contemporary-artists-who-are-revolutionising-art

http://www.pearltrees.com/sarafrey/3d-printing/

Little-known talents and creative obsessions of 10 cultural icons

Threading science, art, and technology, Shane Hope uses open-source nanomolecular design software to create artworks

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2015/03/how-life360-won-its-patent-war

http://www.sothebysinstitute.com/Paths-Of-Study/summer.aspx

"People think of questioning as simple but when done right, it’s a very sophisticated, high-level form of thinking." - Dan Rothstein, The Right Question Institute
"I keep silent with regard to many things, for I do not like to perplex people, and I am quite content when they are pleased with things that vex me." - Goethe
"Things turn out best for the people, who make the best of the way things turn out." - John Wooden, UCLA coach
"Computers are useless—they only give you answers." - Picasso
"Art leads to scientific innovation and science inspires art. Like a pair of bookends they work best when used in tandem and change the way we view the world. Without one you can’t have the other…" - Kristi Charish, scientist and author, Owl & The Japanese Circus

07 April 2015

http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-simple-elegant-algorithm-that-makes-google-maps-possible

http://www.vox.com/2015/3/3/8053521/25-maps-that-explain-english language

http://www.meetup.com/artsci/

(Residency) http://www.technarte.org/art-in-antarctica

This artist's work reminded Andrew of mine

http://www.kcet.org/arts/artbound/counties/los-angeles/otis-creative-economy-report-science-technology-art

https://www.freelancersunion.org/blog/2014/08/07/artists-brains-are-structurally-different-study-finds/

Ratchet Crowdfunding Projects That Prove People Have No Shame

http://www.creativitypost.com/psychology/8_things_top_practicers_do_differently

https://www.minds.com/blog/view/425297034287779840/911-truth-judges-shocked-by-first-time-seeing-video-of-wtc-7-collapse

"If you don’t have that disposition to question, you’re going to fear change. But if you’re comfortable questioning, experimenting, connecting things—then change is something that becomes an adventure. And if you can see it as an adventure, then you’re off and running." - John Seely Brown
"Luck is believing you're lucky." - Tennessee Williams
"It sounds pompous nowadays to talk about the unconscious, so maybe it’s better to say ‘chance.’ I believe in a deeply ordered chaos and in the rules of chance." - Francis Bacon
"In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt." - Margaret Atwood
"You can never fully anticipate how an audience is going to react to something you’ve created until it’s out there. That means every moment you’re working on something without it being in the public arena, it’s actually dying, deprived of the oxygen of the real world." – Brad Feld & David Cohen

03 April 2015

http://www.citylab.com/work/2015/03/mapping-the-global-super-rich

http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/06/02/kandinsky-concerning-the-spiritual-in-art/

World's largest 3D-printed building (made of powdered cement)

http://forums.sketchup.com/t/create-a-3d-model-from-raster-line-art-with-help-from-adobe-illustrator/

Triangular Sculptures

Micro-crystal Photographer:  http://www.carolroullardart.com/blog/

Aix-en-Provence pics

Art Week Dubai 2015

http://arstechnica.com/apple/2015/03/13-inch-broadwell-macbook-showdown-should-you-go-pro-or-get-an-air/

http://www.aurora-service.org/aurora-forecast/     ( http://www.aurorawatch.ca/ )

"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not act, but habit." - Aristotle (384-322 BC)
" If you do something peculiar and remarkable it might not be for mass consumption in your own country but there are 7 billion people in the world. People everywhere in the world will recognize and appreciate its innovation. A world cult is many times bigger than a single country’s mainstream hit. So in the long run, being different can make commercial sense as well as artistic sense." - Ricky Gervais
"Always the beautiful answer
Who asks a more beautiful question." - E.E. Cummings
"Cold auditions of any kind most often amount to not very much. ... Better just to keep busy while waiting for something to happen." - SaraGenn
"Good and bad, happy and sad, all thoughts vanish into emptiness like the imprint of a bird in the sky." - Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche

31 March 2015

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/05/15/americas-most-gerrymandered-congressional-districts

https://medium.com/@dadler/how-mathematicians-make-breakthroughs

http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/walking-into-a-gif-installation
http://www.studio-beat.com/art-news-blog/studio-beat-digital-residency/

Fold/Weave Art

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/03/hypnotic-kinetic-sculptures-by-jennifer-townley/

http://hyperallergic.com/187981/a-conference-considers-the-philosophy-of-street-art/

http://inhabitat.com/mind-blowing-photographs-of-earth-taken-from-space/

(Definition) 'TMB' : "There's Nothing Better"

"Where I was born and where and how I have lived is unimportant. It is what I have done with where I have been that should be of interest." - Georgia O'Keeffe
"Ideas can come from anybody." - Min Kao, Garmin
"Wherever a new disagreement emerges, so does new hope for enlightenment, on both sides of the fence." - The Universe
"It's really crazy how close to real life we can get with art." - Gizmodo
"A dangerous woman doesn’t break the rules—she makes them." - Via