18 May 2018

https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2018/03/americas-loneliest-roads-are-gems-hidden-in-plain-sight/

https://www.architectsjournal.co.uk/news/adding-graphene-an-absolute-game-changer-for-concrete

https://www.boredpanda.com/straw-sculptures-wara-art-festival-niigata-japan/?media_id=straw-sculptures-wara-art-festival-niigata-japan

http://www.pearltrees.com/fatihah_khan/bystander-effect-counteract

http://www.kolajmagazine.com/worldcollageday/

(Definition)’Broto’ is a word from Portuguese for sprout – as in a seedling emerging from a seed, full of potential and life.

https://www.spainbuddy.com/hunting-signs-in-spain/

https://www.citylab.com/design/2018/04/a-drones-eye-view-of-spains-housing-bubble

http://www.metaspoon.com/miniblinds-roman-shades-diy-transformation

https://www.ae911truth.org/evidence/technical-articles/articles-by-ae911truth/446-documenting-the-destruction-of-physical-evidence-at-the-world-trade-center

"But when we really delve into the reasons for why we can’t let something go, there are only two: an attachment to the past or a fear for the future." - Marie Kondo, 'The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up'
"Insisting on details always limits you." - The Universe
"If people knew how hard I worked to achieve my mastery, it wouldn’t seem so wonderful after all.” (Michelangelo
"To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize." - Voltaire
"It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped." - Tony Robbins, American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach

15 May 2018

https://www.citylab.com/equity/2018/05/who-lives-in-border-patrols-100-mile-zone-probably-you-mapped

https://medium.com/sidewalk-talk/toronto-by-public-transportation-from-point-a-to-anywhere

http://tensegritywiki.blogspot.com.es/2010/09/hammock-tensegrity-innovations.html

Relationship between copy and original, authorship, piracy, and reuse; https://anthology.rhizome.org/versions

(Definition) ‘rugosity’; Wrinkled; corrugated. Via http://www.dailydemocrat.com/business/20180426/in-urban-planning-new-uc-davis-study-recommends-looking-to-the-edges-not-the-core
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.0022-1112.2005.00629.x
‘... cities should work more like coral reefs — supporting a diversity of niches and uses for sustained vigor and resilience. In ecology and medical sciences, the term for a physical form with such topographic complexity is rugosity.’
https://www.citylab.com/environment/2018/04/street-grids-may-make-cities-hotter

(Soundscape Artist)  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cobra_(Zorn)

(Plastic sheet Dance- Tiana)

Facebook profile frame:

https://www.prod.facebook.com/business/help/community/question/?id=490104081193931

http://www.mikloslegrady.com/writing/cognitive_dissonance.html


smART VIDEO https://youtu.be/YJ6LhDaVUtA

"You must always be open to your luck. You cannot force it, but you can recognize it." - Henry Moore
"If evolution is outlawed, only outlaws will evolve." - Jello Biafra
"I bet you could do something for someone today, who'd remember it for the rest of their life
) in a good way)." - The Universe
"There are some good things to be said about walking. Not many, but some. Walking takes longer, for example, than any other known form of locomotion except crawling. Thus it stretches time and prolongs life. Life is already too short to waste on speed." - Edward Abee
"There are no facts, only interpretations." - Friedrich Nietzsche

12 May 2018

https://patterninislamicart.com/drawings-diagrams-analyses

Jonathon Keats (American artist and philosopher) whose bold experiments raise serious questions and put into practice his conviction that the world needs more "curious amateurs," willing to explore publicly whatever intrigues them, in defiance of a culture that increasingly forecloses on wonder and silos knowledge into narrowly defined areas of expertise.

(Indigenous artists)  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebecca_Belmore (brother https://michaelbelmore.com/ )

http://www.worldofmatter.net/

The Majestic Plastic Bag - A Mockumentary

(WaterWheels) https://www.murciaturistica.es/es/ruta_de_las_norias/

(Spanish Cane reeds) : https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arundo_donax  Via; http://www.hiss-reet.de/screens/reed-panel/screen-wall/?L=1

https://mymodernmet.com/civitacampomarano-street-art-festival/

https://medium.com/@leslie_88551/waiting-for-permission-to-have-swagger-at-work-stop-and-start-being-a-badass-right-now-4f3ab0b9bbd7

https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/the-monty-python-foot

“X never ever marks the spot . ‘Indiana Jones’
“‘Genius’ is: 1% inspiration, 29% perspiration, 5% improvisation, 8% aspiration, 7% contemplation, 15% exploration, 13% daily frustration, 11% imitation, 10.9% desperation, and 0.1% pure elation.” - Grant Snider
“I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side.” - Stephen Wright
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." - Carl Sagan
“Little is more impressive, inspirational, or sexy, than watching someone in the throes of action, driven by purpose, oblivious to all but their aim.“ - TU

04 May 2018

https://www.citylab.com/posts/maps/

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-new-immersive-installation-paris-step-inside-klimts-masterpieces

(VR 3D painting) https://www.tiltbrush.com/

(Book) http://www.simonandschuster.ca/books/The-Map-of-Salt-and-Stars/Jennifer-Zeynab-Joukhadar/9781982100766

https://theunboundedspirit.com/planned-obsolescence/

https://hyperallergic.com/439553/aviva-rahmani-cardozo-school-of-law-stop-a-pipeline/

https://www.inc.com/carmine-gallo/jeff-bezos-bans-powerpoint-in-meetings-his-replacement-is-brilliant.html

(Hip Flexors) http://healingthroughmovement.com/order-23/?utm_expid=41201035-27.w2RiBw4xTPOstfdHIcjhzA.1&utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com

(Running the Bulls)  http://www.barrerasfloriste.com/

https://ggia.berkeley.edu/practice/walking_meditation#data-tab-how

"We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty." - Maya Angelou
"I'm addicted to placebos. I could quit, but it wouldn't matter.” - Stephen Wright
"What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands; your own." - Mark Victor Hansen; American inspirational and motivational speaker, trainer
"Bad weather always looks worse through a window." - Tom Lehrer
"One of the greatest paradoxes of your physical senses, is that your eyes actually show you what you believe, not what you see." - The Universe

18 April 2018

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/here-are-the-real-boundaries-of-american-metropolises-decided-by-an-algorithm/?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=atlas-page

https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-new-immersive-installation-paris-step-inside-klimts-masterpieces

https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21929286-300-use-a-bus-stop-touchscreen-to-kill-time-and-help-out/

(Graphene) https://suhub.co/2JdnKff

https://flowingdata.com/2018/03/07/visualizing-outliers/

https://mymodernmet.com/islamic-architecture

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2018/04/walled-off-hotel-souvenir-series/

https://www.hometalk.com/28049353/s-save-your-bottle-caps-for-these-x-crazy-cool-ideas

http://www.openculture.com/freeaudiobooks

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/true-crime/wp/2018/04/24/recycling-innovator-eric-lundgren-loses-appeal-on-computer-restore-discs-must-serve-15-month-prison-term/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.6081f95b1682

"I’m a peripheral visionary. I can see into the future, just way off to the side.” - Stephen Wright
"It may well be wondered what kind of operation this will be, to produce the concept of something we cannot imagine." - Frederic Jameson, ‘Cognitive Mapping’
"Never aim for your goal directly, always move in angles." - Sam Ovens
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw
"Blaze your own trail. The other ones are already too crowded." - gapingvoid

12 April 2018

https://www.citylab.com/life/2015/07/a-map-that-adapts-to-the-weather

Islamic Geometric Design Patterns (in DXF format)

Laser-cutting photographs;  https://www.ryanvanderhout.com/

(eWaste) https://www.fastcodesign.com/90165365/smartphones-are-wrecking-the-planet-faster-than-anyone-expected

http://www.tilingsearch.org

http://laststrawtoronto.ca/

Shambala Art Magazing

https://mockup.photos/

Web graphics optimization options

https://thewire.in/tech/with-smart-cities-your-every-step-will-be-recorded

"A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that is unlocked and opens inwards, as long as it does not occur to him to pull it rather than push it." - Wittgenstein
"I’m afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark." - Aldous Huxley
"There's always more than one right answer, path, possibility, nuance, or flavor - so insist upon none." - TU
"Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time." - Steven Wright
“In the course of creative endeavors, artists and scientists join fragments of knowledge into a new unity of understanding.” - Vera John-Steiner, psycholinguist

06 April 2018

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/historic-aerials-time-travel-map

http://http://noemalab.eu/memo/events/emergent-form//

https://medium.com/disruptive-design/tools-for-systems-thinkers-systems-mapping-2db5cf30ab3a

(Projections) https://news.artnet.com/exhibitions/atelier-des-lumieres-1264601#.WtSsUk7IDX4.facebook

https://globalnews.ca/news/3298333/beware-of-all-things-smart-privacy-guru-warns-in-wake-of-wikleaks-disclosure/

(Blog) https://mailchi.mp/digital-science/

https://www.facebook.com/salishseaartistresidency/

http://www.businessinsider.com/most-popular-movie-dvd-rentals-from-netflix-in-last-20-years-2018-4

BlockChain ETF:  https://evolveetfs.com/product/link/

https://stratechery.com/2018/the-end-of-windows/?

"... if people would just start by saying 'it's fun,' when it seems hard; 'I'm happy,' when they seem sad; and 'I know,' when it seems they don't... they'd finally discover that it really is, they really are, and they always have." - The Universe
"An artist observes, selects, guesses, and synthesizes." - Anton Chekhov
"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." - Isaac Newton
https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/isaac_newton_135885
"Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." - Arthur Ashe
"Be curious about all fields; the future belongs to those who can connect creativity to technology." - Walter Isaacson, Writer