/*Added GoogleAnalytics code ------------------*/

31 October 2014

Real-time-map-of-births-and-deaths/

Literature Nobel Prize winner's visual poems

http://www.alhambrafoundation.org.uk/  offers Islamic geometric design education

Blog for Vastari.com: an online platform to connect collectors and curators worldwide

https://artsy.net/post/david-liss-my-highlights-from-art-toronto-2014

http://drainmag.com/past-issues/

http://womenlookingatart.tumblr.com/archive

Yesware is a Google plugin that allows you to track your emails

(Music video)  not gonna miss you

(Definition) "legal murals" ; any mosaic, painting or graphic art, which is applied to a building and does not contain any brand name, product name, letters of the alphabet that spell or abbreviate the name of any product, company, profession or business or any logo, trademark, trade name or any other type of commercial message.  Via

"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament. Its beauty comes from the fact that the author is what he is. It has nothing to do with the fact that other people want what they want." - Oscar Wilde (The Soul of Man Under Socialism, 1895)
"Life has it’s own rhythm and you cannot impose your own structure upon it—you have to listen to what it tells you." - Jeff Buckley
"If you love something, let it go. If you don't love something, definitely let it go. Basically just drop everything, who cares." - B.J. Novak
"When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water. If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement..." - Constantin Brancusi
"As you walk and eat and travel, be where you are. Otherwise you will miss most of your life." - Gautama Buddha

28 October 2014

http://www.waterstones.com/blog/2014/10/who-needs-a-paper-map/

Images Have Meanings of Their Own

(TEDxToronto)  Virtual Reality World | Ana Serrano

http://readwrite.com/2014/09/10/apple-swift-programming-language-release

Pablo Picasso is said to have had at least seven major periods. It's estimated he made over 1,885 paintings, 1,228 sculptures, 2,880 ceramics, 18,095 engravings, 6,112 lithographs, 3,181 linocuts, 7,089 drawings plus 4,669 drawings and sketches in 149 notebooks, 11 tapestries and 8 rugs

http://www.blogto.com/sports_play/2014/10/the_top_10_art_shows_in_toronto_for_fall_2014/

Make calls from Gmail

(Definition) Stendhal syndrome ; psychosomatic disorder that causes rapid heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, confusion and even hallucinations when an individual is exposed to art (usually when the art is particularly beautiful or a large amount of art is in a single place)   Via

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/16/inside-america-s-first-islamic-art-museum.html

(Online) Windows Clean-up Utility

"Do what you love, love what you do, and the world will come to you." - TU
"All painting, no matter what you are painting, is abstract in that it's got to be organized." - David Hockney
"Not everyone you lose is a loss." - Unknown
"To be categorized is, simply, to be enslaved." - Gore Vidal (Celebrity: The Advocate Interviews. New York, NY: Advocate Books. p. 127.)
"Life really begins when you have discovered that you can do anything you want." - Via

24 October 2014

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn26321-snowflakeshaped-networks-are-easiest-to-mend.html

Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything

(Flickr Commons) National Library of Medicine - History of Medicine

(Art Geo-caching?)  http://online.wsj.com/articles/the-art-is-freeif-you-can-find-it-1411176130

http://www.blogto.com/arts/2014/09/the_top_10_public_art_installations_in_toronto/

http://dam.org/essays/king-digital-art-museum-2002

http://hyperallergic.com/151742/four-questions-about-contemporary-arab-art/

(Book) “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens”  Via

http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/monument-to-cold-war-victory-at-the-cooper-union-for-the-advancement-of-science-and-art/

http://ottawaartexpo.com/artists.php

"It’s not what we don’t know that will hurt us. It’s what we do know that ain’t so." - Will Rogers"
"In life as in dance, grace glides on blistered feet." - Alice Abrams
"I stood in front of a work of art that was both unexpected and exceedingly beautiful. It sent me into a trance. Time ceased. My body was fixed. But, my brain was active. It spoke to me and said, 'I feel happy'." - Anonymous Art Lover
"What one does is what counts, not what one had the intention of doing." - Picasso
"You're not here to suffer... to hunger... to cry... to hope... to wish... to try. You're here to thrive." - The Universe

21 October 2014

http://boingboing.net/2014/10/06/great-maps-over-60-of-the.html

http://www.math.toronto.edu/drorbn/Gallery/Symmetry/Tilings/index.html  Images

http://hyperallergic.com/151381/google-earth-reveals-geoglyphs

(Art Show) "Every AlgoRiThm has ART in it: Treemap Art Project"  (Catalog)

http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/2014-08-03/science/list.html

Retro Photo Curiousities:  http://www.retronaut.com/

http://www.positivelyfilipino.com/magazine/the-art-of-lordy-rodriguez

http://hyperallergic.com/151742/four-questions-about-contemporary-arab-art/

the-study-of-spirit-lucid-dreaming

http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/mobile/touch/episode/2014/10/07/bird-glass-collisions/

"I am learning everyday to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be, to inspire me and not terrify me." - Tracee Ellis Ross
"I produce music as an apple tree produces apples." - Camille Saint-Saens, composer
"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent." - Isaac Asimov
"Geometry enlightens the intellect and sets one’s mind right. All its proofs are very clear and orderly. It is hardly possible for errors to enter into geometric reasoning, because it is well arranged and orderly. Thus the mind that constantly applies itself to geometry is unlikely to fall into error." - Ibn KhaldÅ«n
"One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching." - Gerard Way

17 October 2014

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2012/01/the_best_american_wall_map

http://www.thecdt.org/post/category/Art-And-Medicine

http://visualthinkinghub.org/visual-thinking/

http://hyperallergic.com/146994/not-at-the-new-york-galleries/

http://www.vulture.com/2014/09/richard-prince-instagram-pervert-troll-genius.html

The Politics of Scanning

http://www.iflscience.com/physics/awesome-anti-gravity-water-experiment

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22429892.300-digital-flipbook-shows-changing-cities-in-timelapse.html#.VC2ykGIayK0

http://www.blogto.com/city/2014/09/10_quirky_things_to_know_about_the_don_valley/

https://theconversation.com/life-in-a-degrowth-economy-and-why-you-might-actually-enjoy-it-32224

"A jug fills drop by drop." - Gautama Buddha
"How difficult it is to be simple." -Vincent van Gogh
"The lessons and discoveries of every single life, no matter how large or small, difficult or easy, are added to the whole. Like stones in the base of a pyramid, they permanently raise and forever support every manner of adventure that follows." - TU
"When frustrated, do not re-double your efforts, but rather halve them." - R.B. Wild
"...nightmares are dreams whose usefulness is to keep us on our toes." - J. T. Fraser

13 October 2014

http://sciencewatch.com/articles/dna-mapping-birth-norm-avoid-disease-risk

http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/even-1784-america-it-was-impossible-make-map-without-infuriating-someone

http://hyperallergic.com/150092/getty-adds-thousands-of-art-historical-images-to-growing-digital-library/

http://www.insidescience.org/content/riddles-rippled-icicle/1509

Dadaviz: Distribution Platform For Data Visualizations

https://www.flickr.com/photos/wellcomeimages/sets/

http://www.fastcompany.com/919021/see-what-i-mean-power-visual-learning

http://www.blogto.com/arts/2014/10/10_nuit_blanche_exhibits_on_extended_display_in_toronto/

Digital Arts  http://www.thefilearts.com/

http://www.complex.com/music/2014/09/how-many-emcees-must-get-sued

"Nothing said before the word 'but' matters." - Game of Thrones
"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms." - Muriel Rukeyser
"To achieve great things, two things are needed; a plan, and not quite enough time." - Leonard Bernstein
"Let's get lost!" - TU
"Selling is hard work because you have to let so many people tell you 'no' before you ever get someone to tell you 'yes'." - Boy Scout

09 October 2014

(Toronto) Cycling Map

(Live Streaming from the Fields Institute)  http://www.fields.utoronto.ca/live

http://www.fastcompany.com/3035868/most-creative-people/can-a-search-engine-make-you-more-creative

Dextro, Algorithmic Artist

http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/see-argentinas-endangered-species-preserved-as-cardboard-sculptures

(Video) DementiaHack winner

(InfoGraphic) Relationships in the Middle East

http://zenhabits.net/archives/

Example Pop-Up store

(XP) “Zombie OS” Still Outweighs Win8 on the Desktop

"There is surely nothing quite so useless as doing with great efficiency what should not be done at all." - Peter Drucker
"If you leave the tough stuff till last, which is human nature, you are more likely to tighten up as you move toward the finish." - Robert Genn
"You are born every second." - Angeli Li
"The thing to always remember, is that what you do, or don't do, today, is what matters most." - The Universe
"Dialing effort back to 95 or 90% will prevent you from believing that more of the same hard work will do any good." - R.B. Wild