24 March 2020

https://www.ranker.com/list/best-songs-about-maps/reference?ref=rltdlsts_collection

https://hyperallergic.com/544854/1700-3d-models-of-cultural-heritage-objects-now-available-in-public-domain/

Taking Appropriation Too Far

Artists Profile: https://www.cbc.ca/arts/topic/Tag/Paper%20Cuts

https://www.carloscardosoaveline.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/The-Tao-Teh-Ching.pdf

https://www.collaborativefund.com/blog/100-little-ideas/

https://briarpatchmagazine.com/articles/view/a-short-introduction-to-the-two-row-wampum

https://ppost24.com/post/698/the-palestinian-artist-jailed-by-israel-for-the-crime-of-inspirin

https://faceidmasks.com/#info

https://buildingthebridge.eu/

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” - Lao Tzu
"All emotion is involuntary when genuine.” - Mark Twain
“The sun got confused about daylight savings time. It rose twice. Everything had two shadows.” - Stephen Wright
“All you have to do is be. Be yourself. There’s nothing to prove." - The Universe
“Every hand that we don’t shake must become a phone call that we place. Every embrace that we avoid must become a verbal expression of warmth and concern. Every inch and every foot that we physically place between ourselves and another, must become a thought as to how we might be of help to that other, should the need arise.” - Rabbi Yosef Kanofsky, Los Angeles

17 March 2020

http://lenticularimagecreator.com/

https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2020/01/416531/brains-gps-system-toggles-between-present-and-possible-future-paths-real-time

https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/04/jigsaw-detects-doctored-images/

http://socialistreview.org.uk/402/philanthropy-capitalist-art-deception

https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Peace-to-Prosperity-0120.pdf

(Video) How To Join Objects in Blender

https://www.reliance-foundry.com/blog/skateboarding-public-spaces

The Specials (Ska music)

https://www.972mag.com/bassem-tamimi-one-state/

https://wakeup-world.com/2016/05/13/a-brief-history-of-the-rockefellerrothschild-empire

“Society tames the wolf into a dog. And man is the most domesticated animal of all.” - Nietzsche
“…if I could make a statement that makes a difference, and the influence could be preserved through the generations to come, that means that my stay here on earth has a meaning." - McCoy Tyner (December 11, 1938 - March 6, 2020)
“I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.” - Audre Lorde
“History never repeats itself; man always does.” - Voltaire
"We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.” - Chief Seattle

07 March 2020

(Blender Tutorial)  How to Model a Mobius Strip 

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-mystery-of-why-some-people-become-sudden-geniuses?utm_source=pocket-newtab

Security questions and CAPTCHA don’t just verify our identities but subtly reshape them

https://www.middleeasteye.net/discover/jared-kushner-25-books-read-palestine

https://theintercept.com/2020/01/28/trump-netanyahu-dictate-terms-palestinian-surrender-israel-call-peace

(Lenticular software) https://triaxes.com/products/3d-software/3dmasterkit/

https://digg.com/video/ames-window-optical-illusion

https://www.handeyesociety.com/call-for-submissions/call-for-artists-bentway-games/

https://storyofstuff.org/unbottle-water

https://truthout.org/articles/fourteen-propaganda-techniques-fox-news-uses-to-brainwash-americans/

"The world doesn't make sense, so why should my works have one." - Pablo Picasso
"Of all the joys on Earth, few compare to the crowning glory of achieving against the odds, succeeding in the face of peril, or triumphing over adversity. Yet in every such case, without exception, the poor odds, the peril, and the adversity must come first." - The Universe
“We must be different. We must have opposites... We depend on our outermost shell for stability... We will not violate this principle..." - Wolfgang Pauli's Exclusion Principle
“Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity.” - Hanlon’s Razor
“True mastery can be gained by letting things go their own Way. It cannot be gained by interfering.” - Lao Tzu

27 February 2020

Force a German Museum to Publicly Release Its 3-D Scan of a Bust of Nefertiti

https://slate.com/technology/2020/01/darwin-competition-collaboration-evolutionary-biology

https://mymodernmet.com/hsu-tung-han-pixelated-wood-sculpture/

https://actions.sumofus.org/a/coca-cola-just-said-people-still-want-plastic-bottles-let-s-prove-them-wrong?sp_ref

https://demonstrations.wolfram.com/PatternsBasedOnAHexagonalLattice/

(Lenticular printing) https://triaxes.com/products/3d-software/3dmasterkit/

https://earthlymission.com/the-famous-easter-island-head-statues-actually-have-bodies/

http://portfolios.risd.edu/gallery/33953124/Modular-systems-Parametric-design

https://www.cbc.ca/news/haydn-watters-1.3608022

https://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/world/trumps-middle-east-peace-plan-expected-to-offer-palestinians-conditional-statehood/ar-BBZpjWE?ocid=spartandhp

“Of course, you and I know that this unbounded faith in the integrity of the photograph is often rudely shaken, for, while photographs may not lie, liars may photograph.” - Lewis Wickes Hine, ‘Social Photography: How the Camera May Help in the Social Uplift’ (1909)
“The more equal the options, the harder the decision.” - Fredkin’s Paradox
“A reliable way to make people believe in falsehoods is frequent repetition, because familiarity is not easily distinguished from truth.” - Daniel Kahneman
“Speak only if it improves upon the silence.” - Mahatma Gandhi
“Collage is a material practice of selection and arrangement that spurs discovery and makes new knowledge. - Via

18 February 2020

https://digitalsynopsis.com/design/adobe-creative-cloud-free-alternatives/

https://www.mori.art.museum/english/contents/love/index.html

https://speckyboy.com/stunning-qr-codes-that-prove-usability-does-not-equal-boring/amp/

(Video artist) https://www.jimcampbell.tv/ (Vaughan digital wall project)

https://hyperallergic.com/535239/julie-mehretus-sublime-abstractions-of-history/

https://thecritic.co.uk/issues/january-2020/banksy-and-the-triumph-of-banality/

https://www.gallerieswest.ca/magazine/stories/elizabeth-zvonar/ Collagist

http://www.chinese-word.com/keyword/beyond.html

(Video) Plastic bottle house

https://www.boredpanda.com/study-cat-boxes-stress-university-of-utrecht/

“The Absence of effort is the Presence of no-effort (effortlessness)." - FB
"The dead outnumber the living 14 to 1, and we ignore the accumulated experience of such a huge majority of mankind at our peril.” - Niall Ferguson
“Whatever anyone is,  they become more of." - The Universe
"Life is always on the edge of death; narrow streets lead to the same place as wide avenues, and a little candle burns itself out just like a flaming torch does. I choose my own way to burn." - Sophie Scholl
“Honestly seek to know, yet rest only in the 'I don't know’." - RM

08 February 2020

(Laser cutting problem) Using paths in an SVG is preferential to using(circle) shapes

https://interaccess.org/workshop/2019/nov/hyperreal-sensations

Experimental Film Out of GIFs

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/how-cuban-cartoonist-drew-cold-war-mad-magazine

https://www.dealfuel.com/seller/mandala-ornaments-dealclub-special

(Swatch) https://research.swtch.com/qart

http://www.hamiltonwaterfront.com/public-art finalists

(Printed glass supplier) http://www.verrage.com/index.html

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-costs-administration/more-than-a-third-of-us-healthcare-costs-go-to-bureaucracy-idUSKBN1Z5261

https://ca.sports.yahoo.com/mlb-mlbpa-dismiss-wild-claims-that-mike-trout-received-exemption-for-hgh-004620844.html

"What a bitter struggle is waged between talent and fate." - Nguyen Du, author of The Tale of Kieu
"The most important element of art is mystery.” - Lee Mullican
“This is the real secret of life; to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.” - Alan Watts
"Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don’t want.” - A.H.
"New knowledge is the most valuable commodity on earth. The more truth we have to work with, the richer we become.” - Kurt Vonnegut



31 January 2020

(Waveform Art)  https://www.soundwavepic.com/

ArtSci. https://hyperallergic.com/533757/the-ornate-objects-of-early-european-technology/

(Public artworks)  https://buyandsell.gc.ca/cds/public/2019

https://www.boredpanda.com/mosque-ceilings/

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/saved-avro-arrow-blueprints-ordered-destroyed

http://www.andysowards.com/blog/2012/40-epic-qr-code-art/amp/

(Shadow Art)  https://www.adweek.com/creativity/this-bloody-clever-dracula-ad-gets-creepier-as-the-sun-goes-down/

https://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/29449/how-to-create-a-qr-code-in-4-quick-steps.aspx

https://www.sadanduseless.com/godzilla-haiku-list/

https://www.poynter.org/fact-checking/2020/how-to-use-your-phone-to-spot-fake-images-surrounding-the-u-s-iran-conflict/

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius—and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” - E. F. Schumacher
“When you don't know what you want it's probably time to begin enjoying what you have." - The Universe
“Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at anytime and be yourself.” - Hermann Hesse
“If you travelled far enough to the left, you met and embraced the right coming the other way.” - WallBridge
“He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.” - Martin Luther King Jr.