02 October 2007

(Google has announced a new version of) Google Moon : http://www.google.com/moon/ including high-resolution imagery, photos from every Apollo landing, panoramas of the moon's surface, and text search (of course!) Via

Translation Map : http://translationmap.walkerart.org/index.html is a prototype system designed to facilitate collaborative translations

Social spaces, casual interactions, meaningful exchanges : http://informationr.net/ir/12-2/paper291.html

Idea: The Histogram as the Image : http://www.ironicsans.com/2007/09/idea_the_histogram_as_the_imag.html

(Vegreville, Alberta, home of) the world's largest easter egg (based on a technique patented for folding paper or other flat construction materials into flexible surfaces).

Animated sculpture is a projection of the hypercube from 4d to the 3d of Second Life (just as the 3d of Second Life projects to the 2d of a computer screen) : http://www.segerman.org/2ndlife.html



(Flash-based) Pollock painter

'Wiped off the Map' : http://www.antiwar.com/orig/norouzi.php?articleid=11025 (The Rumor of the Century?)

"Art that explores technological and scientific frontiers is an act of relevance not only to a high-brow niche in a segregated corner of our culture." - Stephen Wilson (from "Information Arts: Intersections of Art, Science and Technology )
"Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn't a lot of strokes when you consider the course." - Lee Trevino
"I am convinced that what I personally observed was some kind of craft and its crew from outer space". - Walter Haut, the now-deceased former PR representative at the Roswell Air Force base (issued an affidavit to be opened after his death)
"Remove specifics and convert to ambiguities." - http://music.hyperreal.org/artists/brian_eno/oblique/oblique.html
"How much of human life is lost in the waiting? - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), American philosopher, essayist, poet & lecturer

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