27 February 2012

Ten Things You Need to Know about Open Source Geospatial Software 

Chalkboard Maps: United States of Craigslist

(Speech)  Mapping the function of all proteins in the human body


Inkjet Image Transfers

(Discussion) Scientific art is the replacement for religious art

Up and coming artists:  http://ema1977.artistswanted.org/yr2011  http://dannyartist.artistswanted.org/yr2011

"I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn't like it." - Samuel Goldwyn
" If you want creative ideas, you need to invest your creative energy not in ideas, but in understanding the problem and formulating provocative challenges." - Jeffrey Baumgartner
"It's not from the known, but the unknown, that creativity and inventiveness are born." - TU
"The hardest thing to see is what is in front of our eyes." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"The great aim of education is not knowledge but action." - Herbert Spencer

23 February 2012

(Interesting Presentation) The Geography of Visual Thoughts

Why we're making a map of the brain

WiFi HotSpot Map

Tagxedo : word cloud with styles

Artists and Digital: Why Social Media Is the New Gallery
DIY: Turn Digital Photos into Vintage-like Prints with Mulberry Paper

How I Get Up At 5 a.m. Everyday

"I think it's wrong that so many people pass on from this existence, and take all their knowledge with them." - Rex Hunt
"Man doesn't create, man only discovers." - Cicero
"Never limit yourself to what you think is reasonable or possible. You have to learn that your ambition and desires may seem more unreasonable to you than they do to other people." --Michael Korda
"That knowledge which is popular is not scientific." - Maria Mitchell
"Just because someone may find fault, cast stones, or disagree with you, doesn't mean they don't adore you (actually it's these same folks who usually do)." - The Universe

21 February 2012

The Future Of Infographics

Fractals Narrative



(Definition) "Knowledge Manager" : My mother doesn’t understand what I do. My boss doesn’t understand what I do. I don’t understand what I do.

You’re Invited: The Unveiling of the OncoMap

"What if every tear you've shed, mistake you've made, and challenge you've faced, only drew you closer to the light?" - TU
"We are now living in a world where things change so rapidly that anybody can spot the configuration, the pattern of change and we’re living increasingly in a world of pattern recognition." - Marshall McLuhan
"Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination."- Denis Diderot
"Perhaps the Internet is the wave of the future and the gallery will become obsolete." - John Ferrie
"The scientist does not study nature because it is useful; he studies it because he delights in it, and he delights in it because it is beautiful. If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living.".- Henri Poincaré

17 February 2012


Geometric Porn 


Beginner's Guide to Google Analytics

The Orion Correlation Theory

Metaphysical & metaphorical musings : art, architecture, and arithmetic

Genius Older Artists Persist In Being Geniuses

"There are thousands of paths. They all lead nowhere. You must ask yourself one question: ‘Does this path have a heart?’ If it does, the path is good. If it doesn’t, it is of no use.” - Carlos Castaneda’s Don Juan
"...simply doing what they can, with what they've got, from where they are, will always be enough to move heaven and earth..." - TU
"The idea of trying to create things that last - forever knowledge - has guided my work for a long time now." - Edward Tufte
"Drawing is a non-literary way of looking (and the skill to put down what you see in a two-dimensional way)." - Robert Genn
"You'll never be as young as you are now." - Theresa Aniol

15 February 2012

Maps Related to the Life of Paul

Survey of Glyph-based Visualization Techniques for Spatial Multivariate Medical Data

Interactive Digital Photomontage

Visualization and mediation

How to Create a Cubist Collage

Evental Aesthetics, an international, online, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to philosophical perspectives on art.

(Discussion) When the Deal is Done You Have Only Begun

"Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not." - Carl Jung
"Science is the knowledge of consequences, and dependence of one fact upon another." - Thomas Hobbes
"... choose 'frivolous' at least once a day." - TU
"Give me six hours to chop down a tree, and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." - Abraham Lincoln
"I blur to make everything equal; everything equally important and equally unimportant." - Gerhard Richter

13 February 2012

Nature’s Geometry

The International Journal of McLuhan Studies :  http://www.mcluhanstudies.com/index.php   Online at http://mcluhangalaxy.wordpress.com/
Caravaggio, Mad Marketing Genius

Symbiartic : The art of science and the science of art.

Piracy Is The New Radio? 

DIY: Make a Scratch-Off Photo

Trench Coats (Vacuum-Seal Bags and Other Ways) to Avoid Airline Fees

"Piracy is the new radio." - Neil Young
"When you focus upon anything at all it's like a call goes out to every corner of the Universe, summoning ideas, strength, courage, insight, resources, and whatever else is needed to complete the laser beam of your concentration." - TU
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on." - Winston Churchill
"To be conscious that you are ignorant of the facts is a great step to knowledge." - Benjamin Disraeli
"Life is one big road with lots of signs, So when you riding through the ruts, don't you complicate your minds:" - Bob Marley (from Wake up and Live)

10 February 2012

(Online User Guide)  Fractal Map


Sierpinski's Triangle Economics


(Definition)  Synthetic Cubism

In defense of copyright  (weak?)

Google Docs Help

"While there may be times that doing nothing makes sense, I'd argue that most of the time another approach is needed." - Jamie Broughton
"Get out, get out, get out even more! Because there are people you've yet to meet, laughs you've yet to share, stories you've yet to live, and riches you've yet to tap into, that will not find you under any other circumstances." - The Universe
"We're owners of what we say, and slaves of what we silence." - Via Paul
""But since the day I picked up the alto again I've realized that if you don't play yourself you're nothing. And since that day I've been playing what I felt, what I felt, regardless of what those around me were playing or how they thought I should sound." - Art Pepper, Jazz saxophonist (in his autobiography 'Straight Life: The Story of Art Pepper')
"Motivation is a fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly." - Stephen R. Covey

08 February 2012

"Quasicrystalline" atomic symmetry

Mathematics breathes new life into Escher's art

Everything You Thought You Knew About Learning Is Wrong
Google Science Fair

Mount Puckmore: The four faces of the Montreal Canadiens

Bridges Math Art Galleries

The Best Composer You've Never Heard Of 

"Learn to eat the meat and throw out the bones." - John Wimber
"Humans are self-directed and work best when we have three things,: (1) Autonomy--the ability to control aspects of our time, tasks and techniques. (2) The opportunity for mastery, and (3) A sense of purpose--a connection to something larger than ourselves." - Daniel Pink, Drive
"See work as play and see play as important." - The Universe"
"It seems to me that if deeper meanings are to be had, they'll somehow find a way to the end of the brush." - Robert Genn
"The best way out is always through." ~ Robert Frost (1874-1963) Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

06 February 2012

The Problem with Great Ideas.

The High Plains: You know 'em when you see 'em.

Fractal Art


Mozilla is a proudly non-profit organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people's hands.(FireFox)


City gives $75,000 to help preserve Marshall McLuhan’s childhood home

"He that hath knowledge spareth his words." - Francis Bacon
"Often having what you want is a function of letting go of what you have." - The Universe
"Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you." - Princess Diana
"All generalizations are false, including this one." - ?
"It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.' - Joseph Wood Krutch

03 February 2012

Blackout Map of neighbourhoods most prone to outages   Via

http://www.scienceandentertainmentexchange.org : a program of the National Academy of Sciences that connects entertainment industry professionals with top scientists

https://mobile.twitter.com/#!/Perimeter   Institute

(Definition) "polyptych" : generally refers to a painting (usually panel painting) which is divided into sections, or panels.

Artwork of melatonin secretion by pineal gland

Ye' o' left / right brain struggle

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"A little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but a little want of knowledge is also a dangerous thing." - Samuel Butler
"In the studio or on the road, many artists find they're at their most creative when they're simply on the lookout for joy." - Robert Genn
"Every fear is a gift (though every gift needs unwrapping)." - TU
"Maybe the art of life is to convert tough times to great experiences: we can choose to hate the rain or dance in it." - Joan Marques
"Why would I build a bridge if I don't even know there's a casm?"- Bill Buxton, Microsoft Research