31 December 2013

http://www.wired.com/design/2013/12/find-the-best-of-reddit-with-this-interactive-map/

http://www.infographicssearch.com/ : Infographics and Mindmaps Search Engine

http://visualizingmath.tumblr.com/archive

What Is 3-D Digitization?

http://www.openculture.com/2013/12/british-library-puts-1000000-images-into-public-domain.html

Top Apps Downloaded In 2013

http://www.psdvault.com/resources/20-really-beautiful-and-unique-photoshop-effect-tutorials/#785764

(Examples) http://www.tripwiremagazine.com/2011/09/ambigram-generator.html

http://www.rebellesociety.com/2013/12/10/abandon-the-flock-9-tips-for-unleashing-the-human-within/

http://www.antarcti.ca/20-fun-facts-about-antarctica/

"There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you." - Maya Angelou
"Everybody hates it when something’s really great.” - Dave Hickey, essayist and art critic (famous for his scathing critiques against the art world, particularly against art education)
"The loudest arguments happen in your own head (and your greatest opponent is yourself)." - TU
"Lots or extreme of anything is 'Art'." - R.B. Wild
"The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." - Pablo Picasso

23 December 2013

(Interactive) Map Shows Where Homer's 'Odyssey' Really Took Place

Google Open Gallery : new online tool to allow museums, galleries and individuals to create online art exhibitions.   

http://www.forbes.com/sites/parmyolson/2013/11/12/heres-where-teens-are-going-instead-of-facebook/

http://searchenginewatch.com/article/2319927/Google-Reveals-Top-Searches-of-2013-From-Nelson-Mandela-to-Twerking

These Incredible Animated GIFs Are More Than 150 Years Old

Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI.org) is searching for the most incredible and compelling stories that illuminate the science of life

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cahill-keyes-world-map-poster

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2013/12/creativity_is_rejected_teachers_and_bosses_don_t_value_out_of_the_box_thinking.html?wpisrc=burger_bar

http://qz.com/152501/how-successful-people-make-themselves-luckier/

http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/12/male-and-female-brains-really-are-built-differently/281962/

"What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead." - Nelson Mandela
"Unless it comes unasked out of your heart and your mind and your mouth and your gut, don’t do it." - Charles Bukowski, Via
"Do you know what you've been doing your entire life? (besides getting better, getting wiser, getting older)?  You've been touching, teaching, and healing friends and total strangers every step of the way." - The Universe
"... make the art of failing an intimate part of the art of living." - Via
"The best thing you can ever to is to just get started. Even if you have no idea where you are heading, you'll quickly figure it out once you get started." - @gapingvoid

18 December 2013

Entrepreneurs Are Reinventing the Map

Infographics Search (An Infographics and Mindmaps Search Engine)

Apple’s iBeacon Is About to Disrupt Interaction Design

http://www.openculture.com/2013/12/british-library-puts-1000000-images-into-public-domain.html

http://gizmodo.com/5981603/20-optical-illusions-that-might-break-your-mind

doodling – please do

(Processing) http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/learn-how-to-code-in-an-hour

http://www.phinnweb.org/links/literature/borges/aleph.html

What is the most unfair advantage a person can have?

Are you Chasing Away Your Art Buyers?

"Usually miracles happen a good bit before you see their effects (which means some really huge ones may have already happened). - The Universe
"...once you've accepted total obscurity you may as well do what you want." - Chris Kraus
"In nature, light creates the colour. In the picture, colour creates the light." - Hans Hofmann
"Every man, however wise, needs the advice of some sagacious friend in the affairs of life." - Plautus
"I am but one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something and I will not let what I cannot do stop me from doing what I can do." - Edward Everett Hale, the famous Boston gadfly

09 December 2013

http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/map-of-american-lake-monsters

http://twentytwowords.com/2013/11/18/amazing-macro-photography-of-individual-snowflakes-10-pictures/

The Truth About The Left Brain / Right Brain Relationship

RECOMBINANT CREATIVITY Conference (at OCAD University)

http://theartedge.faso.com/blog/68644/think-outside-the-gallery

Nelson Mandela’s Art

Sculptors Society of Canada:  http://www.cansculpt.org/

http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/11/bitcoin-survival-guide/

(Head office architecture)  http://www.artsjournal.com/artsjournal1/2013/11/the_new_temples.shtml

Western Digital SmartWare backup

"Every so often my life will feel like a story. It doesn't have to be a big thing; in fact, most often, it's just the opposite." - David Sedaris
"A good writer of history is a guy who is suspicious." - Jim Bishop
"Champions are propelled by desire, not compelled by fear." - Denis Waitley
"Even prayers that lack conviction, confidence, and that end in question marks like, 'Can I? May I? Will I?' are answered with a happy face: 'Sure! You bet! No question!'" - TU
"If you don't do it, you don't know what might happen." - Harry Callahan, Photographer

06 December 2013

(Fantasy map imagines) the TTC network in 2054

http://www.artsjournal.com/realcleararts/2013/11/smithsonian-launches-a-3d-exploration-initiative.html

What is the common ground between art and science?

 [Paperback] "Imagery in the 21st Century"

http://boingboing.net/2013/11/27/23andme-vs-the-fda-in-less-th.html


Stantec Lightbox Raw'n' Wild from rwild on Vimeo.

(Top 20)  Most Shared Video Ads of 2013

100 most significant 
works of art made since the 1990s

(Call)  Subtle Technologies presents Open Culture: Participatory Practices in Art & Science (16-25 May 2014, Toronto)

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/education/canadas-fall-in-math-education-ranking-sets-off-red-flags/article15730663/

"Any price – many millions, a buck fifty – paid for any work of art is absurd." - Peter Schjeldahl, New Yorker art critic
"When the fear of 'things staying the same' exceeds the fear of 'failure', stuff happens." - The Universe
"wow - I just keep on creating new and more interesting images - to myself at least - and they keep me happy - both creating them and simply viewing them."  - Walter Paul Bebirian
"We can’t say exactly where the boundary is, but we can point to a spot in the sky that’s not cloud and we can point to a spot in the sky that is cloud." - Via
"Nothing, of course, begins at the time you think it did." - Lillian Hellman

02 December 2013

http://www.buzzfeed.com/samir/this-map-of-planes-in-the-air-right-now-will-blow-your-mind

Visualization Meditation for Information Overload

(Schwartz functions) to define a “fuzzy boundary”

Kinematics is a system for 4D printing that creates complex, foldable forms composed of articulated modules   Via

(Book) https://www.facebook.com/pages/Flatterland/112133525469544?nr

Putting Time In Perspective

(Definition) "Sheaf Theory" - things can be different around different localities

Matthew Cusick collages with maps

http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/11/bitcoin-survival-guide/

http://ca.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/987494/interview-josh-schwebels-anti-social-practice

"Your plan may look great, but the parts you are certain about may turn out to fail and the parts that you were not at all sure about, may be the most successful." - @gapingvoid
"It was only walking along the uneven ground between orchard and forest that I realised that I almost never walk on surfaces that aren’t totally flat, level, hard, and constant." -Via
"A professional is an amateur who didn't quit." - Richard Bach
"Invariably, the 5 minutes of inspiration you need to totally rock the world and transform your life, will come at the end of hours, weeks, months, or even years' worth of floundering, frivolity, false starts, and seeming hopelessness (you'll see that those 5 minutes were made possible because of everything that led up to them, and that you never needed to be so critical of yourself or the time it was taking)." - TU
"I view a smART Map the same way an archaeologist views a prime digging site. There are all these wonderful treasures that are buried there and hidden from the rest of the world." - R.B.Wild



20 November 2013

(Map) Girls' Names (in the US since 1960 )

(Virtual tour) http://www.heffel.com/images/vr/2013f_T/Toronto_preview.html

Accurate data visualization: Google Fusion Table

(Public event) presents a comprehensive look into the future of experiential learning

(App) automatically generate posts (by accessing all of your old posts, mixing them up and creating random phrases from them)

(TEDx)  Artists are Hackers (Evan Roth at PantheonSorbonne)

Origami Thanksgiving

http://petapixel.com/2013/05/01/how-to-create-professional-time-lapse-videos-from-start-to-finish/

(Awards Issue)  http://www.varoom-mag.com/?p=6019 (Illustrators)

The Art Gallery of Ontario current Artist in Residence

"The spirit of mathematics is not captured by spending 3 hours solving 20 look-alike homework problems. Mathematics is thinking, comparing, analyzing, inventing, and understanding." - Geometry and the Imagination with Bill Thurston, John Conway, Peter Doyle, and Jane Gilman
"Look to the beauty for truth. And to what hurts, for its beauty." - The Universe
"Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish." - Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters
"Paint like a fiend when the idea possesses you." - Robert Henri
"A good short story would take me out of myself and then stuff me back in, outsized, now, and uneasy with the fit." - David Sedaris
... maps are deliberately disorientating, comprised of hybrid forms and arbitrary connections that defy order and instead celebrate the messy business of cross-cultural exchange

http://www.channel4.com/news/grindr-google-glass-map-technology

Best of Multimedia: Disruptive Innovation in 120 Seconds

Ways to Make Arrows in Photoshop

When Ideas Have Sex:


(Video) Ants as architects

http://www.innovationmanagement.se/2013/11/14/30-ways-to-present-a-new-idea/

http://digitalcanvas.co/2013/11/11/the-edge-making-of/

(Video) Contemporary Art Bubble

http://ca.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/981518/review-the-wrong-biennial-claims-a-stake-for-net-art

"I may not always have climbed to the top, but I'm so thankful to have been on the mountain." - Robert Genn
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament." - Oscar Wilde
"Not what you should do, but what you want to do; let this be your guiding light, forevermore." - The Universe
"Undisciplined, disorderly, and extravagant, ferals disrupt and rewrite practices, places, and cultures."  - Via
"Ars longa, vita brevis, occasio praeceps, experimentum periculosum, iudicium difficile. (life is short, the art/craft/skill long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgement difficult)"  - (attributed to) Hippocrates

19 November 2013

Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts and Technology, an interdisciplinary Organized Research Unit based in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York.

http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-3ds-max/overview

Geometric Paper Shapes

http://photoshoptrainingchannel.com/swap-faces-in-photoshop/

What Instagrams Look Like In Real Life

Annimating a conversation;


Ceramic Window Frit Process

Will You Be the Next Leonardo da Vinci of the Digital World?

(Infographic) http://www.special-education-degree.net/learning-disabilities/

These http://ca.news.yahoo.com/photos/artists-create-baffling-alternate-dimensions-slideshow/

"In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
"Yes, that's right, this is exactly how things look just before your life blasts off ..." - The Universe
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and becomes more, then you are a leader." - John Quincy Adams
"The only person you are destined to become, is the person you decide to be." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Time is a river which sweeps me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger which destroys me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire which consumes me, but I am the fire." - Jorge Luis Borges

08 November 2013

noticed-this-tiny-thing-on-google-maps-and-when-i-zoomed-in

Math Lessons Hidden in The Simpsons

Can You Print A 3D Art Masterpiece?

http://www.innovationmanagement.se/2013/11/01/28-idea-killers/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2013/02/14/15-mmorpgs-to-keep-an-eye-on-in-2013/

Adds 21st technology onto famous masterpieces

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/street-art

http://artprintissues.com/2013/11/limited-editions-versus-open-editions.html

Percolator app (available for the iPad and iPhone) transforms photographs into multicolor mosaics

Art you can walk on

"Prayers are answered later than you hoped, earlier than you feared." - R.B. Wild
"An artist who should not be ignored." - David Cobb, Toronto Star
"Even things you haven't dreamed of will find you." - TU
"A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world." - Edmond De Goncourt
"Artists are blessed because the things we make carry on after us." - Peter Gough

06 November 2013

Google Spreads Billboards Across Its Maps

Dubble : takes user-submitted photos and matches them with that of a complete stranger to produce a new double-image.

Digital Biennale



A Month Of Banksy In Manhattan - So How'd It Go?

http://www.anopticalillusion.com/category/ambigrams/

(Book) Florence & Bahgdad ( Renaissance Art and Arab Science )

http://content.photojojo.com/diy/diy-geometric-wall-decor/

http://artprintissues.com/2013/06/how-to-sell-art-to-interior-designers.html

http://www.wtc7.net/foreknowledge.html

"I vowed that no matter how corrupted or commercial I was to become as an artist, I would always put the simple love of painting before all." - Robert Genn
"I link therefore I am." - Eric Ward
"Keep dreaming, stay busy, and be happy, and your collaborator, curator, gallerist, collector, agent, director, publisher, biographer, and Oprah will all beat a path to your door. You magnet." - The Universe
"Every man is the painter and the sculptor of his own life." - St. John Chrysostom
"Young men are fitter to invent than to judge; fitter for execution than for counsel; and fitter for new projects than for settled business." - Francis Bacon

04 November 2013

(Map) Scariest place in the World (where more than 200 of the top-rated horror films of all-time took place)

GPS-enabled shoes (that light your way and have progress bars to tell you how close you are to your destination)

http://www.gamesforchange.org/play/foldit/

Highest resolution Machu Picchu image

Estate clearance sale

Banksy slams new One World Trade Center

http://www.kiics.eu/en/Art-Science-Incubation/Overview/

http://nakedgeometry.tumblr.com/

http://thispageisaboutwords.com/mark-twains-top-9-tips-living-kick-ass-life/

(Definition) "kismet" :  ˈkɪzmɛt,-mɪt,-s-/ noun 1. destiny; fate.  synonyms: fortune, providence, the stars, God's will, what is written in the stars, one's doom, one's portion, one's lot in life, karma, predestination, preordination, predetermination, what is to come, the writing on the wall

"If it keeps up man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger." - Frank Lloyd Wright
"The greatest works of art I find are the ones that are a real struggle to view. (My heart was racing)." - Pamela Farber
"Sad is the life that gives without realizing how much, in turn, it receives." - TU
"Art is no fringe attached to the garment, and no amusement that is added to life, but a most serious power in our present existence." - Abraham Kuyper
"Just got back from the art fair and I was thinking man all this art is so fucking tidy and neat well thought out...and impersonal I will make my art more messy and absurd and random and real." - Casey Joseph McGlynn

31 October 2013

Map lists countries by bizarre factoids

(3D printing site) http://www.shapeways.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mnemonics_in_trigonometry

Research is based on the “refuse”, the “leftovers”, the “failures” and their function in the process of scientific research

(Book)  http://www.amazon.com/Telematic-Embrace-Visionary-Technology-Consciousness/dp/0520218035/greatmap-20

http://artreview.com/digitalhttp://artreview.com/digital//

http://nypost.com/2013/10/20/jfks-brain-went-missing-and-rfk-may-have-swiped-it/

Zig-Zag Definition of Pseudo-arc

http://www.gairdner.org/content/about-foundation

Eye Contact May Make People Resistant to Persuasion

 "Be on guard against those who help others in the name of sacrifice, selflessness, or altruism, instead of in the name of joy. (Because usually, they don't really help all that much)." - The Universe
"My own words take me by surprise and teach me what to think." - Maurice Merleau-Ponty, French philosopher, 1908-1961
"I know who I am and what I'm a part of. The maps speak when words can't." - R.B.Wild (after Neil Young)
"Often, in science, the most important things can reveal themselves in the littlest ways." - Dr. Tony Pawson  Via
"My-mother-said-to-me-if-you-are-a-soldier-you-will-become-a-general-if-you-are-a-monk-you-will-become-the-pope-instead-i-was-a-painter-and-became-picasso." - Pablo Picasso

29 October 2013

How Ancient Cartographers Mapped the World

Nifty Data Visualization Sites

Fatal Light Awareness Program (FLAP) addresses the issue of birds in collisions with buildings

Perceptions of Promise: Biotechnology, Society and Art (interdisciplinary and collaborative project)

http://blog.kanojo.de/2011/02/20/menger-sponge-paper-mode-wip/

http://www.we-need-money-not-art.com/

(wild Artist) http://artsy.net/artist/shane-hope

(Graffiti) http://www.torontoisawesome.com/reel-talk/reel-talk-roaming-focus-presents-hashtaggin/

More Artists Representing Themselves at Art Toronto

http://canadacouncil.ca/en/council/grants-and-prizes/past%20recipients

"For a man to achieve all that is demanded of him he must regard himself as greater than he is." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"You can’t catch fish without having your fly in the water." - Anon
"Everywhere new ideas, new achievements. How can one possibly look on idly, and not, with every fiber of one's being, desire to take part?" - Erich Mendelsohn, architect
"I drew my first map because I wanted to look at it." - R.B. Wild (after Toni Morrison)
"It’s your place in the world; it’s your life. Go on and do all you can with it, and make it the life you want to live." - Mae Jemison

24 October 2013

Visualizing Occupation: Freedom of movement (Series)

Sierpinski tetrahedron  (3D version of the Sierpinski triangle, stage 5 I think. There are 4096 of the smallest triangles and 1024 of the smallest tetrahedrons. The model has 499994 faces)

MindMapping Pearls

Newest New Media: The GIF

(Journal) Aesthetics & Protest

GRAND NEC Media Artists and Scientist Collaboration grant pilot program

http://artsy.net/gene/cyberculture

(Video) How Advanced Mathematics Can Support "New Economic Thinking"

http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/mind-blowing-tricks-every-iphone-and-ipad-user-should-know

http://www.simonsingh.net/Simpsons_Mathematics/


"Stick with it, keep pressing, because the rewards are greater than you can imagine." - TU
"The question isn’t who is going to let me; it’s who is going to stop me." - Ayn Rand
"I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." - Lewis Carroll
"We must always change, renew and rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Artists may not always be big, but they need never be small." - Robert Genn

23 October 2013

(Map) Toronto Visible Minorities

NOT EXACTLY ROCKET SCIENCE: ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS WORKING TOGETHER

(David Bowie is) opening night GIF projections

(Digital Art Theorist)  http://www.amazon.com/Roy-Ascott/e/B001HCS0NY/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1382305993&sr=1-2-en

http://www.tedxtoronto.com/talkshttp://www.tedxtoronto.com/talks//

Relationship of Knowledge Management with Sport

Walter Craig Appointed Next Director of the Fields Institute

http://artsy.net/art-toronto?utm_source=toronto-fair&utm_campaign=art-toronto-email

(Artist talk) at AGM;


(Mildly Edited) Historical Quotes

"You can’t fall if you don’t climb.  But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground." - Unknown
“If you can’t fly, then run; if you can’t run, then walk; if you can’t walk, then crawl; but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.” - Martin Luther King
"When I paint, the ocean roars. Others merely paddle in their bath." - Salvador Dali
"I'm on the outside, and I have no interest in getting in." - R.B. Wild
"Even for very volatile stocks, you have to think like a business owner, not a casino visitor." - Chris Umiastowski

21 October 2013

(Interactive Map) RISING SEAS

Bit.ly Media Map (Details)

Using holograms, 3D projection mapping, dance

(Interactive Music Video) Turns Your Facebook Profile Into An Animated Hawk

Targeting Weird Niche Audiences

Create Multi-Dimensional Spaces Of Imaginary Landscapes

The iOS Controlled Bug

Gestalt Theory of Visual Perception

(Survey) How scientists look at art

Young woman transforms into senior using only makeup

"The modern map is answering, in much more personal, complex and interesting ways, the question, 'Where am I?'" - Via
"Artists of all stripes are particularly favoured to develop a high degree of awe. Our profession demands that we see more than others and apply our love and talent to exploit it." - Robert Genn
"The 50-50-90 rule: Anytime you have a 50-50 chance of getting something right...there's a 90% probability you'll get it wrong." - Anon
"All else you may ever ask for during the rest of your entire life and beyond, will still be far less than what you already have." - The Universe
"City people are usually just small town people with insanely ridiculous dreams." - Via

16 October 2013

The Great Circle Mapper

Cartography in the digital age

(20 min PodCast)What’s New in Augmented Reality?

Visual artist Cindy Blažević will be Osgoode’s inaugural Artist in Residence.  

Photoshop skills every photographer should know

Interactive mural creation

The Creators Project is a global network celebrating creativity, culture and technology

Metal with small flaws and cracks can heal itself when tension is applied — if you pull it apart, it puts itself back together.

Border village documentary shows hope and despair

http://ca.shine.yahoo.com/blogs/shine-on/young-woman-transforms-senior-using-only-makeup-143810144.html
Before After
(Bought a piece from) http://buffalorising.com/2012/11/buffalo-society-of-artists-patti-harris/    http://www.pattiharris.com/

"Everything you want is on the other side of fear." - Jack Canfield
"Paying for something is an intentional act of buying something way better than the free alternative." - Seth Godin
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament." - Oscar Wilde
"The feeling of awed wonder that science can give us is one of the highest experiences of which the human psyche is capable." - Richard Dawkins
"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be." - Lao Tzu

11 October 2013

The battle to map Antarctica

Map-like Collages Made With Thousands Of 3D-Printed Plastic Models

Early Visualizations Of Disease

(How to) Cinemagraphics From video

Aging GIFs

Transform Any Image Into An Emoji Mosaic

Digital? Artist: http://www.jazzberryblue.com

The Beginner's Guide to the Hashtag

Why the Higgs boson discovery changed everything

It’s Always Time for a Midlife Crisis

every 5th image is mine
"E V E R Y O N E has issues... everyone. Even those who don't seem like it. Because without issues, NOTHING WOULD BE WORTHWHILE." - TU
"Life is very dangerous and few survive it." - Yarn
"Every situation is composed of two elements—an area of attention, and an area of inattention. The area of attention is the figure, and the area of inattention is the ground. Another word for ground is medium." - Eric McLuhan
"Sometimes you have to explode yourself." - @JDovercourt (advice given to a friend)
"The world is full of magic things patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper."-  W. B. Yeats, Irish poet

10 October 2013

http://kellianderson.com/blog/2010/09/handkermap/

Your Artist Statement: Explaining the Unexplainable

Small cubes with no exterior moving parts can propel themselves forward, jump on top of each other, and snap together

Lenticular 3D pigment prints  Examples

(Beginner’s guide to) YouTube

Artist Brings Van Gogh Paintings To Life With 3D Animation And Visual Mapping

heart+math+bumperstickers

(Examples) Gesture GIFs

http://www.posterone.com/poster/outdoor-vinyl

The Eyes Are Windows Into the Soul

"Reality can not be expressed without words, and reality can not be expressed with words." - Zen koan
"As we grow more experienced, our decisions become more intuitive, our hunches better based upon our understanding of and experience with underlying principles." - @gapingvoid
"You've done better than you know. You've helped more than you realize. And you're closer than you think." - The Universe
"The Foole doth thinke he is wise, but the wiseman knowes himselfe to be a Foole." - William Shakespeare (As You Like It, 1599)
"Art is something new, every time, and art might not work, precisely because it's new, because it's human and because it seeks to connect." - Seth Godin

09 October 2013

Will emergent digital work that aims to graft art, science and technology continue to be shown in museums?

50 Illustrator Tutorials Every Designer Should See

3D-printed Paintings

What it means to be a curator in the digital age

Einstein had more extensive connections between certain parts of his cerebral hemispheres

Tech-Focused Graffiti

http://www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca/2013-event/extension.html

(Review5-STAR Speakeasy Contemporary at AWOL Gallery

http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/show/arcade-fire---here-comes-the-night-time-2

Is War A Fundamental Part Of Our Culture?  

"Do you think it would be as much fun if you could guarantee that some of your dreams would come true, by forgoing others?" - TU
"May you live every day of your life.” - Jonathan Swift
"I can live today like there's no tomorrow, because I lived yesterday like there is." - R.B. Wild
"... the image must be something that becomes, not something that is." - YAACOV AGAM, 1971 Via
"All things are worthy of interest and study, including the tiniest animalcule or flower, and the universe itself." - Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)

07 October 2013

(Map) World Drainage Basins

Creating Content for Digital Holograms

(Fractal) jerusalem-cube 

(2min talk) From creation to curation

LenticularART

http://artsciencecollective.ca/

Political Bias Ruins Your Ability to do Math

Projecting still images onto monumental sculptures

http://dontpkethebear.com/uncategorized/recreating-ridiculous-family-pictures/

(Official Music Video) Atlas Genius - Trojans

"Just busy yourself doing what you most want, among the choices now before you, and before long your life's purpose will find you." - TU
http://bit.ly/GgBLW for more
MachUpMap
"Is It Just Me Or Do Artist Statements Sound Pretentious?" - Via
"I've gotten over the fact that every record you make has to be on an equal footing." - Elvis Costello
"Although you don’t see me, it doesn't mean I don’t work." - Ask! action slogan by Revolt Social Workers, Ljubljana
"Five hundred years ago, no painter would talk to you about ideas, or even impact. Painters merely painted. Today, you don't need a brush to be an artist, but you do need to want to make change." - Via


03 October 2013

(Map) Gun crime in NYC

Annals of Improbable Research

Bostonians Vote On New Subway Map

Recent old-school revivalism has brought the GIF back as the perfect low-tech vessel to disseminate today's pop-culture memes

http://www.rbc.com/community-sustainability/community/emerging-artists/rbc-painting-competition.html

(Art E-zine)  http://mondayartpost.com/current

(Outline) YOU AS A BRAND

http://artistsinspireartists.com/

Side-barred at "Information Visualization " SI649, fall 2013 course

BOARDS NEED ACCOUNTABILITY

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened." - Dr.Seuss 
"You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new." - Steve Jobs
"Here's a hint on figuring out your life's purpose: It almost never lies behind the door marked, 'Just be logical'." - The Universe
"Imagine running a marathon every day for 143 straight days. On the highway. Alone. In winter. On one leg. With lung cancer." -Via
"If you understand a painting beforehand, you might as well not paint it." - Salvador Dali

02 October 2013

The World’s Largest Ungoverned Space

Paradoxes experienced by artist-thinkers

(20 min presentation) 'The Urban Interface'

Average Faces of Women and Men Around the World

(New Media show) http://phatt-b.tumblr.com/exhibition

ART+TECH BLOG

Should Artists Show in “Vanity” Galleries?

(Rationality, Intuition and Emotion) exploring an artistic process

How Costello and Questlove made one of the year’s most talked-about albums

http://www.wildresearch.org/

"Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance." - Confucius
"If you understand the principles, you can choose your own method." - Hugh MacLeod
"'To express one's inner self so that others can understand you, is' ... not my priority as an artist." - R.B. Wild  (after Author unknown)
"There's no room for guilt or doubt, and little need for hesitancy or half measures." - The Universe
"Go to heaven for the climate and hell for the company." - Mark Twain

01 October 2013

How to Feel About Space and Time Maybe Not Existing

http://www.reddotblog.com/wordpress/index.php/taking-the-leap-making-art-your-full-time-profession

SHIFT-IT Visual Coaching System

http://www.facebook.com/ConversationsfromtheTorontoArtWorld

http://www.dailyartfixx.com/category/art/collage/

http://lightpaintingphotography.com/light-painting-history/

Wall Decal Ideas

(Version of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," renamed) "Bohemian Gravity," with new lyrics explaining string theory in just 8 minutes

http://www.desmog.ca/2013/09/20/david-schindler-unmuzzle-government-scientists



"I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who had practiced one kick 10,000 times." - Bruce Lee
"Don't ask me why, but sometimes you just have to ask for what you want, twice." - The Universe
"A man is about as big as the things that make him angry." - Winston Churchill
"Success isn't about having more. It's about knowing what you are willing to give up to get what you really want." - Chin-Ning Chu
"What?! Why am I a part of this?" - The horse you rode in on (Via @Pausedesigns)

30 September 2013

Indoor Map Apps On the Rise

See the “image to transform” transformed (by some percentage of the difference between the “transform dimension” images).

Collage/Assemblage Centennial - 1912-2012

How The Perception Of Scarcity Changes The Way You Think

(E-learning Infographics) http://www.onlineschools.org/visual-academy/

iOS7:  Reasons NOT to Update Your iPhone, iPad

http://www.artnet.com/insights/art-market-trends/interview-with-graffiti-artist-zevs.asp#at_pco=tcb-1.0&at_tot=5&at_ab=-&at_pos=0

New emoticons

Large Designs for T-shirsts

http://patriotsquestion911.com/engineers.html

"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing." - George Bernard Shaw
"The language of art is celestial in origin, and can only be understood by the chosen." - El Greco
"At the beginning of the Portal development process, we sat down as a group to decide what philosopher or school of philosophy our game would be based on. That was followed by about 15 minutes of silence, and then someone mentioned that a lot of people like cake." - Erik Wolpaw, writer of Portal  Via
"El Greco knew full well of his habitual tendency and made spiritual hay out of it: "The language of art is celestial in origin," he said, "and can only be understood by the chosen."
"Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it, without knowing what's going to happen next. Delicious Ambiguity." - Gilda Radner

27 September 2013

400-year-old  map on display

How to Let 999 Flowers Die (For innovation to flourish, variation must go hand in hand with selection)

(Art Show by) JUST A CONSPIRACY OF CARTOGRAPHERS, THEN?

ClippingMagic.com  Remove Image Backgrounds (Instantly create masks, cutouts, and clipping paths online)

http://www.helloresolven.com/betas/gifbrewery/  $5 at AppStore

http://www.tumblr.com/tagged/artists-on-tumblr

Movie Posters

http://tpff.ca/

How to reset default programs to open files?

(Definition) 'pro·pin·qui·ty'   The state of being close to someone or something; proximity
Synonyms; vicinity - nearness - proximity - closeness

"Only take a half-step when you are hesitant to take a whole." - R.B Wild
"I hate getting flashbacks from things I don't want to remember." - @ThingsToDo2013
"Happiness arrives not in the absence of problems, but in the absence of rules about when you can feel it. Just let it be." - The Universe
"It has been said of America, that it is a system designed by geniuses, so that it could be run by idiots." - Thomas Friedman, The Lexus and the Olive Tree
"The good life is a process, not a state of being. It is a direction, not a destination." - Carl Rogers

26 September 2013

New mapping tool for environmental impact statements
Research matters because jazz improvisation can build stronger communities

Projection Mapping Demo at the Felt lab

An Algorithm That Makes a Computer Paint Like a Human

http://www.onlineschools.org/visual-academy/is-online-learning-right-for-me/

Map Monsters

(Video) Sacred Geometry Explained

(Time-lapse Artist)  https://vimeo.com/randyhoffmann/videos

(Kid's book) http://mostlysignssomeportents.tumblr.com/post/60840793023/wild-sweet-picture-book-about-a-feral-child-who-wont

"Artists are mystics rather than rationalists. They leap to conclusions that logic cannot reach." -   LeWitt, 1969
"Nobody is who they are based upon one decision, one day, one path, one chance, one relationship, or one anything else." - TU
"The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead, there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark…" - Virginia Woolf
"A great idea three-quarters implemented is worthless." - R.B. Wild
"Every step the mind takes in its progress towards Knowledge makes some discovery, which is not only new, but the best too, for the time at least." - John Locke (1632-1704)

25 September 2013

http://wikiproject.oii.ox.ac.uk/mapping_wikipedia/

Taking a break and distracting the mind can lead to higher-quality decision making

http://creativemapping.blogspot.ca/search/label/map%20art

Cool Infographics, the book

Chakana (or Inca Cross) construction method

Apple posts official iPhone 5s/5c schematics

http://iso.canadianart.ca/microsites/galleryhop/hopday.php#tour4

One of America’s foremost collagists

Pricing Artwork Done in a New Style or Media

Japanese paper hinges

"The lottery is a tax on people who don’t understand math."- @Pausedesigns
"... at the end of every day, what you have and who you are is entirely a function of your thoughts, beliefs, and expectations." - The Universe
"You must study the Masters but guard the original style that beats within your soul and put to the sword those who would try to steal it." - El Greco, 1541-1614
"Art ... it all depends how you look at it." - R.B. Wild
"Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door."- Kyle Chandler

24 September 2013

Mapping military missions

http://dailyxy.com/article/how-to-make-a-globe/

http://www.iftf.org/our-work/global-landscape/human-settlement/california-dreaming-map/

(VIDEO) Science and art in unison

Chartists In Residence

http://thenextweb.com/lifehacks/2013/09/12/10-things-you-should-never-say-during-presentations-2/

http://www.theartnewspaper.com/articles/Jurys-still-out-on-Amazon-Art/30333

http://www.1968magazine.com/index.cfm?pagePath=INTERVIEWS/ARTISTS/CHRISTIAN_MCLEOD&id=52420

(Dylan Reibling short) http://www.bravofact.com/2013/08/07/stage-to-screen-silent-garden-2013/

(Book) Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

"Virtus est optimus (Valour is best)." - Kjerkius Gennius,  Roman poet and philosopher, 36BC
"Ideas don't change the world, people do." - yourontarioresearch.ca
"What is the difference between those guys who do change the world and everyone who just 'dies trying'?" - gapingvoid.com
"Throughout your entire life you've moved mountains, averted disasters, and orchestrated the most thrilling of comebacks, clutches and coincidences. So what's the big deal now?" - The Universe
"If you don’t have a cause, get one." - Arianna Huffington

23 September 2013

The Racial Dot Map

The Bizarre Border Between Canada And The United States

(Projection Mapping)... cardboard tetrahedrons, a projector and an iMac

Hi-Tech 3D Origami

Maps as Art, Art as Maps  Via: http://geographer-at-large.blogspot.ca/

Want To Be More Creative? A Little Mess Is Good (Disorderly environments seem to inspire breaking free of tradition, which can produce fresh insights)

Japanese collage artist

http://twittercounter.com/pages/account_check

(Video) Can You Trust Your Eyes?

http://www.screenartdigital.com/screenartdigitalblog.html

"The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost." - Gilbert K. Chesterton
"Good things come to those that wait, but only the things left by those that hustle." - Chris Gorman
"... it’s better to be talented and successful than talented and obscure." - Via
"For artists who might continue to thrive, rarity needs to be built in to what we do, both in our understanding of our times and the daily conduct of our creative lives." - Robert Genn
"Life's not about learning to find your power, it's about learning to use it." - TU

20 September 2013

http://mappery.com/user.php?name=RiversRme

(Discussion) DOES ART SCIENCE COLLABORATION CONTRIBUTE IN ANY WAY TO 
SUCCESSFUL SCIENTIFIC PRACTICE ?

Bing overhauls video search

(Video) Extracting Editable Objects from a Single Photo

Internet imagery collages

How easy is it to copy a famous painting?

Arcade Fire Unveil New Interactive Video

http://pinterest.com/mjmediart/street-art/?goback=%2Egde_138530_member_268459722

(Paperback) "How to Live Together", Roland Barthes

10 tips for selling at an art show

"Not everyone will understand your journey. That’s fine. It’s not their journey to make sense of. It’s yours!" - Via
"Creative people respond better when they feel they’ve been heard." - Lorne Michaels
"To laugh is to risk being called sentimental
To reach out to another is to risk Involvement
To expose feelings is to risk showing your true self
To place your ideas and your dreams before the crowd is to risk being called naive
To hope is to risk despair and to try is to risk failure
Only the person who risks is truly free." - Leo Buscaglia, Living, Loving and Learning
"If it isn't documented, it never happened." - R.B. Wild
"When you were born, you were, for however brief an amount of time, the youngest person on the planet. " - Via