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


(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


Best of Multimedia: Disruptive Innovation in 120 Seconds

Ways to Make Arrows in Photoshop

When Ideas Have Sex:

(Video) Ants as architects



(Video) Contemporary Art Bubble


"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.


Geometric Paper Shapes


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


Math Lessons Hidden in The Simpsons

Can You Print A 3D Art Masterpiece?



Adds 21st technology onto famous masterpieces



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?


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




"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)


Highest resolution Machu Picchu image

Estate clearance sale

Banksy slams new One World Trade Center




(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