27 June 2014


(Triangle zooming illusion animation) https://vine.co/v/MHAb9IuKKK5

10 Coolest Mathematics Results

(Art Show) http://artefuse.com/2014/06/15/fuzzy-geometry-by-sydney-blum-at-kim-foster-gallery-12345/

(Book) Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity   Via

(Definition) "Combinatory play" : Innovation (and creative thinking) results when you effectively combine two or more ideas, domains or mindsets that have not been combined in quite the same way before

(Past event) http://www.growshapes.com/blog/619-cartography-art-mapping-calif-college-of-arts-san-francisco


(Angell Gallery)  https://www.torontodigitalprojects.com/

15 things you didn't know about Napoleon Dynamite

"We can’t all be the next Da Vinci, Einstein and Picasso. But while we’re here, I think we should try to walk with the giants. Even if we get trampled on occasionally." - @gapingvoid
"All of the forms of effective surprise grow out of a combinatorial activity — a placing of things in new perspectives." - Bruner
"The art world is only like a thousand people." - Maurizio Cattelan

"There was a time in the life of every hero, champion, master, and tycoon, when they said to themselves, 'I will not wait any longer.' And no matter how near or far away their dream then seemed, they began to take action, every day, no matter what. (No matter what.)" - The Universe
"Share what you love, and the people who love the same things will find you." - Kleon

24 June 2014

Voice control of maps


COLLIDING WORLDS:  How Cutting-Edge Science Is Redefining Contemporary Art

Labyrinth Artist :  http://walkingcircles.wordpress.com/


http://www.sciartcenter.org/ :   a space to collaborate across disciplines with your teram, and a science-art community to join



(Call)  nfb.ca/interactivehaiku

Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) of Jerusalem is a national science institution devoted to academic research.

"Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary." - Boris Pasternak
"It's the one with a certain and definite dream, who boldly steps into the uncertain and indefinite, who goes the farthest." - TU
"If You Think You’re Hot, You’re Probably Not; If You Think You’re Not, You’re Probably Not So Bad…" - Christopher Lynn
"Open your mind, and Let the pictures out." - William S. Burrows
"In order to control myself I must first accept myself by going with, and not against, my nature." - Bruce Lee

16 June 2014

Perspectives on the Great War (Map Exhibition)

http://www.herngyi.com/modular-polyhedra-from-waterbomb-base-units.html   ... researching the math behind origami ...

(Example) early first step discussions leading to data becoming truly open

The Copycat Academy Submissions (Luminato Festival)

(New BBC show) The Great Antiques Map of Britain 






"What if everything was not only working out just fine, but today, as things are, you're actually way ahead of plan?" - TU
"I cannot bring together two ideas that you do not interpose yourself between them." - Balzac
"Passion, like discriminating taste, grows on its use. You more likely act yourself into feeling than feel yourself into action." - Jerome Bruner  Via
''The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.'' - Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)
"Be still when you have nothing to say, but when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot." - D. H. Lawrence

12 June 2014


World Map of Stereotypes

Triangular Grids


Loop Portrait Series  Via

Ushahidi is a non-profit tech company that develops free and open source software for information collection, visualization and interactive mapping



How to play piano by ear

WTC7 Popular Mechanics

"How lovely this world is, really: one simply has to look." - Joyce Carol Oates
"My life is full of mistakes. They're like pebbles that make a good road." - Beatrice Wood, ceramic artist
"No one’s fated or doomed to love anyone. The accidents happen…" - Adrienne Rich
"You can have (or have not) whatever you are capable of pretending you have (or have not)." - TU
"If you can map it, it exists." - R.B.Wild (after John Devlin)

06 June 2014

TileMill :  https://www.mapbox.com/tilemill/

(Open Source Mapping) crisismapping.org


SketchUp Mobile Viewer for iPad : mobile app that lets you navigate and present models on Apple tablets. You can also search 3D Warehouse and download models for offline viewing.

(Videos)  Origami

smART Map Slideshow:


What the Heck is a Bitcoin


(Bobbleheads) http://www.bobblebobble.com/about-us.html

"... this 'cut-up method,' as Burroughs called it, was central to whatever he thought he was doing, and that he quite literally believed it to be akin to magic." - Via
"I'm on cloud 100." -Stacey N.
"It's simply a matter of applying who you already are to what you now face. That's all that matters." - TU
"No science, in itself, misleads. Error resides in who ignores it." - Miguel de Cervantes
"... art may be bad, good or indifferent, but, whatever adjective is used, we must call it art, and bad art is still art in the same way that a bad emotion is still an emotion." - Marcel Duchamp

05 June 2014




Colloquia, seminars and talks by physicist Stephen W. Morris

Global-warming (?);

CAFKA-preview from Dylan Reibling on Vimeo


Audio/ visual Mash-ups : http://www.waxaudio.com.au/video

(Define) "cryptomnesia" ;  occurs when a forgotten memory returns without it being recognized as such by the subject, who believes it is something new and original

In terms of digital art, I've barely scratched the surface

Twine : open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories

"Kids need time to be bored; that is how creativity is born." - Melanie Jean Juneau
"Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you're already in heaven now." - Jack Kerouac
"What could be quicker than beginning with where you are, or easier than starting with what you've got?" - TU
"People have a hard time accepting anything that overwhelms them." - Bob Dylan
"I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of fulfillment, but precisely how you arrive at your true calling is an intricate and highly individual dance of discovery." - Maria Popova

03 June 2014

Story Map : http://www.jump2spot.com/

(Map) http://www.slate.com/blogs/business_insider/2014/04/11/the_most_underrated_college_in_each_state_map.html?wpisrc=obnetwork

(Open Street Mapping)  https://openpaths.cc

Map Sculptures

Animation Maker :  https://vine.co/v/MdwMr0Y2PJW

(Definition) 'Illusurary Superiority' : a cognitive bias that causes people to overestimate their positive qualities and abilities and to underestimate their negative qualities, relative to others

(Seminar)  http://www.classicalpursuits.com/programs/art-islamic-art-architecture-a-mirror-of-the-cosmos/

Illustrated Guide to the Biggest Dragons

33 Breathtaking Bridges Around The World

"The artist has but one idea.  He is born with it and spends a lifetime developing it and making it breathe." - Henri Matisse
"Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before." - Neil Gaiman
"Without an opposing 'They', it is difficult to build a strong 'We'." - R.B.Wild
"Here's a clue on how to know when new experiences, like you've never experienced before, are about to transform your life, even though nothing seems to be happening. For the first time in your life, even though nothing seems to be happening, you start saying and doing things that you've never said or done before." - The Universe
"When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense." - Kahlil Gibran