28 November 2014

http://online.wsj.com/articles/in-era-of-google-maps-fans-of-paper-maps-refuse-to-fold-1415317412

VJ projection software : http://resolume.com/software/

http://www.vizworld.com/2014/11/ebay-debuts-interactive-art-installation-in-new-york-city

https://www.facebook.com/MAKELAB.CA

(Heavy oil painter) http://nicolekatsuras.com/Contemporary_Art_of_Nicole_Katsuras/Work.html (collaborator?)

THE COMMONS OF AGGREGATION: THE CASE FOR NET ART AS PUBLIC ART

(Videos) After Effects: How to Render Faster and Easier

ZIP Extractor is a free open-source application for decompressing ZIP files into Google Drive.

http://thespiritscience.net/2014/05/27/new-understanding-of-time-changes-the-way-we-see-the-world/

https://www.epiloglaser.com/how-it-works/laser-photo-gallery.htm

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana├»s Nin
"My wish is that we might progressively lose confidence in what we believe and the things we consider stable and secure, in order to remind ourselves of the infinite number of things still waiting to be discovered." - Antoni Tapies
"Whatever one doesn't like, they can rethink." - TU
"Life is a great big canvas, and you should throw all the paint on it you can." - Danny Kaye
"Opportunity dances with those on the dance floor." - Anonymous

25 November 2014

(Map) US rivers in the contiguous 48 of rivers

http://www.decolonizing.ps/site/deparcelization/

Record the sometimes fleeting moments when science becomes art

New York Hall of Science

(Animation) Wood-planing

http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/oct/28/-sp-where-on-earth-berlin-wall-25-years-fall

http://hyperallergic.com/162244/the-downside-of-art-going-viral/

http://blog.twitpic.com/2014/10/twitpics-future/

Vine animation: 

http://recode.net/2014/11/10/silicon-valley-rolls-out-the-red-carpet-for-science/

"Having too many ideas can be dangerous. Part of what comes with seeing connections no one else sees is that not all of these connections actually exist." - Via
"Today we have the opportunity to change." - The World
"Do you know what happens in time and space just before something really incredible happens? ... Absolutely nothing. At least not in the physical world. So if, perchance, it appears that absolutely nothing is happening in your life right now... consider it a sign." - The Universe
"... showing up day in and day out without fail is the surest way to achieve lasting success." - Via
http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/05/23/the-long-game/
"Security is mostly a superstition." - Helen Keller

21 November 2014

(Hardcover)  A History of the 20th Century in 100 Maps

(Video) Challenges in Defining an Israeli-Palestinian Border

http://planetsave.com/2014/11/07/science-inspires-art-brain-exhibition-opens-nyc-photo-feature/

(Goldsmiths' University) Postgraduate module After New Media has now been released as an open access, online course

ZERO art

http://trendinghot.net/what-playing-a-musical-instrument-does-to-your-brain/

Digital artists

(Privacy)  https://medium.com/matter/heres-why-public-wifi-is-a-public-health-hazard-dd5b8dcb55e6

http://thespiritscience.net/2014/10/21/how-to-induce-lucid-dreaming/

The Singing Comet http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2014/11/12/4126840.htm

"The mightiest works start with the smallest steps." - TU
"The main thing is to be moved, to love, to hope, to tremble, to live." - Auguste Rodin
"No amount of effort can save you from oblivion." - Kurt Cobain
"Damn it, it looks okay, and it looks like it's mine." - Robert Genn
"Because you cannot tame something so happily wild…" - Via
http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/11/17/emily-hughes-wild/

17 November 2014

Mapping the world’s most vulnerable human settlements

http://archnet.org/collections/796

http://archive.bridgesmathart.org/

(Animations) Famous Thought Experiments (60 Seconds Each)

http://www.theomenmag.com/issues/theomenmag_issue_12.pdf

People don’t actually like creativity

DIY Pop-Up Photos

Artist and Designer friendly laser cutting : http://torontolaserservices.com/

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/nov/02/berlin-wall-came-down-25-years-ago-dont-build-another

Notes on the Dome of the Rock

"'Can you give me a painting for free?' she was asked on a frequent basis. Um, obviously! I don't need income, food or a place to live. I can have those things in my imagination. I am an artist, after all." - Via
"May there always be work for your hands to do;
May your purse always hold a coin or two;
May the sun always shine on your windowpane;
May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain;
May the hand of a friend always be near you;
May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you.
And may you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows you're dead." - IRISH FRIENDSHIP WISH
"Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate. Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" -  Ronald Reagan, US president
"To live creatively is a choice. You must make a commitment to your own mind and the possibility that you will not be accepted. You have to let go of satisfying people, often even yourself." - ?
"Life really is all about love, but not just loving those who love you." - TU

11 November 2014

(The Most Detailed Maps) Midterm Elections 

(Interactive Map) Middle East Relationships

http://www.stylist.co.uk/life/beautiful-illustration-of-linguistic-family-tree-shows-origins-of-the-worlds-most-popular-languages

(Topography Map) laser etched into plexi-glass

http://www.geometricmadimuseum.org/about.php

(tedX Talk) The Decline of Play

Artist (installation / performance)

Sacred Geometry Art

http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/nov/03/east-german-punks-berlin-wall-radical-art-stunt

New Karen O album 'Crush Songs'

"For us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business."- T.S. Eliot
"Storytelling is part of human continuity." - Robert Redford
"If civilization is to survive, it must live on the interest, not the capital, of nature." - Ronald Wright
"It's odd how people like to be told what they already know, as if being told makes it more real. " - TU
"A line is a dot that went for a walk." - Paul Klee, German painter

07 November 2014

(Interactive map) Human cost of flu, bubonic plague and Ebola globally

http://www.brainpickings.org/2012/10/23/faking-it-met/  (150 Years of Image Manipulation Before Photoshop)

http://phys.org/news/2013-02-probability-quantum-physics.html#nRl

http://photomediationsmachine.net/2014/09/29/algorithms-in-art/

Rules for creative success in the Internet age 

http://www.anothermag.com/current/view/3318/Top_10_Collage_Artists

(Dylan's latest short movie) "Silent Garden"

http://forums.sketchup.com/


http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/peru/machu-picchu/your-machu-picchu-photos/

"Treat everyone exactly the way you would treat them as if you had already 'arrived'." - The Universe
"A work of art does not answer questions, it provokes them." - Leonard Bernstein, 'The Unanswered Question' lecture at Harvard University, 1976
"If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?" - T.S. Eliot
"To be universally liked is to be relatively ignored. To be disliked by some is to be loved all the more by others." - Via
"Be the only one in the world who does what you do. How you do it. Surprise people." - gapingvoid

04 November 2014

OpenStreetMap and mathematics reveals there are only four unique city topologies

(Video) http://www.waterstones.com/blog/2013/10/jerry-brotton-what-are-maps-for

http://www.mosaicmathart.org/about-bridges/

https://www.facebook.com/groups/islamicgeometricdesign/

Museum on the Seam :  displaying contemporary art that deals with different aspects of the socio-political reality around Jerusalem

http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/10/guerilla-mosaic-artist-now-filling-chicago-potholes-with-flowers/

http://hyperallergic.com/69997/some-of-the-best-reponses-to-my-kid-could-do-that/

Toronto Street Artist list

WTC7 videos

http://www.theverge.com/2014/10/27/7068363/apple-imac-with-retina-5k-display-review

"... the most creative people are always explorers quite literally in the way that Magellan, Columbus, or Lewis and Clark were explorers, aiming for the regions of our most manifest ignorance." - Robert Root-Bernstein, Department of Physiology, Michigan State University
"If you take your time you'll have more of it." - The Universe
"The point about unusual ideas has to be their proximity to madness. Creativity is the ultimate adrenaline rush. If you have what you consider a fantastic concept, you must drive it to the precipice. If you don’t take it to the edge, you’ve chickened out." - George Lois
"In art, which comes first? -- the question or the creation of something that sets up the cosmic pondering?" - Sara Genn
"WE ARE YOUNG, WE ARE STRONG, WE AREN'T LOOKIN 4 WHERE WE BELONG." - Jake English