28 October 2011

Science Museum Arts Projects

Paper Polyhedra 

Antique Maps and Globes

Scher started painting maps because it forces her to have patience, a trait she lacks in daily life

Vaughan City Hall

Why we’re preoccupied with being occupied

(Video) Final Moments

"Everything you can imagine is real." - Pablo Picaso
"If the Sun and Moon should doubt, They’d immediately Go out." - William Blake, Auguries of Innocence
"No man drowns if he perseveres in praying to God – and can swim." - Russian Proverb
"...what you can't yet see is that all of the hallways beyond all of the doorways eventually lead to the same great room, in the same great house, with the same great party. (So, may as well pick the one you want? Huh?)." - The Universe
"Trust me, I lie about everything." - S.Michaelson

26 October 2011

Vertical Panorama Map

Minimal Surfaces are the most economical connections between loops or lines in 3-d space.

The mashup has gone mainstream

(Animation)  The Divided Brain 

Why Invent An Artist, Or A Movement? 

(LA artshows) http://pacificstandardtime.org/exhibitions (Review)

2012 Prophecies

"As people serve well, so are they grateful. As people are grateful, so do they serve well." - Robert Genn
"The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great, that I thought I was in a dream." - Jack Kerouac
"It may be excellent work … but is it doing any good?" - Via
"I’ll remember a very good phrase that never made it anywhere and I rephrase it." - Twyla Tharp, legendary choreographer
"Only through art has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love." - R.B. Wild (after George Bernard Shaw)

24 October 2011


(Definition) "Droste Effect" : depicts a smaller version of itself in a place where a similar picture would realistically be expected to appear. This smaller version then depicts an even smaller version of itself in the same place, and so on (in heraldry is termed 'mise en abyme'). Example

The mess of Knowledge Management groups on LinkedIn

Scientists bend nanowires into 3-D structures

Screw Viral Videos

Modern Day "Shakleton Recruiting Ad"

(Video) Law of Attraction in Action  Via

"... when your thoughts become things, and your dreams start coming true, they invariably bring along with them totally unexpected, life-changing manifestations that just blow your mind ..." - The Universe
"To be in touch with creativity on a daily, even hourly, basis may just happen to edge yourself closer to divinity." - Robert Genn
"The best creatives think, 'Go big or go home.' If they are going to go to the trouble of writing a book, preparing a speech, or recording an album, they might as well make the biggest impact they can." - Michael Hyatt
"The great artist is a slave to his ideals." - Christian Nestell Bovee
"He was not merely a wild man; he was part of the wild, one with untameable elements of life; in his veins ran the blood of the wolf-pack; in his brain lurked the brooding depths of the northern night; his heart throbbed with the fire of blazing forests." - Robert E. Howard, Excerpt from 'Black Colossus'

19 October 2011

(An Introduction to) The fascinating patterns of Visual Math

Cytoscape is an open source software platform for visualizing complex networks (and integrating these with any type of attribute data).

(UWO) Centre for Brain and Mind

Brands can make the most of Twitter’s new image galleries

"Data composting" Researcher works on temporal-informatics which is the study of the change of information—and our consumption of it—over time.

(Definition) "Honeycomb" : Google's platform which is the tablet version of the Android operating system.

(Video) Surrealist artist, Matthew Rose, who explains the concept behind his latest collage work

9/11 Technical Video

"Creativity requires an incubation period, people need time to soak in a problem and let the ideas bubble up." - Teresa Amabile
"In art the hand can never execute anything higher than the heart can inspire." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"There comes a time when silence is betrayal." - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
"Always have a dream that is longer than a lifetime." - Jack Layton
"Don't get so busy that you miss which you seek." - R.B. Wild

17 October 2011

(Interactive Mind Map) Fields of Mathematics

Crystal Lattice*Structures


The Johnny Cash Project:: A unique take on crowdsourcing

Wild World of Pop-Art Montage

Our brains like newness too (things that surprise and deviate from an expected pattern).

(Collagist) Tony Fitzpatrick

"A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image." - Author Unknown
"Decide to be happy, and the world will beat a path to your door." - TU
"An erasure is a creative mark." - Melanie Circle
"The artist's world is limitless It can be found anywhere, far from where he lives or a few feet away. It is always on his doorstep." - Paul Strand
"To reduce uncertainty, subconsciously rejecting a creative idea may be easier than accepting it." - Via

14 October 2011

Leaf to plane morph

Interactive Digital World Map

Top 100 Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

Petrie's survey by triangulation of the three major pyramids at Giza

3D Mandelbulb

Colourgenics Artists:
Bryan Bolan, Shaun Downey. Derek Evans, Paul Eekhoff, Alex Fischer, Anthony Koutras, Virginia Lee, Adam Makarenko. Alex Mcleod..Doug Matsumura, Meaghan Ogilvie, Michelle Quance, David Suddaby, Ronald Tsang

(Visible Only From Above) Mystifying 'Nazca Lines' Discovered in Mideast

"The 11th hour has the same 60 minutes as the rest of them." - R.B.Wild
"Art can take flight in an odd but active monastery.." - Robert Genn
“I like a view but I like to sit with my back turned to it.”- Gertrude Stein<
"Depending upon others to live 'unselfishly' is still depending upon others." - TU 

"Only that day dawns to which we are awake." - Thoreau

12 October 2011

Visualizing Crime - A “Data Rose” Blooms

Make Your Own Map to Make Novel Connections

Border mapping awareness: responsabilities and tension  Via

Sierpinski fractal zoom

(Definition) "polyptych" : an arrangement of four or more panels (as of a painting) usually hinged and folding together
Abstract map to a coffee shop?: tumblr.com/xua4zm2myk

How to Prepare for a Black Swan (Disrupter analysis can help assess the risks of future catastrophic events).

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started.” - Mark Twain
"To get into the Rapid Prototyping spirit, first try something you know won't work." - R.B.Wild
"First, there must be a connection made in the unseen. Second, there must be a leap in the physical." - TU
" The higher you get professionally, the longer it takes before anyone notices you're not doing anything important." - Adam Owen

07 October 2011

Pollock's Fractals : That isn't just a lot of splattered paint on those canvases, it's good mathematics

Instagram -  Snap a photo, then choose a filter to transform the look and feel of the shot into a memory to keep around forever.

Humans are hardwired to get a pleasure buzz from uncertainty

Create an animated GIF

Twitter Short Codes

Diptychs and;Triptychs 
(AGO) Artist-in-Residence Program

" In my humble studio one hears the constant click, click, click of production." - R.B.Wild
"I like to live like a poor man with lots of money." - Picasso
"We have a hunger of the mind which asks for knowledge of all around us, and the more we gain, the more is our desire; the more we see, the more we are capable of seeing." - Maria Mitchell
"I'm a content guy, I guess, in both sense." -Adam Owen.
"Not only is everyone beautiful in their own way, but everyone is beautiful to someone else as well." - The Universe

05 October 2011

The 10 dimensional space and our hexagonal world

MindMap of Academic Disciplines : an image-centered diagram that represents connections between branches of knowledge.


Interesting things to make out of paper—from mathematical models to toys.

Give your blog a fresh new look and make it easier for readers to explore it with Dynamic Views

Projection (Art Submission Guidelines)

The birth of the Bloor Viaduct

"There is no such thing as a good painting about nothing". - Mark Rothko
"... Or would they begin thinking things they've never thought before, saying things they've never said before, and doing things they've never done before?" - The Universe
"It's not worth doing if it doesn't make you nervous." - Nadja Sayej @ArtStars
"A teacher's purpose is not to create students in his own image, but to develop students who can create their own image." - Author Unknown
"Following your bliss is a socially responsible task." - Taylor Jane Green

03 October 2011

SightSpace 3D: A SketchUp iPad Viewer with AR

The Future Of Infographics 

Does Quantum Math Explain How The Mind Works?

Timelines of History

Robert (Bob) Connelly is a mathematician specializing in discrete geometry and rigidity theory. He is best known for discovering embedded flexible polyhedra (one such polyhedron is in the National Museum of American History. ).Example

A Twitter -based organization: http://www.twestival.com/info.html

Multi-media Artist : http://www.matthewcatalano.com/pb/wp_3f97239d/wp_3f97239d.html

"A patch which demands sacrifice is a true path.". -Paulo Coelho
"The easiest thing in the world is to criticize. The hardest is to do the work worthy of criticism." - Robin Sharma
"Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit." - Christian Nestell Bovee
"Nifty isn't it, how in life you don't even have to know how you got where you are, in order to get where you want to go." - The Universe
"Creative work is play. It is free speculation using materials of one's chosen form. - Stephen Nachmanovitch