30 March 2012

Using Logos for map points : http://www.citymaps.com/

(Map) Paradise Chart

(Archive) alberteinstein.info

(Video-mapping installation) temporary, site-specific work which appropriated the facade, and enhanced the building with color and movement projection (moderated by the use of a midi controller)

Nourishing the Commons: Rethinking Intellectual Property

(iPad app)  Monty Python: The Holy Book of Days

Damien Hirst and the great art market heist

"What saves a man is to take a step. Then another step. It is always the same step, but you have to take it." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Change is not an event. It's a tiny decision made over and over again. Change isn't once. It's daily." - Roy Williams (The Wizard Of Ads)
"Hide what you know. Conceal talent. Shield your light. Bide your time." - Deng Ming-Dao 
"Let no one ignorant of geometry enter." - Plato
"So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal." - 2 Corinthians 4:18

28 March 2012

Cherry Blossom Maps Via

US Secessionist Movements

Perceptions of Promise: Biotechnology, Society and Art is an interdisciplinary and collaborative project that brings together a group of internationally recognized artists and social commentators

What you can and cannot copyright


(Remixs) Deadmau5

Some Quick Notes on Artists' Statements
(Online resource) about Skyscrapers

"Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air." - Thomas Gray
"Doing something different is better than trying to do something differently." - R.B. Wild
"In a nutshell, the fountain of happiness can be found in how you behave, what you think, and what goals you set every day of your life. There is no happiness without action." - Sonja Lyubomirsky (The How of Happiness)
"You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge and still come out completely dry. Most people do." - Norman Juster
"What makes the desert beautiful, is that somewhere it hides a well." - The Little Prince

26 March 2012

(BBC Documentary) Frank Wild's forgotten polar journey

Why we need blue-sky research 

(Video) Digital Artist | 3D Fractals Specialist : http://www.fractal-3D.com

NY Artist in Residencies

‘Twitterize Yourself’ visualization which analyses your Twitter account to create graphic illustrating stats that compare you to any Twitter All-Star of your choice.

Crowd-sourced contributors “are particularly interested in supporting the artist (that’s different from those who support the arts generally").

interPLAY symposium explores the link between creativity and information

Healthcare Technology and Place (HCTP) program at the University of Toronto

"Hope is not a strategy.." - Brian Tracy
"All the seeds you've sown have begun blooming in more gardens than you ever knew existed." - The Universe
"New media do not replace each other, they complicate each other."  - Elena Lamberti in: The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man (2010:xli)
"It's better to retire to something, rather than from something." - R.B. Wild
"The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow." - Seth Godin

23 March 2012

(Infographic) http://www.mbaonline.com/a-day-in-the-internet/

Curate.me.(Brief news-via-email delivery service)

(Free Ebook PDF) : To The Power Of N Collage Exhibition (download)  By Joel Lambeth


Yoshizawa is credited with turning origami from a children's pastime into a serious art form 

(Definition)"Bel far niente" = the beauty of doing nothing

Sidebarred @ http://cartografiaurbana.blogspot.com/

Sorry I missed this funeral

"Give yourself permission to fail, to create, to do whatever it takes to get started." - .Bob Burridge
"Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals." - James Collins ('Built To Last')
"All I can say is that you have a beautiful mind. :)" - creativecurrents
"Always trust your dreams (they've chosen you, as much as you've chosen them)." - The Universe
"...people are curious to meet artists, particularly when they're funny looking. People will drive right across a country to see how funny.," - Robert Genn

21 March 2012

The Fairyland of Geometry A cultural history of higher space, 1853-1907 [work in progress]

AstroCartography for John Lennon


Popular Instagram iOS App Hits 27 Million Users: Now Headed for Android

[Paperback] Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

(Artist) Martin Bureau's practice is concerned with the notions of geopolitics, colonization and the impact of systems. During his residency at LA CHAMBRE BLANCHE, he will focus on the prevailing geopolitical tensions in the Middle East by considering the problematic surrounding the wall between Israel and the West Bank.

The Ayahuasca Visions (of Pablo Amaringo)

"Standing up to bullies is not easy. The reason you do it early and resolutely is so you don't have to do it more than you should." - Rudolph Giuliani, in Leadership
"The road 'someday' leads to the town of 'nowhere'." - Garin Kilpatrick
"Don't let appearances keep you from seeing the obvious: your nature is joy, you were built for success (and money grows on trees)." - TU
"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." - Mark Twain
"Believe in yourself even if no one else does -- that's how I was able to get where I am now." - Branch Warren

19 March 2012

Resistant Maps (part 1)

Geography and the Sites of Knowing

Facebook Outlines Vision for Location APIs

"Hinton cubes” are a visualisation aid developed by the mathematician Charles H.Hinton to assist in visualising four-dimensional objects.

(Video) "All Your Base Are Belong To Us" (Harold Goldberg) on gaming industry

The Black and White of Biomedicine

Knowledge Media Design: Contexts and Practice

"The presumption at all times and under all circumstances, should always be that you are good enough, worthy enough, and lovable enough. And that you are exactly the right kind of person, in the right place, at the right time. Otherwise, you wouldn't have been instilled with such dreams in the first place." - The Universe
"You have to be curious about the world in which you live. Look things up. Chase down every reference. Go deeper than anybody else; that's how you'll get ahead." - Austin Kleon, Steal Like an Artist
"When you gaze into an abyss at length, the abyss gazes into you as well.” - Friedrich Nietzsche
"Take action today; fortune favors action takers!" - @Garin
"The medium of collage allows for the expression of concepts, ideas and emotions through the reinterpretation and recontextualisation of an endless array of discarded and then found materials." - Joel Lambeth

17 March 2012

These apps are doing location differently

1st Gorilla Genome Map




Wacom Intuos5 Medium Touch Pen Tablet

Dripped Plasticine Portraits

“Those who do battle with monsters ought to watch out that they don’t become one in the process." - Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
"When the student is ready, the teacher will appear." - Buddhist proverb
"Never a moment goes by when there aren't angels here, working their little hearts out for you." - The Universe
""Everything that is placed within the enclosing borders of the picture rectangle relates in some way to everything else that is already there." - Ted Smuskiewicz
"Something suddenly came up." - Marcia Brady

13 March 2012

A just solution to the land debate based on cartographical errors of the past

Scientific Method versus Engineering Design

Virtual Tours Inside Corporate Art Collections

This Toronto, ON entrepreneur pitches a software program that creates photo collages.

Hand Gestures That Can Get You in Trouble Abroad

Cyber-library of Amazonian shamanic lore

"Life is a travelling to the edge of knowledge, then a leap taken." -  David Herbert Lawrence
"Searching the Cosmos...simple geometric patterns are found in profusion...that move rhythmically to laws that often can be expressed by equations of surprising simplicity!" - Martin Gardener 
"You need to get out of the way to see how the new order will be revealed." - John Marin

"However much you might think you are loved and guided right now, you are loved and guided even more." - TU
"In the absence of clear goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it." - Robert Heinlein

05 March 2012

Foursquare says goodbye to Google Maps; who’s next?
Photoshop editing software for the iPad.


The Practice of Sharing

An Ode to the National Geographic Collagist

Threshold of Initiation: Through the Hexagonal Door


"Absent a societal need, an engineer has nothing to do. A scientist, on the other hand, can live in the natural world, exploring, without being expected to create new systems or solve societal needs." - Stephen Downes
"In expanding the field of knowledge we but increase the horizon of ignorance." - Henry Miller
"Mathematics is the Queen of Science and number theory is the Queen of Mathematics." - Friedrich Gauss "
"It may seem a bit backwards for some, but the first step one might take towards rearranging the present circumstances of their life is to stop dwelling upon the present circumstances of their life." - The Universe
"Self-anointed genius awaits all canvases." - Robert Genn