14 November 2012

Ghost Map (of Toronto)

The ultra high-resolution images of works, both famous and less well-known, can be freely downloaded, zoomed in on, shared, or manipulated copyright-free:   https://www.rijksmuseum.nl/en/mastermatcher  (Users can have prints made of entire works of art or details from them).

(Book) 'Exploration of Nanotechnology Image Galleries'


Cut Paper art

MIT’s Center for Advanced Visual Studies artist / scientist (Joe DavisVia

(Definition) "prov·e·nance" : (pr v -n ns, -näns ). n. 1. Place of origin; derivation. 2. a. The history of the ownership of an object, especially when documented or authenticated.

"Whether obvious or not, and usually it's not, everyone in your life is there to help you, AND, they're actually doing so right now... Which, incidentally doesn't mean you have to keep them there. (In fact, their offering may simply be to teach you to say 'adios')." - TU
"Tempus fugit (Time flies)." - Virgil, 70BC
"You are stuck with your debt if you can't budge it.' - LexiPhile
"Who in the world am I?  Ahh, that is the great puzzle."- Lewis Carroll
"All generalizations are false." - @pickover

12 November 2012

Twitter Tweet Map

(Video) Fibonacci's Fractals



Four Pillars of the Web of Things 


(Definition) "steganography" : a form of concealed writing executed in such a manner that only the author and intended recipients are aware of its existence.

(Example) Science Art Fellow

"There are only 3 things that can make your dreams come true: your thoughts, your words, and your actions (they're all you have and they're all you need)." - TU
"What mean ‘WE,’ white man!" - Tonto
"He was a bold man that first ate an oyster." - Jonathan Swift
"We live our short spans in the vortex of a miracle, and while we may not be the center of that vortex, it is magic to be anywhere in there." - Robert Genn
"...many of the images are small, or culled of context. Consider them a teaser." - Via

09 November 2012

Top seven alternatives to the Google Maps API

NACIS Atlas of Design

Flag flapping instability



(Women in Science)  Meet a Mathematician, a Physicist and a Geologist Through Art


"Paintings don't just go bad like fruit left in a cupboard--they were already rotten when they were put in. We just can't see it at the time." - Robert Genn
"Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all." - Ernest Shackleton
"In order to arrive at what you do not know, You must go by a way which is the way of ignorance." - T.S. Eliot, 'East Coke'
"If I don't write, I'll die! - Stephen King
"Many people, including myself, might like what we see in "digital art", but have not yet digested the concept of producing art with a mouse and a computer." - Henry Z. Via

07 November 2012

History of subversive remix video before YouTube

New Building Footprints added to Google Maps

(MindMap) Game Theory

Hurricane Map : Since 1851

(Video) Origami Food

Information Overload! (How Can Data Be More Fun?)

Google Desktop

Why you're smart to run and smarter because you do.

 “Dream Big”  year-long project creating a mosaic portrait using 4,242 Rubik’s Cubes

"The present methods of writing music […] will be inadequate for the composer, who will be faced with the entire field of sound." - John Cage, “The Future of Music: Credo,” 1937
"Work harder, get closer, be passionate." - Martin Parr
"Common objects become strangely uncommon when removed from their context and ordinary ways of being seen." - Wayne Thiebaud
"Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible." - St. Francis of Assisi
"Trust what you're feeling and seeing (you have a gift)." - T

05 November 2012

Spatialization: Spatial Metaphors for User Interfaces

Symbolab : search engine for mathematical content

Street art that steals back from Google Maps

Saved from Dumpster: Amazing map collection

Real Innovators Sail Off the Map 

Pulsating nanotube spits out buckyballs

Discovering the Durer Code: Hidden Secrets in Plain Sight


"He had bought a large map representing the sea, / Without the least vestige of land: / And the crew were much pleased when they found it to be / A map they could all understand." - Theoretical Atlas 
"The age of automation is going to be the age of ‘do it yourself'." - Marshall McLuhan
"He stumbled over the truth, picked himself up, dusted himself off, and scurried off as if nothing had happened." - Winston Churchill
"It's like you keep playing all the right cards, huh?" - TU
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament. Its beauty comes from the fact that the author is what he is." - Oscar Wilde

02 November 2012

(Real Time?) Wind Map

Mandelbrot:art, math, science, and works in progress


Free Tools for Creating Screen Capture (Images and Videos)

(A really brief) History of Origami

Cognitive Collages

Vintage New York Photography

Statistical  & probability symbols

"But as self-anointed creative artists, our daily joy and progress rest on our ability to jump beyond our safety." - Robert Genn
"There hasn't been one single day of your life, when the world hasn't been made a better place by your presence in it." - The Universe
"Discovery, not search, will produce the next data-exploration breakthrough." - Jim Hornthal (TED ebook, 'Haystack Full of Needles: Cutting Through the Clutter of the Online World to find a Place, Partner, or President')  Via
"It ain’t braggin’ if you can do it." - Dizzy Dean
"Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes it's built on catastrophe." - Sumner Redstone, (1923- ) U.S. Media Magnate