26 November 2021




Speed up slow Mac; https://youtu.be/ojFXuibx5d8


Run Walk Run; http://www.jeffgalloway.com

Buildings illusion; https://www.yves.brette.biz/public/gif_et_autres_arts/la_ville_eclatee.gif?fbclid=IwAR0VRmDQ-KpTzA7lmgrpdhhaFQjB_XwkXvKSLJRea5IJxyXCol7JjH6eRT4


RTE / HIP online Auction Fundraiser; https://app.kambeo.io/event/acelebrationofrightrelations

Residential Schools; https://ehprnh2mwo3.exactdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/AAAA-Hamilton-Report-Illustrations-final.pdf

“The more absurd the approach, the closer one gets to the crux of the matter. Clarity in absurdity. Absurdity is direct and guileless, whereas the intellect is evasive and elusive." - Fyodor Dostoevsky (from The Karamazov Brothers) 

“Throughout your entire life you've orchestrated the most thrilling of comebacks, clutches and coincidences. So what's the big deal now?” - The Universe

“Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.” - Dan Gable

"Do you have the patience to wait Till your mud settles and the water is clear? Can you remain unmoving Till the right action arises by itself?” - Lao Tzu

50 One-Sentence Life Lessons

  1. Kindness goes a long way.
  2. The best and most beautiful things in life are free.
  3. Failure is your greatest teacher.
  4. You are responsible for your own happiness.
  5. Be impatient with your actions and patient with your results.
  6. Believe in yourself before anyone else does.
  7. Befriend fear, don’t fight it.
  8. Stay curious and question everything.
  9. When one door closes, another one opens.
  10. Life isn’t as long as you think.
  11. Focus on what you can control and ignore what you can’t control.
  12. To grow richer, seek new experiences, not new things.
  13. Develop a healthy relationship with money.
  14. Create more than you consume.
  15. Change your mindset about vacation; it’s good for you.
  16. To appreciate your life, understand yourself better.
  17. Your life is a reflection of your perspective.
  18. Make time for the people you love.
  19. Your future is uncertain, so create a flexible plan today.
  20. Everything is temporary.
  21. What you do today reflects who you’ll become tomorrow.
  22. Everything you do comes from your beliefs.
  23. Share your progress, not your goals.
  24. Live slower, so you become more mindful.
  25. The biggest risk is not taking one.
  26. Your habits define who you are.
  27. Action gives you more clarity than thought.
  28. You can’t say “yes” to everyone.
  29. Commitment gets you started, consistency gets you somewhere, and persistence keeps you going.
  30. Don’t spend time with people who drain you.
  31. Nearly everyone is winging it.
  32. Be smart enough to ask for advice and wise enough to know who to ask.
  33. Time is a precious asset you can’t buy more of.
  34. Everyone has their own problems to deal with, so they may not care about yours.
  35. Get 1% better every day, and you’ll surpass thousands of others.
  36. Live life without fear or regret.
  37. Life is an experiment.
  38. Be yourself and do what makes you happy.
  39. Act like an artist while you think, fail, and learn like a scientist.
  40. Your life can change in an instant.
  41. Money is not the root of all evil; the love of money is.
  42. Don’t compare yourself to others.
  43. It’s okay to be selfish occasionally.
  44. There will always be skeptics of what you do.
  45. Consistency is an underrated trait.
  46. People are out for themselves, even if it doesn’t look like it.
  47. Don’t surround yourself with people who don’t reciprocate.
  48. Learn something new every day.
  49. Everyone has knowledge that people will pay for.
  50. The difference between success and failure is persistence.

11 November 2021


CryptoArt Community; https://foundation.app/about


MMIWG Announcements; https://mcsc.maps.arcgis.com/apps/AttachmentViewer/index.html?appid=5ccf226e950c450597cb9d8a3b9b7fae&defaultObjectId=2375&selectedLayerId=Cases&showOnboardingOnStart=false&photoCentricMobileMapExpanded=false&center=-113.809%2C52.2685&level=4&attachmentIndex=0

CN Tower proposal artist; https://www.facebook.com/JonLabilloisArt/ 

COVID Peltzman effects





“When the fear of ‘things staying the same’ exceeds the fear of ‘failure’, stuff happens.” - The Universe

“The art of life is more like navigation than warfare, for what is important is to understand the winds, the tides, the currents, the seasons, and the principles of growth and decay, so that one's actions may use them and not fight them.” - Tao: The Watercourse Way

“Practice not-doing, and everything will fall into place.” - Lao Tzu

“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion." - Jack Kerouac

“The true purpose of Zen is to see things as they are, to observe things as they are, and to let everything go as it goes...  When we realize the everlasting truth of ‘everything changes’ and find our composure in it, we find ourselves in Nirvana.” - Shunryu Suzuki

15 October 2021

Residential Schools Map; http://www.trc.ca/assets/pdf/2039_T&R_map_nov2011_final.pdf

Lenticular innovation: https://www.ueligantner.ch/bildhauer

Laser Art; https://www.ponoko.com/blog/design-ideas/laser-cutter-projects-ideas








“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” - Marcus Aurelius

“People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice." - Charles Bukowski.

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” - Arthur Schopenhauer, Studies in Pessimism: The Essays

“The best revenge is not to be like your enemy.” - Marcus Aurelius

“Faith is a bird that feels the dawn breaking and sings while it is yet dark.” - Rabindranath Tagore

07 October 2021




JR; https://hyperallergic.com/660108/jr-down-the-barrel-of-a-camera-saatchi-london/

Conway Game of Life patterns:  http://makeyourownalgorithmicart.blogspot.com/2018/05/



 Comic interpretation; https://leadstories.com/hoax-alert/2021/07/fact-check-comparing-the-odds-of-shark-attack-to-delta-variant-is-not-valid.html

Artist; https://www.stevecutts.com/about.html


"There is no use in walking anywhere to preach if your walking isn't your preaching.” - St. Francis of Assisi 

“The most common form of despair is not being who you are." - Soren Kierkegaard, The Sickness Unto Death

"The problem is we're looking for someone to grow old with. The secret is to find someone to stay a child with." - Charles Bukowski

“Perhaps wisdom…is realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go.” - Anthony Bourdain

"There may be more beautiful times, but this one is ours." - Jean-Paul Sartre 

28 September 2021

Life Maps: http://andrewmaps.com




Truth & Reconciliation Report; http://trc.ca/assets/pdf/Calls_to_Action





https://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/Peltzman-Effect states that people are more likely to engage in risky behavior when security measures have been mandated.

“Usually, it's not thinking about the bucks which makes one rich. But thinking rich, which makes the bucks." - The Universe 

“The object of art is not to make salable pictures. It is to save yourself…Most people remain all of their lives in a stupor. The point of being an artist is that you may live.” - Sherwood Anderson
“If someone can prove me wrong and show me my mistake in any thought or action, I shall gladly change. I seek the truth, which never harmed anyone: the harm is to persist in one's own self-deception and ignorance.” - Marcus Aurelius 
“Anchor the eternity of love in your own soul… Release the need to hate, to harbor division, and the enticement of revenge… But when it is your time don’t be afraid to stand up, speak up, and speak out against injustice.” - John Lewis
"You can't really be too concerned with what other people think of you. You're on your own adventure of growth and discovery " - Tom Waits

18 September 2021

https://www.psychologicalscience.org/observer/totally-wired brain map

Magic Kernel Sharpimage resizing algorithm that is fast and efficient yet produces amazingly clear and sharp results, and has helped


(Julie Mehretu) https://www.artsy.net/artist/julie-mehretu/works-for-sale

Becoming Wolf; https://www.facebook.com/groups/CoyoteWatchToronto

Foresight group; http://fromlater.com/

(Artist Talk) IceBlock Art https://youtu.be/VtDmFFHLXYg  at 22:45   Cumulative Distress/Effect, 2020  Lea Kannar-Lichtenberger


(David Talbot) Interview  Video (Chance Map)

(definition) rhizome’ ; a flexible machine, a structure without a definitive order, a procedure for creating and getting to know the new

"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." Rémi

"Nothing is permanent in this world not even our troubles." - Charlie Chaplin

The answer to injustice is not to silence the critic but to end the injustice.” - Paul Robeson, Happy Birthday.

“The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.” - Mary Oliver, UPSTREAM

“I was a peripheral visionary. I could see the future, but only way off to the side.” - Steven Wright

07 September 2021



https://falltide.com/the-matthew-effect (the rich get richer and the poor get poorer)

Crypto Art sales; https://www.notion.so/rarible-com-FAQ-a47b276aa1994f7c8e3bc96d700717c5



How to shape a productive scientist–artist collaboration  https://www.nature.com/articles


Tom Waits “On the Road to Peace” https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=78YpvJI6eSw


“Whoso hath seen the line, hath seen the dot; for the dot is in the line and the line is in the dot." - Manly P. Hall 

"Meaningful silence is better than meaningless words." - Rumi 

“When one stops looking for the quick and easy way, and just deals with what's already on their plate, the quick and easy way soon finds them.” - The Universe

“Dare Mighty Things.” - the Perseverance parachute contained a hidden message

“He who fears death will never do anything worthy of a living man.” - Seneca

30 August 2021

Walking Path; https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland

InfoViz; https://visme.co/blog/climate-change-facts/ 



Leonardo YouTube Talks ; https://leonardo.us4.list-manage.com/track/




Video Visual Poetry: https://www.fvpsociety.com/symposium/online-submission/2021


”Let’s do everything they told us never to do.” - Orson Welles (to his cinematographer Gregg Toland)

“The impediment to action advances action. What stands in the way becomes the way.” - Marcus Aurelius

“I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.” - Anthony Bourdain

“I wrote a few children's books. Not on purpose." - Steven Wright

“...the secret ingredient of great art is what is most difficult to learn: it is courage.”  - Boris Lurie (quoted in Ninth Street Women by Mary Gabriel)

18 August 2021

(Leigh Star) https://scalar.usc.edu/works/boundary-objects-guide/index






(ma) https://xlab.aud.ucla.edu/Japan

(Refuser Solidarity Network)  https://shministim.github.io



“The business of philosophy is to teach man to live in uncertainty... not to reassure him, but to upset him.” - Lev Shestov

“Nowadays, almost all capable people are terribly afraid of being ridiculous, and are miserable because of it.” - Fyodor Dostoevsky

Love art, love yourself, do what you have to do and what only you can do.” - Roberta Smith

“And we are so glad you've outgrown catching boulders, the falling variety. Agreed, however, they do look tiny and slow when they're way up high….” - TU

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” - Albert Einstein

07 August 2021


http://hypocritereader.com/96/place-our-hands on the elephant



(Bilbao AIR) https://bulegoa.org/en/open-call-for-residency-at-Bilbao


(Definition) 'lek'; an aggregation of male animals gathered to engage in competitive displays and courtship rituals, known as lekking, to entice visiting females which are surveying prospective partners to mate with


iMac Finder problems


“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”  - Friedrich Nietzsche

“It’s the mark of an educated mind to entertain a thought without accepting it.” - Aristotle  

“Money is like manure; it's not worth a thing unless it's spread around encouraging young things to grow.” - Thornton Wilder

Being in the right place at the right time isn't something you can force. It just happens when you keep busy. Effortlessly.” - The Universe 

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious. It is the fundamental emotion that stands at the cradle of true art and true science.” - Albert Einstein

31 July 2021




(Phil deLuna) https://whatsnextin.com/

Spin https://www.nature.com/collections/  Quantum Diamonds 






"Being must be felt. It can't be thought." - Eckhart Tolle

Frustration is one of the great things in art; satisfaction is nothing.” - Philip Guston

Have you noticed how lacking clarity is clarity itself? How, if you aren't sure about something, that alone has meaning? Honour uncertainty.” - The Universe

"There are high chances that your point of view is not the only one possible!" -  Carl Sagan

“Forgiveness means giving up all hope for a better past.” - Lily Tomlin

22 July 2021

Mapping http://archivesofspace.com/resources.html

http://blog.waterfrontoronto.ca/nbe/portal/wt/home/blog-home/posts/How-we-designed-torontos-new-bridges       https://www.blogto.com/city/2020/08/toronto-new-bridges-waterfront/






Blender Tutorial - Lenticular Effect

(Books)   Bradley Wiggins - The Discursive Power of Memes /  Limor Shifman - Memes in Digital Culture

“When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.” - African proverb
“One can live for years sometimes, without living at all, and then all life comes crowding into a single hour.” - Oscar Wilde
“The only time most people think about injustice is when it happens to them.” - Charles Bukowski 
“All that is necessary for evil to succeed is that good men do nothing.” - Edmund Burke
“Circumstances don't make the man, they only reveal him to himself." - Epictetus 

02 July 2021


Ice block artist; https://www.leakannar.com/environmental


Packing, tiling, and covering with tetrahedra; https://www.pnas.org/content/103/28/10612



 PureRef Software: https://www.pureref.com/  reference image management 


(Broto project) Rich Blundell https://oika.com/ (scientist / observer)

Coyote Hazing; https://youtu.be/V0CS4_-sQDE

“I would rather die of passion than of boredom." - Vincent Van Gogh

“Drink from the well of your self and begin again.” - Charles Bukowski, Mind and Heart

“It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious." - Alfred North Whitehead

“If a poet has a dream, it is not of becoming famous, but of being believed.” -  Jean Cocteau

 "In wildness is the preservation of the world." - Henry David Thoreau (In memory of Sundown)

27 June 2021


Collaboration Platform: https://miro.com









In the Beginner’s Mind there are many possibilities. In the expert’s mind there are few.” - Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Master

“There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.” - Buckminster Fuller

"Are those frickin' sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads?" - Austin Powers 

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau

"Just do your work. And if the world needs your work it will come and get you. And if it doesn't, do your work anyway.” - Kiki Smith 

11 June 2021

(Crypto) Digital Art Sales: https://snark.art/gallery

Introduction to Triangled Equilateral Triangles


Scientists create first ever living programmable organism

Coyote research;  https://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/90296


Antarctic Artists and Writers Collective:  https://www.aawcollective.com/


Too much money at stake for Tokyo Games to be cancelled (says Olympic expert)

"Nature never hurries, yet everything is accomplished.” - Lao Tzu

“Everyone is identical in their secret unspoken belief that way deep down they are different from everyone else.” - David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest 

“One of the benefits of being a mature well-educated woman is that you're not afraid of expletives. And you have no fear to put a fool in his place." - Dame Judi Dench

Becoming is better than being.” - Carol S. Dweck

“The book of nature is written in the language of mathematics.” - Galileo Galilei

05 June 2021


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aby_Warburg   Meme collager

Digital Art Online Festival; https://www.folda.ca


How to record the screen on your Mac

Blender Tutorial-  QR Code to 3D Model


Architectural Fabricator; https://eventscape.com/about



"An idea starts to be interesting when you get scared of taking it to its logical conclusion." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

“Every man is guilty for all the good he didn't do.” - Voltaire

“We Never Know How High We are 'Til We Are Called to Rise.” - Emily Dickinson (2020)

“Gabriel, how's the Wall Bridge public art sculpture coming for Raw'n'? Oh my, so soon?!” - TU

“Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.”  - Denis Waitley

25 May 2021



Animating faces: https://www.myheritage.com/deep-nostalgia.  Abe Lincoln example; https://youtu.be/kEtiajHLmQY  Deep Fake 

(Video) Pole/ Tube painting

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars . . . ” - Jack Kerouac, ‘On The Road’, American Beat writer (1922 – 1969)
“Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be.” - Charles Bukowski
Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple, learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.” - John Steinbeck
"I’m a peripheral visionary . I can see into the future, just way off to the side." - Steven Wright
Thinking small isn't easy or hard. It's just a habit. A habit with consequences. Same for thinking big.” - The Universe

19 May 2021




Abstract background with Hexagon Grid group node of Animation Nodes in Blender - Tutorial video 

Human Nature: In Conversation with Nobel Prize Winner Jennifer Doudna  


Domino Chain Reaction (exponential growth in action) 


https://montecristomagazine.com/community/53-years-ago-vancouvers-fool-turned city upside down 


“A man a plan a canal Panama” - (same backwards) 🙃

"It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.” - Pablo Picasso

“The minute you choose to do what you really want to do, it's a different kind of life.” -  Buckminster Fuller

You’ll learn more in one hour of doing something than in a lifetime of thinking about it.” - Marc Randolph

“The whole universe is based on rhythms. Everything happens in circles, in spirals." - John Hartford 

06 May 2021





https://snark.art/  Digital crypto art 


(50 word stories)  https://medium.com/centina-pentina




“Use your smile to change the world; don’t let the world change your smile.” - Chinese Proverb

“The only difference between reality and fiction is that fiction needs to be credible.” - Mark Twain

"Continually striving upward toward the light means we never grow downward into our own feet, never become firmly rooted on the earth, never explore the darkness within and around us, a darkness without whose existence the light would have no meaning.” -  Stephen Harrod Buhner.

"To Live in Hearts we Leave Behind is Not to Die” - Thomas Campbell

“A hard rain’s a-gonna fall.” - Bob Dylan

23 April 2021








QR code’s China  https://www.bbc.com/news/business-55039662


https://github.com/webmproject/WebPShop      Instructions  

It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows. " - Epictetus

"Never odd or even.” - palindrome

"Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed by the masses." - Pluto

“Feeling lost, crazy and desperate belongs to a good life as much as optimism, certainty and reason.” -  Alain de Botton

"The belief that there is only one truth, and that oneself is in possession of it, is the root of all evil in the world." - Max Born