Monthly Archives: March 2014

Nye(t) to the Single Observation of Any Type

It finally happened: I was hanging around the tv late at night and channel surfing and ran across a CSPAN rebroadcast of the Nye vs Ham debate. It was just what I would have expected: a wipe out, but, after … Continue reading

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Being Unreasonable About Reasoning

  Deduction Induction Abduction Analogical reasoning Cause-and-effect reasoning Comparative reasoning Conditional reasoning Criteria reasoning Decompositional reasoning Exemplar reasoning Modal logic Traditional logic Pros-vs-cons reasoning Set-based reasoning Systematic reasoning Syllogistic reasoning wxcerpted from: Reasoning in every day life Michal Vince Department … Continue reading

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The Other English Revolution

“When a man hath eat, and drink, and clothes, he hath enough. And all shall cheerfully put to their hands to make these things that are needful, one helping another. There shall be none lords over others, but everyone shall … Continue reading

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Time Requires Time

Flowing Data Philosophy of Time: A great many other “flowings” or “fluxes” or “relations” acquire their privileged directionality (their asymmetry) from the arrow of time. How then does time acquire its direction? This seems to be a very puzzling question. … Continue reading

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Careful About the Exploding Fizz

Microdrones

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Anti-Hayek

No man is an Iland, intire of itselfe; every man is a peece of the continent, a part of the maine; if a Clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the lesse, as well as if a Promontorie … Continue reading

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The Avalanche That Hasn’t Happened Yet

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Symmetry Series – God of the Navy

God of the Navy – 2014 – 10×8″ dye proof A keeper from the symmetry series of experiments–and for every keeper there are 20 thrown away and maybe one or two future record covers.

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musicians with guns – overstepping artifacts

musicians with guns – overstepping artifacts from ricardo montalban on Vimeo.

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Paulo Freire II

…the rationality basic to science and technology disappears under the extraordinary effects of technology itself, and its place is taken by myth-making irrationalism … Technology thus ceases to be perceived by men as one of the greatest expressions of their creative power … Continue reading

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Community – tag scene

Current TV season favorites: 1. Justified 2. True Detective (just completed) 3. The Good Wife 4. Community 5. Girls

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Hovering & Echoing

A hovering object that explores and manipulates transitional public spaces with particular acoustic properties. By constantly recording and replaying these ambient sounds, the levitating sphere produces a delayed echo of human activity. Project Page  

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Tall Order

Tall Order – symmetry series 2013 – S.Calhoun  

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Teaching Cartoons: On Context

Calvin will be surprised when the test comes back. This replicates a classic form of a lesson on ‘precision.’

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Paolo Freire – Last Interview

Only dialogue, which requires critical thinking, is also capable of generating critical thinking. Without dialogue there is no communication, and without communication there can be no true education – Paulo Freire Paulo Freire Freire Project

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Complex World

I put together a wall exhibit of various materials prior to facilitating a staff inquiry for a strategic planning project recently, and this graphic purloined via google image search was part of the display.

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Visual Experiment: Real Voodoo #1

Real Voodoo #1 work-in-progress – SCalhoun 2014 – 12″ x 12″ dye proof This is the original I’m working with to some conclusion, eventually.

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