Category Archives: technology

Art and Science of Laika

Kevin Parry

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Surrender

This fascinating video about generative art supposes that our age will be the age of data. Except for this meaningless statement, this is well worth six plus minutes. The sound of a bell struck off center vanishes in haze. (Buson)

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Teaching Cartoon: Post-Structuralism

From The 5th Wave Rich Tennant (1992) fracture, fragment, fractal, fragile Oedipus presupposes a fantastic repression of desiring-machines. It is not a question of denying the vital importance of parents or the love attachment of children to their mothers and … Continue reading

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Marketing, Zeitgeist, Jargon, and maybe something like post-irony

Where’s Walter Benjamin when you need him?

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Game Memory

All of the assets in the game are made in Blender using free models from 3D Warehouse. The game itself was made in Unity, and runs on a server in The Netherlands. Up to four players can be on the … Continue reading

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Low Tech

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Bloomin’, if you cannot beat ’em, take a closer look

The Padagogy Wheel v.3.0 pdf from Allan Carrington‘s blog The Padagogy Wheel … it’s a Bloomin’ Better Way to Teach Integrate iPads Into Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy With This ‘Padagogy Wheel’ SAMR: The Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition Model offers a method … Continue reading

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Cellular Mechanics

h/t CDM/Peter Kirn

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Hearsee

“A Vision in a Dream,” (aka “Kubla Khan” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge In the summer of the year 1797, the Author, then in ill health, had retired to a lonely farm-house between Porlock and Linton, on the Exmoor confines of … Continue reading

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Careful About the Exploding Fizz

Microdrones

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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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The Future Of Insect And Nano Drones

Here’s What The Future Of Insect And Nano Drones Looks Like [VIDEO] Visit the article to see the excellent proprietary video. The FAA believes there will be around 20,000 drones in the sky by 2017, although some say that figure … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic Shot No. 3

Meanwhile…”NASA-funded R&D engineers are working on plans for future spaceships to enter orbit around Mars using a doughnut shaped, steerable balloon-chute to slow down by flying through the Red Planet’s atmosphere.”

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It’s always a people problem

Gerald M. Weinberg – poly-math with a focus on: systems theory, project management, software development, management consulting, creative writing, and humanism. The Second Law of Consulting: No matter how it looks at first, it’s always a people problem Marvin’s Corollary: … Continue reading

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Smile, You’re On Candid Everything

This came up on my Google+ feed. My first thought was, ‘smile for the cameras.’ All of ’em My hot tip of the day is: duckduckgo, the anonymous search engine one might use if privacy is a concern. cartoonist: Chris … Continue reading

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Meh Capture

I’d like to see an infographic that measured disillusionment with the various modalities, across the various internet tribes in the first world. I’d like to see the break down by age cohort and by gender. The internet grows, the illegal … Continue reading

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Starry Nights (app)

Starry Night (interactive animation) for iPad and iPhone from Petros Vrellis on Vimeo. Starry Night app @ iTunes

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CIA Goes Social

I much prefer the international party / creep show by design that is Google Plus (G+) over both The Facebook and The Twitter. Alas, hardly anyone I know shares this view as of the end of 2012.

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Oblong Industries

Gestural Control

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Stefan Gets the Last Word

One of the elements in play on Google+ is vigorous Apple hating. Google and Google fanfolk have replaced Microsoft and its Win nerds to become the ideologically situated antagonists of all things Cupertino. It’s amusing. What’s curious is how pitched … Continue reading

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