links for 2006-04-30

April 30th, 2006 | Filed under: Links | No Comments »
  • A computer program is wandering aimless around the pages of the internet, looking at a virtual environment of the passages of text it comes across, and searching for links so it can wander to another place. The text it finds is scanned for words relating
    (tags: art computing)

links for 2006-04-27

April 27th, 2006 | Filed under: Links | No Comments »

Earth Observatory

April 25th, 2006 | Filed under: Mapping, Science, Video | No Comments »

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Nasa's Earth Observatory website hosts various global data visualizations that can be customized into downloadable animations.

via  NOTCOT.:


links for 2006-04-24

April 24th, 2006 | Filed under: Links | No Comments »

links for 2006-04-23

April 23rd, 2006 | Filed under: Links | No Comments »
  • LogMeIn Backup is an easy and automatic way to protect your data and memories. You remain in total control of your data, because your critical files are securely backed up to any other PC that you own or use.
    (tags: software beta)

PixelSkin02

April 23rd, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Mechanical Tech, Programming | No Comments »

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 PixelSkin02 is a responsive architectural surface made of shape memory alloy (SMA) to actuate each of the four panels that make a 'pixel'.


links for 2006-04-21

April 21st, 2006 | Filed under: Links | No Comments »
  • 18.03 Differential Equations, Spring 2004 | Video Lectures
  • the octomatics project is about a new number system
    which has a lot of advantages over our old decimal system.
    (tags: math)
  • “In Mr. Moschen’s hands, juggling becomes a balletic art… (he) elevates a minor theatrical art to visionary heights.” – New York Times
    (tags: art video)

ParaCloud : Parametric Point Cloud Modeling

April 15th, 2006 | Filed under: Architecture, Programming | 1 Comment »

paracloud.jpg ParaCloud's Smart Cloud of Points (SmCP) provides a new parametric modeling environment base on generative point clouds. Each coordinate has an added 4th value "i" for a network of relationships throughout the pointcloud.


Richard Sweeney

April 14th, 2006 | Filed under: Design, Mathematics | 1 Comment »

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Richard Sweeney's creations. more at [flickr]
via origami tesselations


Monome

April 12th, 2006 | Filed under: Products, Programming | 1 Comment »

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Monome is Brian Crabtree’s simple, highly adaptable, interface for things you haven’t even thought of yet. [video]

via Pixelsumo