This is 2^915 jumps deep into the Mandelbrot set: And a Processing implementation is over here.
After paging through Kees Boeke’s Cosmic View … You can’t help but think about how the Eames totally ripped off the idea in their Powers of Ten film. While looking deeper into the Cosmic View and the Powers of Ten, I found this app/video work called Cosmic Eye. There’s also something called Cosmic Zoom from […]
Learn more about the work of photographer Linden Gledhill here.
“The hunger for quantitative data—trying to turn everything into a measurement before considering what it means—is at the heart of a lot of ethical issues we’re facing in design and technology.” Erika Hall
I got lost down a rabbit hole with respect to data terminology. To get this all straight, here’s my take on the matter: First party data is what you collect and control. It’s the data that you grow yourself, or to use a produce analogy it’s your backyard garden. Second party data is what someone […]
I wanted to know how many Moore’s Law-style doubling cycles it would take to make 60mph as fast as the speed of light. Apparently in 1899 an electric (!) car broke the 60mph barrier. So if we calculate this a bit, I found that between 23 and 24 doubling cycles is when it would have […]
If you make an improvement of 1% over 365 days you get: If you take that improvement to be 0.01% instead over 365 days, you get:
“… it’s sort of thrilling — well, I don’t say I’m writing it thrilling, I don’t say I’m writing it well. But it ought to be thrilling.” —Robert Caro, TIME
It was a few months after I arrived in Silicon Valley when I posted the following on the Internet: Incrementalism is a winning strategy when you totally forget to stop.  It was counter to what I knew from my time in the research world as espoused to me that same month by my former […]
I think that clause 25 is where the action’s at: 25. A packet-switched communications system in accordance with claim 16, further comprising: means controlled by said first and second processing means for generating audible voice prompting at selected terminal devices in response to stored data; and means for accessing said stored data. “The present invention comprises a […]