Archive for September, 2006

alphabet soup – new work by daytar

Saturday, September 30th, 2006


We put a new work on our media art page called alphabet soup.

day of the figurines

Friday, September 29th, 2006

Last night was the world premiere of the artistic game “Day of the Figurines” by Brighton’s Blast Theory hosted by First Play Berlin, Trampoline an event which is part of UK’s radiator festival.

Single-particle interference observed for macroscopic objects

Friday, September 29th, 2006

–just a link to to what seems to be a very interesting experiment.

twisting the meaning

Thursday, September 28th, 2006

The “Deutsche Sprachrat” (german language council) is holding a competition for collecting german words, which diffused into other languages – sometimes by acquiring a new meaning in the process.


Satyajit Ray

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006


google video link
sequence by Satyajit Ray
Ray Film and Study Collection

visualizing meaning

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006


From: “Rotational energy surfaces and high-j-eigenvalue structure of polyatomic molecules”, by W. G. Harter and C.W. Patterson, Journal of chemical physics, vol 80, 4241-4261 (1984)

There is a nice project at Cornell called visualizing meaning, which is a down-to-earth approach to the vast field of information visualization.

For the project all 1,943 Cornell Faculty were asked to respond to the following question:

Of the many charts (graph, map, diagram, table and ‘other’) you have seen in your life, which has been the most important, remarkable, meaningful or valuable?

(The above image had been submitted by a Mr. Greg Ezra.)

micro graphics

Monday, September 25th, 2006


atomic resolution micrograph of multiple twinned nanocrystalline film of Si (C. Song) in the ncem gallery

This post is sort of a followup to e.g. this randform post as it covers the unseeable.


glassy class

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

Science and the National Science Foundation were pleased to announce the winners of the fourth annual Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.
We were very pleased to see a slide of our colleague Richard Palais together with Luc Bernard among the competition winners (see above image, First place for illustration). It shows wellknown mathematical surfaces in glassy style.

glassy science is hip —> see Melli Inks work via vvork


Friday, September 22nd, 2006


…no not parkours again :)…just a reminder of randform writer Anuschka Kutz and Andrea Benze‘s exhibition:
“Kitchenshrine and Dogcomfort” – Rituals of everyday life. A spatial laboratory at Plan 06 – Forum for Contemporary Architecture in Cologne

in Cologne from
22.09. – 29.09.06

Exhibition opening TODAY 22.09. at 18:00
at Containerturm am Brüsseler Platz, Belgisches Viertel.
Exhibition: daily 12 — 21:00

russian parkours

Thursday, September 21st, 2006

direct link

I mentioned parkours already in an earlier post…however also this post might not be the last parkours post, as I keep watching these parkours videos. video games set to reality. redefining architecture. the fight against couch potatos..what ever….—->The above one is a rather good one (also if I dont get the end…
comments are welcome on what happened to oleg and his cellular)