Archive for February 7th, 2007

Beauty contests

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007


In a recent randform post the role of faces, their outer features and interfacing properties were discussed. An interesting side aspect is the question of beauty. This aspect is interesting for the construction of humanoid robots, as well as e.g. for the fashion industry with repect to avatars to be used e.g. in shopping environments.

An interesting artistic discussion is given by the artwork 13 Most Beautiful Avatars by 0100101110101101.ORG (whose funny URL can be interpreted so (i.e. as it is) or soso (i.e. as a number). Their artwork reflects the real world of beauty contests like this russian miss atom beauty contest, where one should remark that this beauty contest has an age limit. This is a bit in contrast to the quite unlimited use of nuclear energy in russia, despite the limited resources.

And again this beauty contest is only for females not for males.


Wednesday, February 7th, 2007
not a feasible design either

When it became common knowledge, that the world is a ball (and not a disk), the world faced its first big problem. (more…)