Posts Tagged: nature

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Algorithms in Nature

Link     Computer science and biology have shared a long history together. For many years, computer scientists have designed algorithms to process and analyze biological data (e.g. microarrays), and likewise, biologists have discovered several operating principles that have inspired

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Algorithms in Nature

Link     Computer science and biology have shared a long history together. For many years, computer scientists have designed algorithms to process and analyze biological data (e.g. microarrays), and likewise, biologists have discovered several operating principles that have inspired

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leslie a. grossman: circumstances

designboom leslie a. grossman amercian artist leslie a. grossman presents ‘circumstances’, an exploration into the subtle differences found in seemingly controlled systems. the work is an investigation of chance as much as it is a playful explanation of reflecting the moment when

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leslie a. grossman: circumstances

designboom leslie a. grossman amercian artist leslie a. grossman presents ‘circumstances’, an exploration into the subtle differences found in seemingly controlled systems. the work is an investigation of chance as much as it is a playful explanation of reflecting the moment when

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Masumi Kobayashi’s Seed Letters

In 1999, Masumi Kobayashi created “Seed Letters” which helped her explore the idea of change. Kobayashi arrived at the exploration of change after researching written characters and their purpose. Through her research she was reminded that one of the main

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Masumi Kobayashi’s Seed Letters

In 1999, Masumi Kobayashi created “Seed Letters” which helped her explore the idea of change. Kobayashi arrived at the exploration of change after researching written characters and their purpose. Through her research she was reminded that one of the main

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Virtureal by Jelte van Abbema

Link     Dutch Design Week: here’s a second project by Jelte van Abbema, winner of the Rado Prize at the Dutch Design Awards in Eindhoven last week, which explores how to express emotion through the digital word. Called Virtureal, the research project involved creating fonts

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Virtureal by Jelte van Abbema

Link     Dutch Design Week: here’s a second project by Jelte van Abbema, winner of the Rado Prize at the Dutch Design Awards in Eindhoven last week, which explores how to express emotion through the digital word. Called Virtureal, the research project involved creating fonts

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The Kernels of Chimaera – Living Artefacts

Link   “Living Artefacts” is a project by Stefan Schwabe, a student of Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art. Stefan is exploring the subject of “natural” and “artificial” by using bacterial cellulose(細菌纖維素) to harvest(收穫) artefacts. It is during these

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The Kernels of Chimaera – Living Artefacts

Link   “Living Artefacts” is a project by Stefan Schwabe, a student of Design Interactions at the Royal College of Art. Stefan is exploring the subject of “natural” and “artificial” by using bacterial cellulose(細菌纖維素) to harvest(收穫) artefacts. It is during these

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Chilling Music Video Grows Ice Sculptures On The Tip Of A Needle

Link AN ESOTERIC SCIENTIFIC PHENOMENON MAKES FOR A LOVELY MUSIC VIDEO. If you can drop the temperature of a chamber to -47 Fahrenheit and pump 2,000 volts through a needle, you can witness one of nature’s most gorgeous microspectacles, the

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Chilling Music Video Grows Ice Sculptures On The Tip Of A Needle

Link AN ESOTERIC SCIENTIFIC PHENOMENON MAKES FOR A LOVELY MUSIC VIDEO. If you can drop the temperature of a chamber to -47 Fahrenheit and pump 2,000 volts through a needle, you can witness one of nature’s most gorgeous microspectacles, the

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螞蟻版的facebook / Ant’s social network similar to Facebook

Link 2011 四月 13日 18:42 by 逆旅 這大概是螞蟻版的facebook吧。一項新的研究發現,儘管紅收穫蟻(Pogonomyrmex barbatus)只和少部分的螞蟻分享資訊,一些新聞仍能在資訊網路上廣泛散佈。這能解釋螞蟻聚落如何很快的對天敵和天災做出反應。

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螞蟻版的facebook / Ant’s social network similar to Facebook

Link 2011 四月 13日 18:42 by 逆旅 這大概是螞蟻版的facebook吧。一項新的研究發現,儘管紅收穫蟻(Pogonomyrmex barbatus)只和少部分的螞蟻分享資訊,一些新聞仍能在資訊網路上廣泛散佈。這能解釋螞蟻聚落如何很快的對天敵和天災做出反應。