Object 04 by John Carey. I love all of the work John does and his photos have served as a source of beauty for all of my iDevices for years now. You can download this for your desktop, iPhone, or iPad at the link.
ted:What do leopard spots, striped marine angelfish, and sand dune ripples have in common? Their patterns are self-organizing Turing systems! Discovered by Alan Turing in the 1950s, these repeating natural patterns can be created by the interaction of two things that spread at different speeds, one faster than the other.
Gifs are from Creative Commons videos by Jonathan McCabe.
I knew that name was familiar! Alan Turing is quite an interesting person. Wikipedia lists him as “a British mathematician, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, computer scientist, mathematical biologist, and marathon and ultra distance runner”! Furthermore, “Winston Churchill said that Turing made the single biggest contribution to Allied victory in the war against Nazi Germany” cracking codes! Read about him!
tsStudied Fine Art Paintings, It Saw Things Art Historians Had Never Noticed
Artificial intelligence reveals previously unrecognised influences between great artists
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Rare Bauhaus publications have been digitised and published online as PDFs by Bibliothèque Kandinsky, based in the Centre Pompidou, France. The publications include world by Paul Klee, Moholy-Nagy, J.J.P. Oud and Walter Gropius and represents fascinating insight into the salt years of heroic modernist teaching and thinking.
Follow this link to browse and download those that interest you.
Today marks the 7th anniversary of the dedication of Gerhard Richter’s “Cathedral Window” in Cologne, comprised of 11,500 squares of glass in 72 colors.