Month: June 2016

  • As a chemist, I agree that remaining competitive in the sciences is a critical issue. But as an instructor, I also think that if American STEM grads are going lead the world in innovation, then their science education cannot be divorced from the liberal arts. We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM […]

  • The Dramatic Ways Having Kids Can Change Your Design Practice

    The Dramatic Ways Having Kids Can Change Your Design Practice

  • Amazing! Noise Patterns!!!!

  • Noise Patterns by Tristan Perich arrived. Such excite!

  • When artists use new technologies as their materials, a number of things happen: 1. They discover ways to extend the expressive and communicative range of tools, devices and systems 2. By making connections that are neither necessarily utilitarian nor profitable, they explore potential for diverse human interest and experience 3. They do the cognitive work […]

  • Hollywoodonomics: how Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix “lost” $167M #5yrsago

    mostlysignssomeportents: Last summer, Deadline released this balance-sheet (“participation statement”) detailing the alleged financial state of the corporate entity struck to run the Warner Bros movie “Harry Potter and The Order of the Phoenix.” The movie, which had grossed nearly $1B at the time, was nevertheless running $167M in the red. The losses are largely attributable […]

  • in a world of lies and liars, an honest work of art is always an act of social responsibility. robert mckee (via visual-poetry)

  • design-is-fine: Cornelis Bakhuizen van den Brink-Ozinga, DIY decorative design for surface, 1930. Zelf ontwerpen van vlakversieringen. Netherlands. Via