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Power of Spin (Part 2) - Nassim Haramein's Unified Field Theory. Electrical engineering. TV is Mind Control. Blog : Droste Effect with Mathematica. The “Droste effect” is when images recursively include themselves.

Blog : Droste Effect with Mathematica

The name comes from Droste brand cocoa powder, which was sold in 1904 in a box that showed a nurse carrying the same box which, in turn, showed the nurse carrying the box, and so on. The simplest form is to use a scale and transform on an image to place an exact copy within it, and then repeat. Take a look at this Demonstration using the original Droste box artwork. But much more interesting results can be achieved when you get complex analysis involved. M.C. The idea isn’t new, but when I came to do it myself, the methods that I found on the web seemed rather unsatisfactory.

In essence, the idea is simple. Mathematica doesn’t currently contain this arbitrary geometric transformation operation for images, so I need to start by implementing it. To compensate for my expensive choice, I set everything up for parallel computation from the start using Mathematica 7‘s built-in parallelization tools. Resources by Subject. Blind men and an elephant. The story of the blind men and an elephant originated in the Indian subcontinent from where it has widely diffused.

Blind men and an elephant

It has been used to illustrate a range of truths and fallacies; broadly, the parable implies that one's subjective experience can be true, but that such experience is inherently limited by its failure to account for other truths or a totality of truth. At various times the parable has provided insight into the relativism, opaqueness or inexpressible nature of truth, the behavior of experts in fields where there is a deficit or inaccessibility of information, the need for communication, and respect for different perspectives.

It is a parable that has crossed between many religious traditions and is part of Jain, Buddhist, Sufi and Hindu lore. The blind men and the elephant (wall relief in Northeast Thailand) The story[edit] In various versions of the tale, a group of blind men (or men in the dark) touch an elephant to learn what it is like. Jain[edit] A course in consciousness. (With last update date) Cover Foreword (August 13, 2009) Part 1.

A course in consciousness

Quantum theory and consciousness Preface to part 1 (April 12, 2000) Construal level theory. An example of construal level effects would be that although planning one's next summer vacation one year in advance (in the distant future) will cause one to focus on broad, decontextualized features of the situation (e.g., anticipating fun and relaxation), while the very same vacation planned to occur very soon will cause one to focus on specific features of the present situation (e.g. what restaurants to make reservations for, going for a trip in an off-road vehicle).

Construal level theory

According the construal level theory people perceive events that vary in several types of psychological distance: • temporal distance (time) • spatial distances (physical space) Informed Comment-Thoughts on the Middle East, History and Religion. 100 Facts. 50 Incredibly Weird Facts About the Human Body. Symbolic Meanings of Fish. Meanings and Symbolism of the Fish Realm To fully appreciate the symbolic meanings of fish, we must first consider their watery domain.

Symbolic Meanings of Fish

Water holds ancient symbolic meanings dealing with the subconscious and depth of knowledge. Water contains all the mysteriousness of the unknown. Consider the murky depths of the ocean - we never know quite what to expect there. Even seasoned oceanic explorers are still awed by their findings from the deep. Wskaźniki wolności. Różne organizacje pozarządowe publikują i aktualizują pomiary i oceny wolności w państwach całego świata i nadają krajom status: wolny, częściowo wolny albo bez wolności, używając różnych mierników wolności, takich jak prawa polityczne, wolność gospodarcza, swobody obywatelskie.

Wskaźniki wolności

Freedom in the World - publikowany przez Freedom House roczny ranking państw w kategorii wolności i demokracji; oceniane jest przestrzeganie i ochrona praw politycznych i swobód obywatelskich, wywodzących się w dużej mierze z Powszechnej Deklaracji Praw Człowieka. Państwa są klasyfikowane jako wolne, częściowo wolne, albo bez wolności.Wskaźnik Wolności Gospodarczej - roczny raport publikowany przez The Wall Street Journal i Heritage Foundation. What does a doodle do? It boosts your memory and concentration. You know you're bored when you start shading in the squares of your notebook.

What does a doodle do? It boosts your memory and concentration

Apparently it's a habit that could be helping you to concentrate. In a neat little experiment, Jackie Andrade asked forty participants to listen to a monotone two and a half minute phone message about arrangements for a party. They were told the message would be dull, that there was no need to memorise it, but that they should write down the names of the people who would be able to attend the party. Crucially, half the participants were also told to 'doodle' as they listened, by shading in the squares and circles of their note-paper. Afterwards, the doodlers had noted fractionally more of the correct names (7.8 on average vs. 7.1 - a statistically significant difference). Andrade said more research is obviously needed to find out how doodling helps us maintain our attention. PSYCHOLOGY.


The Phobia List. Jonathan Haidt on the moral roots of liberals and conservatives.