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The “Droste effect” is when images recursively include themselves. 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. Blog : Droste Effect with Mathematica
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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. 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.
(With last update date) Cover Foreword (August 13, 2009) Part 1. A course in consciousness
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). According the construal level theory people perceive events that vary in several types of psychological distance: • temporal distance (time) • spatial distances (physical space) Construal level theory
Juan Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. For three decades, he has sought to put the relationship of the West and the Muslim world in historical context. Informed Comment-Thoughts on the Middle East, History and Religion
As long as we make efforts to take care of ourselves and live healthy, there is a good chance that our bodies will serve us well for a long time. Our bodies truly are amazing. You might be surprised at what your body is capable of after reading these 50 weird facts about the human body: The Brain Complex and poorly understood, the brain is what makes everything work properly. 50 Incredibly Weird Facts About the Human Body
Meanings and Symbolism of the Fish Realm To fully appreciate the symbolic meanings of fish, we must first consider their watery domain. Water holds ancient symbolic meanings dealing with the subconscious and depth of knowledge. Water contains all the mysteriousness of the unknown. Symbolic Meanings of Fish
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. 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.
You know you're bored when you start shading in the squares of your notebook. 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. What does a doodle do? It boosts your memory and concentration
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Jonathan Haidt on the moral roots of liberals and conservatives | Video on... - StumbleUpon