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Max Planck Research Networks
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OECD – Your Better Life Index Average personal index for Germany, men, 15–24 How’s life? There is more to life than the cold numbers of GDP and economic statistics – This Index allows you to compare well-being across countries, based on 11 topics the OECD has identified as essential, in the areas of material living conditions and quality of life. Download executive summary Download the index data Learn more about the index Better Life BlogArchive Happiness pays For World Happiness Day our guest author suggests that money can't buy you happiness but happiness may get you more money. more ... Gender equality in the workplace Over the past twenty years, women have made huge gains in the workplace but full job equality is still far from reality. more ... Education for well-being: Online discussion We know education is an essential component of well-being, so what makes an education that promotes well-being? more ... Visit our blog Blog RSS feed Find Out MoreArchive Mar 19, 2014 Society at a Glance 2014: OECD Social Indicators

Markus Kison Pulse 2008 Pulse est une visualisation en temps réel des récentes émotions des rédacteurs de blogs privés du service Blogger. Celles-ci sont analysées et comparées à une liste de synonymes d’émotions. Ces données sont visualisées physiquement par la métamorphose d’un objet malléable suspendu dans le vide par de nombreux fils reliés à des moteurs. Le tout est inspiré de la Théorie psychoevolutionaire des émotions de Robert Plutchik (1980) qui divise les émotions humaines en 8 émotions de bases reparties sur un cône tri-dimensionnel lui même divisé en 24 zones. Pulse peut grandir dans ces 24 directions et représente par ce volume une partie de l’état émotionnel actuel de l’Internet. L’oeuvre prend place dans un cube transparent de 50 cm de largeur. Markus Kison a étudié le design graphique et la physique à Ulm puis la communication visuelle à Berlin. Découvrez ses derniers travaux sur

Body. By Stanza. Data Art About Stanza Stanza is an internationally recognized artist, who has been exhibiting worldwide since 1984. His artworks have won prestigious painting prizes and ten first prize art awards including:- Vidalife 6.0 First Prize. SeNef Grand Prix. Videobrasil First Prize. His artworks have been exhibited globally with over fifty exhibitions in the last five years including:- Venice Biennale: Victoria Albert Museum : Tate Britain : Mundo Urbano Madrid : New Forest Pavilion Artsway: State Museum, Novorsibirsk. His mediums include; painting, video, prints, generative artworks and installations. Artistic Statement. I am researching data within cities and the built environment and how this can be represented, visualized and interpreted. There are three strands of my working process; these involve collecting the data, visualizing the data, and then displaying the data. KEYWORDS. © Copyright Stanza 2012 email: stanza at

Palimpseste 3D Navigator Palimpseste 3D Navigator propose pour sa première utilisation une navigation dans le site internet Electronic Shadow. Un choix redactionnel a été concerté pour classer l'information du site en différentes catégories: les projets, les différents domaines de création, les thèmes, la chronologie ainsi que les lieux. Palimpseste est un navigateur qui repose sur les liens. Chaque entité liée, ici des mots-clés, se définit à la fois par ce qu'elle est mais aussi par ce qui la relie aux autres entités. couleurs Appliqué au site web de Electronic Shadow, les différents types de liens sont: - les projets - les catégories (ou domaines de création) - la chronologie et les lieux - les thèmes En choisissant un mot (click sur le mot), celui-ci se met au centre et dévoile sa nébuleuse de liens. liens HTML Les liens HTML sont proposés pour certains mots, si celui-ci est activé, la page s'affiche au dessus de Palimpseste, permettant une navigation internet classique. niveaux de détail Environnement graphique

valence << ben fry valence Valence is a set of software sketches about building representations that explore the structures and relationships inside very large sets of information. Genome Valence is the most recent incarnation of this software. It visualizes biological data and was created for the Whitney Biennial in 2002. A simplified online version of the text-analyzing valence was built with Processing. This project makes an appearance in the movie Minority Report thanks to John Underkoffler, the film's Science & Technology Advisor. Another edition of valence compares two German books, for a 2001 installation at the Ars Electronica Center in Linz, Austria. This page primarily covers the original version of Valence (first developed in early 1999), which was developed as part of my Master's Thesis titled Organic Information Design. View a QuickTime movie of Valence.

Plutchik Pulse Le Sanctum Construit d’après les travaux du psychologue américain Robert Plutchik, la roue des émotions est un modèle des émotions humaines. Il est composé de 8 émotions de base, opposées deux à deux, et de multiples nuances. Dans cette roue, les émotions s’organisent selon leur opposition polaire, autour de deux dimensions principales : L’angle d’orientation par rapport au centre de la roue qui détermine le type même de l’émotion identifiée ;La distance par rapport au centre de la roue qui permet de définir l’intensité de cette émotion. Plutchik considère huit émotions primaires : peur, surprise, tristesse, dégoût, colère, anticipation, joie et acceptation, avec lesquelles il compose d’autres formes d’émotions. Ceci peut permettre approfondir les émotions et comportement d’un personnage au cours de l’histoire. Inversement, si un personnage est naturellement optimiste, c’est parce que ses émotions/attitudes principales sont la joie et l’anticipation. Articles liés WordPress: J'aime chargement…

Pitch Interactive: The Holy Bible and the Holy Quran: A Comparison of Words In order to understand a religion, we can refer to its holy book, which establishes guidelines and principles for followers to adhere to. At the same time, followers, both radical and mild, interpret the holy text to provide a deeper and often more complex meaning of a particular verse, often to help explain issues that directly affect their personal beliefs. Unfortunately, people of one faith try to use the holy text of another faith to ridicule that faith or show its abominations by pointing to a particular text, often entirely out of context or misquoted. Without going deep into personal interpretations, we built a simple linguistic toolset that allows you to search for a word and similar variations of that word to visualize its frequency in both texts. Credits/Sources: Concept, Design, Programming: Pitch Interactive (@pitchinc) Synonym API: King James Holy Bible: The Holy Quran:

Archée : cyberart et cyberculture artistique Entrevue avec ®TMark Richard Barbeau Dans le cadre de la participation du collectif d'activistes ®TMark à la Biennale du Whitney 2000, Archée (qui avait commenté l'événement le mois dernier) a réalisé une entrevue avec Ernest Lucha, porte-parole du groupe composé de cinq membres anonymes. ? ®TMark : ®TMark est une société de courtage qui permet à des investisseurs anonymes de financer des projets de sabotage dont le but est de médiatiser les abus d'une certaine démocratie corporative. Bien sûr, en tant que personnes décentes et sensées (comme c'est le cas pour la majorité des gens du milieu corporatiste), nous espérons que les interventions que nous commanditons mèneront à un plus grand profit plutôt qu'à quoi que ce soit de dommageable. En ce qui concerne la notion de "profit", la différence élémentaire entre ®TMark et les autres corporations est que nous donnons à ce terme une définition différente. ? La "responsabilité limitée" est essentiellement un dégagement des responsabilités.

DataViz: Information as Art | Beall Center for Art + Technology DataViz: Information as Art explores a wide range of practices that data artists and designers are currently using in their works including interactive dynamic images, sculptures and installations. Far exceeding the realm of simple animated graphics, these works are elegant forms of visualization that help us to contemplate the aesthetics and meaning of the ever-increasing, omnipresent data we are bombarded by daily. The exhibition includes works by Alice Aycock; Ingo Günther; Helen & Newton Harrison; Brian House; Nathalie Miebach; Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle courtesy of Christopher Grimes Gallery; MIT SENSEable City Lab; Paula Scher courtesy of Bryce Walkowitz Gallery; 43d: Junichi Oguro & Motohiro Sunouchi; Fernanda Viégas & Martin Wattenberg. Major support of this exhibition and its related events are provided by the Beall Family Foundation. Artist Links: 43d: Junichi Oguro & Motohiro Sunouchi: Fernanda Viégas & Martin Wattenberg:

Art in the age of “big data” | Nicola Triscott Lise Autogena + Joshua Portway, Most Blue Skies (2010) I’m currently at ISEA2012, the 18th International Symposium on Electronic Art, a six-day international conference, this year taking place in Albuquerque under the glorious banner ‘Machine Wilderness’, which references the New Mexico region as an area of rapid growth and technology within vast expanses of open land. Astrophysicist and President of the Leonardo Institute for Art, Science and Technology, Roger Malina gave a keynote to a packed auditorium, in which he discussed (in a rich and wide-ranging lecture) the epistemological revolution that is underway with the arrival of the era of “big data”. The amount of data in our world has exploded, Malina explained. Today, each day we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data (source: IBM). At ISEA, there are a few examples of artworks using large data arrays. Agnes Chavez & Alessandro Saccoia, (x)trees Jer Thorp, Random Number Multiples Mark Hansen + Ben Rubin, Listening Post (2002-6)

rhizome Published on Wed, Oct 2nd 2013 6:41 p.m. Start Date Sat, Oct 12th 2013 7 p.m. ...Data”, a show on the perspectives of data, climate, and art curated by Isabel Walcott Draves, Founde... The IMC Lab + Gallery is pleased to present “Climate Art: New Ways of Seeing Data”, a show on the perspectives of data, climate, and art curated by Isabel Walcott Draves, Founder of LISA(Leaders in Software and Art[url] Neural magazine It’s very hard to resist the invitation to write something on the lunar surface. Moon, the work that brings together the untameable Ai Wei Wei and Olafur Eliasson allows you to do exactly this. Connecting to the website Moon it → Data DVD – LINE Not for the first time did our office player release sounds that made us doubt that our equipment was functioning imperfectly: actually this happens quite regularly to people who focus on the contemporary experimental scenes. In times of increasing online networked surveillance, the need for our disconnection and emancipation from centralized technological platforms becomes more and more crucial. During the last edition of Transmediale festival in Berlin, the foyer of HKW was occupied by numerous theodolite scopes and data viewers, used to reveal to the audience different correlations of data. Issue #46, Autumn 2013 ISSN: 2037-108X Subscribe now! The new Neural issue is hot from the press. Subscribe now! CD – Moozak