Commute Map In Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us), the author states that commute times throughout history have remained steady at roughly a half hour in each direction. Advances in transportation technology (our feet, horses, bicycles, trains, automobiles, flying cars, etc.) allow us to live farther from where we work. This got me thinking about my own commute from Berkeley to San Francisco, how it compares to those of my neighbors, and how commutes vary across the country. This visualization draws a red circle at the center of each zip code indicating the number of people who travel to or from that area.
Binary - it's digitalicious! How binary works: The binary number system (aka base 2) represents values using two symbols, typically 0 and 1. Computers call these bits. A bit is either off (0) or on (1). When arranged in sets of 8 bits (1 byte) 256 values can be represented (0-255). FishIE Tank fish 1024 x 1002 window size Thanks for checking out this site. This demo uses the canvas element to draw fish swimming in a fish tank. 3D Paintings on Panes of Glass Using multiple layers of clear glass, Canada based David Spriggs and Chinese born Xia Xiaowan, transform flat artwork into 3D sculptures. Viewers are treated to different shifting perspectives of the works based on where they stand in the art space. Spriggs work revolves around powerful explosive imagery, often resembling storms, cosmic blasts or firework like explosions. Xiawan’s “spatial paintings,” which often feature distorted figures, are drawn individually using colored pencil on tinted glass. Only when these pieces are combined on their floor racks do the images create the whole hologram like effect.
the quiet place communication with the quiet place will be operated via the [spacebar] keycommunication with the quiet place will be operated via your fingergently squeeze that key, nowgently touch the screen, now in order to get the most out of your experience please silence your phone, turn on your speakers and press the [f-11] key or [cmd+shift+f] on macin order to get the most out of your experience turn up the volume and rotate landscapeagain, press [spacebar] to continueagain, tap to continue seriously though, silence your phone. it's pointless otherwisedon't worry - this is *not* one of those places that scare the crap out of youdon't worry - this is *not* one of those places that scare the crap out of you welcome to the quiet placeagain, press [spacebar] to continue
Duff Hendrickson _ "3D Duff Hendrickson" Animation for "NATIVE's" Mark RedFox (see Quicktime movie here) Skull picture is LINK to movie Animation for "NATIVE's" Roger Fernandes (see Quicktime movie here) fishman picture is LINK to movie Animation for "NATIVE" (see Quicktime movie here) fishpower picture is LINK to movie Animation of a trip in space(see 3MB Quicktime movie here) 82 Clever and Creative Fred & Friends Products I'm sure you've come across Fred & Friend products before at your local indie store and might not have even known it. Last weekend I was cruising around town and stopped at an indie store only to find one whole corner of the place dedicated to Fred & Friend products. It was heavenly. I stood there for probably more than a half hour laughing and checking out all their cool stuff. A lot of creativity goes into the making of these products, and I think part of that cleverness is shown in the name of the product and the slogan.
Abandoned Buildings Venturing into abandoned structures is perhaps the most common example of urban exploration. At times, sites are entered first by locals, and may sport large amounts of graffiti and other acts of vandalism. Explorers face various risks in abandoned structures including collapsing roofs and floors, broken glass, guard dogs, the presence of chemicals and other harmful substances, most notably asbestos, hostile squatters and motion detectors. Some explorers wear respirators to protect their airways and proper attire to protect their bodies. Os Gémeos + Blu, Lisbon Some amazing things are happening in Lisbon; this wall is just incredible, and Sam3 is getting in on the action too. Of course, Blu's bloated corporate figure sucking the world dry is very topical. Update: the eyes of the fat corporate guy are suspended from the roof, so move in the wind. so good. See more Blu + more Os Gémeos. artists: Blu + Os Gémeoslocation: Lisbon via Os Gémeos' blog
Peter Callesen By exploring the relationship between two and three dimensionality in his paper arts, Peter Callesen, a talented artist from Denmark, created these amazing papercut artworks. His canvas is the commonly used 80 gsm A4 sheet of paper. Enjoy!