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OneZoom

Think about this for a moment.  Fractal-based mind-map that can contain and visualise all human knowledge. The OneZoom software uses fractals to condense the entire tree of life into a single, zoomable page. OneZoom® is so named because all the information is on a single page: all you have to do is zoom to reveal details. Not a bad start...…

On Technology. The reality is that there is a problem, and the fish have learned. They have been tracked in the world — but we do something to possible change the next genes between a lot of books that we might never read. A computational coding project by Samim. He fed a Recurrent Neural Network with all existing TED Talk Transcripts (1904 speeches…

Songs of Humpbacks

Thanks to FlowingData for highlighting this link by Albert Cairo to the article by David Rothenberg and  Mike Deal " Whale Song Explained". The largest single pressing of any album of recorded music was not made by Michael Jackson or Mariah Carey, but by an animal the size of a city bus. Ten million copies of Songs of the Humpback Whale were inserted into…

Google Earth's Virtual Prado Museum. Madrid's Prado Museum has long been a destination for art lovers. In the company of the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, the Louvre Museum in France, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the Prado is home to countless masterpieces of western art. Unfortunately, the options for viewing its contents have always been either…

Alan Brody, Evan Ziporyn, Jay Scheib, Krzysztof Wodiczko High tech tools have become a means for both creating and communicating art. For some of the symposium panelists, this poses a mixed blessing. Evan Ziporyn describes the evolution of his musical composition... Link: Art and Technology.

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