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The art of science: Stunning, psychedelic images from Fabian Oefner

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Aurora No. 01 (2013) This image illustrates the combustion of alcohol. A flame is stopped in time as it travels through a glass bottle, containing whiskey and oxygen. More starting at 7:39 in Oefner’s talk. In today’s TED Talk, Fabian Oefner shares breathtaking images at the nexus of art and…

The art of science: Stunning, psychedelic images from Fabian Oefner

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Aurora No. 01 (2013) This image illustrates the combustion of alcohol. A flame is stopped in time as it travels through a glass bottle, containing whiskey and oxygen. More starting at 7:39 in Oefner’s talk. In today’s TED Talk, Fabian Oefner shares breathtaking images at the nexus of art and…

Runnable Wants To Become The “YouTube Of Code”

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
For many developers, Googling code snippets is just part of their everyday routines. Those snippets, however, are spread all over the web. The co-founders behind Runnable, which is launching today, saw this in their own work at Amazon and hosting companies and decided to build what they call a “YouTube of…

Google Launches Web Designer, A Visual Tool For Building Interactive HTML5 Sites And Ads

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Google today announced the launch of Web Designer, a new tool for building interactive HTML5 sites and ads. The company first hinted at this launch in June, but had been quiet about it ever since. Web Designer, which Google calls a “professional-quality design tool,” is now officially in public beta and…

8 Reasons Valve’s Steam Machines Conquer the Living Room and 5 They Don’t

Originally posted on Tech:
If you’re eyeballing Valve’s SteamOS and Steam Machines announcements as some kind of weird, last ditch attempt to save PC gaming — a “can’t-beat-em-so-join-em” tactical capitulation to consoles — you need to think again, and more carefully. This isn’t Valve sort-of-kind-of picking PC gaming up off the desktop and walking it…

How Can You Be So Productive?

PAX Prime 2013 Review

Originally posted on EclectiK Originz:
First off, I have to say I had an amazing time at PAX this year. Four full days is a long time – incredibly exhausting, but it was worth every minute. Most of my time was spent sitting in various panels, but I did manage to make several rounds in…

Shockfossils: Making artwork with a 5 million volt electron accelerator

Originally posted on e MORFES:
Physicist and artist Todd Johnson makes shockfossils, lightning-style sculptures, created with a 5 million volt particle accelerator. Here is a video showing the process. Related articles Alexis Arnold’s Crystallized Books The Unusual Ceramics of Johnson Tsang Lernstift – The pen that vibrates when you make a mistake Revolution Water Wine Glass Pooleaf…

Final Thoughts for Computers in Architecture Class

Overall, I enjoyed the class. I learned a lot of new programs, some of which I feel will be useful in the future. I will probably keep using SketchUP for some of my projects. I didn’t get any direct experience with AutoCAD or Revit, but I did watch enough in tutorials to know that they […]

3D printing technology

http://blog.ted.com/2013/07/29/a-3d-printed-future-10-surprising-things-we-could-see-printed-soon/ This is a very interesting list for the current and future use of 3d printing.