Cai Guo-Qiang

06 March 2008

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Just stopped by cpluv and was reminded of this incredible artist that I saw featured on the PBS series Art: 21. Seriously cool installation art.

Creativity in education

06 March 2008

Ken Robinson at TED gives a humorous and convincing talk about the importance of creativity in education.

If you didn’t know about TED, it’s really worth checking out. “Inspired talks by the world’s greatest thinkers and doers”.

Blue Brain

06 March 2008

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“Can a thinking, remembering, decision-making, biologically accurate brain be built from a supercomputer?”

Great article about the Blue Brain project which attempts to map the brain comprehensively in hardware and software.

Devil’s Pool

06 March 2008

“…Swimming at the Devil’s Pool, a natural rock pool at the very top of the Victoria Falls, at Zimbabwe, with a height of about 100 metres.”

Check out more pics and vids of the insanity.

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Infrared sensors detect eye blinks – lets you change tracks, pause, etc. From Tokyo, of course. More here.

Hush and NikeID

05 March 2008

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Really cool new in-store visuals for NikeID by Hush. More here.

JonPaul Douglass

05 March 2008

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Nice work from JonPaul Douglass.

Tropic Thunder

05 March 2008

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New Ben Stiller movie has Robert Downey Jr… as black man?

Pulsar

05 March 2008

Submission to a Japanese animation contest. This was animated using gypsum replacements – every frame is actually an entirely seperate model from the last.

Evolution of car logos

04 March 2008

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Geeky design knowledge here.