Forget the Shortest Route Across a City; New Algorithm Finds the Most Beautiful | MIT Technology Review
If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But Yahoo! researchers have come up with an approach that could change that.
"Creativity[…]is how we interact with each other, it’s like trying to insist that you’re alive."
In Philadelphia, the Internet Archive is assembling a new way to monitor campaigns on TV
Every television ad, news segment, political blog, and campaign website in the Philadelphia market will be searchable prior to the November 4 election
"If It Reads, It Bleeds," by Joanna Zylinska.
“Coder’s High”: One Hit and You’re Hooked for Life!
These days I write more than I code, but one of the things I miss about programming is the coder’s high: those times when, for hours on end, I would lock my vision straight at the computer screen, trance out, and become a human-machine hybrid zipping through the virtual architecture…
And so I will repeat that throughout the book I have a very simple formula: “imaginative training for epistemological performance”. That is what I call not “the aesthetic”, but aesthetic education. Aesthetic education means, for me, to teach in a certain way. It’s not the onto-phenomenological descriptions of the aesthetic, if you know what I mean. It’s an adjective rather than a gerund. Epistemological performance is to construct objects of knowledge differently. That kind of project cannot be completed. In that sense, it’s a work in progress, not in the sense of developing new thought.
In need of a Human Bandwidth Manager.
Portal: Histoire de la Psychiatrie
Univers thématique de la Bibliothèque médicale Henri Ey du Centre hospitalier Sainte-Anne.