Sunday, March 16, 2008
Saturday, March 15, 2008
Having the modest goal to create artificial life, Theo Jansen not only invented a new wheel, a better wheel, and employed math, geometry and science to new extremes but also successfully accomplished his goal.
Theo Jansen: The art of creating creatures
Hans Rosling: Watch the end of poverty
With the right mathematical tools, starting with numerical data and using visual representation, Hans Rosling, a Swedish statistician, present an alternative view of the geopolitical world.
Alan Kay's brilliant Math-learning tool.
Alan Kay: A powerful idea about teaching ideas
Starting at 11:30 (min:sec) of the video clip, listen to the sound of the juggling pins as they hit the jjgglers' palms - the rhythm is an auditory pattern. Freeze frame the video and see their trajectories. These are visual geometric patterns. The two types of patterns coincide.
clipped from www.youtube.com
Raspyni Brothers: Welcome to Vaudeville 2.0