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Painting, Its Ways and Faces "The adventure of painting is that it is the eye alone that can attend to material existence or material presence [...]" (39). Deleuze relates to two definitions of painting - one by line and color, which is visual, and the other by trait and color-patch, which is manual. He then proceeds to...
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The Elements and Movements in Bacon's Paintings "There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportions" (Sir Francis Bacon) Deleuze distinguishes 3 pictorial elements in Bacon's paintings, which together constitute a highly precise system - the field that is the spatializing material structure, the...
From Wildcat
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Sensation and Forces "Not to reproduce what we can already see, but to make visible what we cannot" (Paul Klee) The task of art, in all its forms, is to capture forces. Deleuze and Guattari say that this, ultimately, is what makes art abstract - the "summoning" and making visible of otherwise imperceptible forces (Deleuze...
From Wildcat
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This article was originally published at 3quarksdaily and io9 Mid-way through H.G.Wells’ The...
From Rourke
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In this book, I discovered one of the most inspiring (fore)words in the area of BRAIN SCIENCE that swiftly explain consciousness as if it never represented much of a problem. I am sure you will enjoy. "Modeling Phase Transitions in the Brain" Editors: D. Alistair Steyn-Ross · Moira Steyn-Ross Early in the 19th century debates on...
From gamma
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(Below are some brief thoughts on the effects on creativity in the Information Age, taken from...
From Apollo
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Zeesy Powers Zeesy Powers gave us some impressions on the following questions for the Future...
From Gabriel Shalom
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t]he earth — the deterritorialized, the glacial, the giant molecule — is abody without...
From wordofcommand
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This essay was originally published on my site: MachineMachine.net In two short essays –...
From Rourke
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Smarter animals recognize themself in a mirror. Others see their reflection and act like its another animal. They hide their food, get ready for a fight, or run away for example. Monkeys are smart enough to act based on where others are looking. They value 1 of 2 boxes higher if a person appears to value it, and more often choose to open that...
From BenRayfield
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Something from the Past-Future-Present. "Imagine, if you can, a small room, hexagonal in shape, like the cell of a bee. It is lighted neither by window nor by lamp, yet it is filled with a soft radiance. There are no apertures for ventilation, yet the air is fresh. There are no musical instruments, and yet, at the moment that my...
From sonicport+techfolder
from neurons to self by Rodolfo R. Llinas This essay arose out of a set of talks given at The University of St. Andrews in Scotland, where Professor Glen Cottrell had graciously invited me to give the American Alumni Lectures in 1989. Little did I know then that St. Andrews would be back in my life, when, in 1998, my son...
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Humans can build spaceships and fly to the moon because they have a more advanced communication...
From BenRayfield
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Something's exciting about the bluish little illustrations printed on nearly every page of...
From gamma
 
When 2 scientists meet the first time, they should start as Socrates did. Its the only way to...
From BenRayfield
 
In 1997 the superformula was discovered, which solved the problem of the limited symmetry of...
From CoCreatr
 
Systems thinking is relevant to all professions and academic disciplines that deal with life in...
From CoCreatr
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Another brilliant project by Katie Paterson A thousand trees have been planted in Nordmarka, a...
From First Dark
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The fashionable ideology that “artificial” lacks the inherent goodness of “natural” is...
From Mariana Soffer
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Motivating people is very simple, and its surprising how most people can fail to understand its most basic concept.... Everyone acts toward their own goals, whatever those may be, some weighted more important than others. They act toward nothing else. Their goals may include good things for others or that others also accomplish their own goals in...
From BenRayfield
 
http://libraryofbabel.info/search.cgi Search term: relay thinking moment to software...
From sonicport+techfolder
 
Why artificial intelligence research has been working on the wrong problem. Slow down to learn...
From CoCreatr
 
Grapholectic Thought and the Fallacy of Misplaced Concreteness --- published in full at...
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