Saturday, June 20, 2015

All journeys have secret destinations...

You have yours and I have mine and Rolling Stone has their 50 greatest progressive rock albums of all time. I have 22 of those 50 but hadn't even heard of many of the bands or albums. By the time I was nearly through with the article I guessed correctly what #1 was and don't have any problems with it. #2 was In the Court of the Crimson King.

Jackson Pollock is coming to the DMA this November.

Richard Diebenkorn, Ocean Park #116, 1979. Take a few minutes to explore an introduction to Diebenkorn.
I recently discovered the Japanese concept of Wabi-sabi, an appreciation of authentic beauty based on acceptance that nothing lasts, nothing is finished, and nothing is perfect.

Factoclock give you the time and a factoid every minute.

The internet map lets you drill down into the constellations to find your favorite website.
A l-o-n-g introduction to writing software. What is code?

Microsoft, Google, and Mozilla are collaborating on a binary format for Javascript.

A map showing the most popular fictional character from each state. Or how about 50 sarcastic state mottos.

The green device on the right is the actual "safe" plug from the Little Boy atomic bomb, removed from the device in-flight and replaced by a red "armed" plug (facsimile on left). Image by Alex Wellerstein. From an article on history of the Manhattan Project.
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...of which the traveler is unaware. ~Martin Buber

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