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Art and science

posted by Aaron Cohen   Aug 08, 2010

I don’t know what is being represented in either of these posts from but does it float, but they’re both capital G Gorgeous.

The images from ‘The most interesting trend in the development of the Internet is not how it is changing people’s ways of thinking but how it is adapting to the way that people think’ are from 3D compositions (concepts for Iron Man 2) by Prologue.

Here’s an example from ‘The most intense moments the universe has ever known are the next 15 seconds’, which is a gallery of the University of Florida Sparse Matrix Collection.

Nasa-barth5

(Thanks, Adam)

We Work Remotely

Greg Saunders has a suggestion for a

posted by Jason Kottke   Apr 24, 2006

Greg Saunders has a suggestion for a simple Democratic ad campaign for the midterm elections consisting of three graphs: gas prices, oil company stock prices, and oil company campaign contributions.

PDF (2.3 Mb) of nifty infoviz graphs that

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 25, 2005

PDF (2.3 Mb) of nifty infoviz graphs that show different improvisation styles for jazz greats Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, and John Coltrane. More here. Reminds me a little of Tufte’s sparklines.

The trophies for the Contagious Media Showdown

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 22, 2005

The trophies for the Contagious Media Showdown were printed on Eyebeam’s 3-D printer. But even better, each trophy had that winning site’s traffic graph printed on it…the trophy for big winner Forget-Me-Not Panties is on the right.

Sparklines of landscapes of a few American states

posted by Jason Kottke   May 31, 2005

Sparklines of landscapes of a few American states. The one for Missouri has a little arch while the Iowa sparkline is almost flat.