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  1. Starting to get my art into local shops. It’s a scary step, but exciting, too. :)

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  3. expose-the-light:

    High Speed Photographs of Exploding Lightbulbs Filled with Objects

    (Source: thisiscolossal.com, via exploratorium)

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  5. Son asked me to knit him a hat. Got that done in record time with such nice motivation. :)

    Son asked me to knit him a hat. Got that done in record time with such nice motivation. :)

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  7. likeafieldmouse:

    Holger Lippmann - Perlin Scape 1 (2011)

    "The Perlin Scape 1 series is based on a perlin noise algorithm, which generates color map dependent line by line sequences of either ellipses or rectangles on a 2 dimensional surface.

    This software works with different keyboard input values to compose a rather painting-like image out of different color maps. These map arrays are called by random, noise and/or manual order.”

    (via allherfavoritefruit)

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  9. sciencesourceimages:

    How Mandelbrot’s Fractals Changed The World

    by Jack Challoner/BBC News

    During the 1980s, people became familiar with fractals through those weird, colorful patterns made by computers. But few realize how the idea of fractals has revolutionized our understanding of the world, and how many fractal-based systems we depend upon.

    Unfortunately, there is no definition of fractals that is both simple and accurate. Like so many things in modern science and mathematics, discussions of “fractal geometry” can quickly go over the heads of the non-mathematically-minded. This is a real shame, because there is profound beauty and power in the idea of fractals.

    The best way to get a feeling for what fractals are is to consider some examples. Clouds, mountains, coastlines, cauliflowers and ferns are all natural fractals. These shapes have something in common - something intuitive, accessible and aesthetic.

    They are all complicated and irregular: the sort of shape that mathematicians used to shy away from in favor of regular ones, like spheres, which they could tame with equations.

    Mandelbrot famously wrote: “Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.”

    The chaos and irregularity of the world - Mandelbrot referred to it as “roughness” - is something to be celebrated. It would be a shame if clouds really were spheres, and mountains cones.

    Look closely at a fractal, and you will find that the complexity is still present at a smaller scale. A small cloud is strikingly similar to the whole thing. A pine tree is composed of branches that are composed of branches - which in turn are composed of branches.

    Read the entire article

    Fractal images © Laguna Design / Science Source

    Mandelbrodt photo © Emilio Segrè / Science Source

    (via visualizingmath)

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  11. I started a new tumblr for my digital doodles: devoneckstein.tumblr.com

    I started a new tumblr for my digital doodles: devoneckstein.tumblr.com

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  13. Looking forward to seeing these on paper.

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  15. "I love watching the rain hit the road. So many parabolas." - me, being typical, yesterday

    "I love watching the rain hit the road. So many parabolas." - me, being typical, yesterday

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  17. Enjoying this palette.

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  19. I made a thing about making things.

    I made a thing about making things.

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  21. Weaving is finished for the guitar strap. A few more steps before it’s a functional object. #inkle

    Weaving is finished for the guitar strap. A few more steps before it’s a functional object. #inkle

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  23. Holy fauxlags. #spinning

    Holy fauxlags. #spinning