I always thought this was sorta cool. The idea of messages going backward through time. Can’t remember where I found this, unfortunately. 🙂Read More Shakespeare with Bacon
I was goofing around with some software, seeing if a certain filter gave a random or the same effect each time. Turns out it was random. When it generated this, I knew it was the one. If you look carefully, maybe with the fullsize image, you can make out a face in the circle. To […]Read More singularity – a look at the future?
I just updated an article at earthpages.org. It is about mysticism, science and politics. The article has been kicking around earthpages since at least 2008. When I looked at it today, I couldn’t believe how poorly written it was. Slightly embarrassing! I don’t know why it was so lousy back then. But I do know […]Read More Old wine in new skins
This is a worthwhile film about the 19th-century luminary Ernst Haeckel. I just watched it on DVD. The special features indicate that it took 22 years to make! The filmmaker creates elaborate animations of Haeckel’s scientific artwork using old-school editing techniques, because he was first inspired to make the film before PCs went mainstream. Amazing. […]Read More Proteus – film about Ernst Haeckel (2004)
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Charles Darwin as a young man, probably subsequent to the Galápagos visit (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Charles Robert Darwin (1809-82) was an English naturalist whose The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection of 1859 proposed a view of evolution in which “natural selection” determines which species survive and…
Is it just me, or is there something mildly unsettling about this?Read More Latest incarnation of Asimo
brain-universe-parallel, originally uploaded by Cecilia Fletcher. I thought this was sort of interesting.Read More brain-universe-parallel