Friday May 17
Coming Soon: A Place for Science and Art to Play Together
"The Negation of Time, Prologue" at Le Laboratoire, by William Kentridge with Peter Galison and Philip Miller It's possible that scientists and artists may have one side of their brain more dominant than the other, with the broadly opposite characteristics of logic and creativity, but the best innovations in both fields tend to come from using the ... (more)
A Camera Lucida for the 21st Century
A couple of days ago I became aware of a rather interesting project on KickStarter.com . Two guys - Pablo Garcia and Golan Levin - have designed something called the NeoLucida , which will have the honor of being the first portable camera lucida to be manufactured in nearly a century and the lowest-cost commercial camera lucida ever designed.
F#%King Up Everything Announces Puppet Sweepstakes
When these Brooklyn hipsters aren't true to who they are, they ruin everything. Especially children's puppeteer Christian Schwartzelberg when he meets singer-songwriter Juliana, the girl of his dreams has been praised for David Valentin es' puppets - in F#%KING UP EVERYTHING there are hysterical puppet appearances by Noam Chomsky, the Cure's Ro ... (more)
The Austin Chronicle
I Call B.S.
While at a house party Saturday night, I found a piece of forgotten birthday cake, so I bit off the top and threw the rest into the yard.