“When a tree grows, it tries to get an exposure of each leaf to the sunlight, so a similar mechanism drives the branching of the tree,” he explained. “We wrote a computer algorithm to simulate this development, in order to grow architecture.” – Orproject
"The best way to discover something is to take an existing concept in one discipline and apply it to another." – Jeff Stibel, neuroscientist and author of Wired for Thought
Dabbling, or exploring new hobbies or interests, may be just what your brain needs to bring fresh ideas back to the office. Lisa Evans, Entrepreneur explores the benefits of dabbling – from a cooking class to calligraphy. What do you think?
Google is slowly but surely improving Google+ and trying to bring the social network to the masses. Yet some of Google+’s best features are less than obvious for both avid Google Plussers and those who are still wondering what the point of it is. Here are some of the more interesting or at least useful tips for getting the most out of Google+.
Just learned about this amazing land art installation from artist Danae Stratou, designer Alexandra Stratou and architect Stella Constantinides. It is located in El Gouna, Egypt near the Red Sea and was installed in 1997. See more photos at Colossal.
If the internet was a map – drawn to scale, no less – what would it look like? Artist Martin Vargic provides us with his interpretation including an Ocean of Information, a continent of Google and a country dedicated to internet crime.