how it all ends

Know any Science teachers who want to borrow a cam?

via TheFischbowl

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art meets science

Nice – a full periodic table produced by 96 different printmakers, the elements rendered in every combination of woodcut, linocut, monotype, etching, lithograph, silkscreen, and collage. This one’s Tungsten (aka wolfram). Unfortunately they don’t all have that much scientific info attached to the images, but you can always get that here.

via Bionic Teaching

Warriors of The Net

This video’s been around for ages but it was always a favourite of mine, and though it’s a bit cheesey and out of date now (anyone for the Ping of Death?) it had a lasting impact on the way I understand the net – it’s still basically the way I visualise “packets” and “headers” :)

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When I first saw it I was still based at Lime Grove (it was released in 1999 to help up-skill telecomm engineers) and the idea of using a web-clip that was more than 70MB long in the classroom was ludicrous: how times have changed.

more info on the film – http://www.mundi.net/maps/maps_024/

coming to a wall near you soon

A good example of how mixed technologies can pretty the place up a bit. It’s a macro display system that responds to mobile txt input with movement and sound.

In each installation, participants send their thoughts and questions via SMS and voicemail. The responses are then projected and added to a dynamic spatialized audio composition.

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Now – what was it we were going to do with the wall of the EIM?