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Michael Whitman
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For the last two years, Andrey Rudenko has been 3D printing a concrete castle in in his yard, layer by layer. Now, his castle is finally finished. Andrey shared pictures of his process over the pas...
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There's always something new to discover with origami.
Curved-Crease Sculpture. by Erik Demaine and Martin Demaine. represented by Anne-Brigitte Sirois of Guided By Invoices. Paper folds itself into a natural equilibrium form depending on its creases. These equilibria are poorly understood, especially for curved creases. We are exploring what shapes ...
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This film clip will give folks a glimpse at the kind of documentary we will be producing. Though the major thrust of this film’s message concerns ‘affordable permanence’ in new construction Architecture, the narrative will also whole heartedly address a litany of profound cultural and environmental advantages that very naturally follow this defining element of what the Hope for Architecture Initiative is about. This film will look at what it mean...
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Taking your pulse, by video. We're about two breakthroughs off screaming 'ENHANCE' at a monitor.
An example of using our Eulerian Video Magnification framework for visualizing the human pulse. (a) Four frames from the original video sequence. (b) The same four frames with the subject's pulse ...
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James H. Simons is a pretty cool guy.
The billionaire mathematician James H. Simons had led a life of ferocious curiosity.
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A puzzle for the Google interview process and/or Grade 11 Viet school kids. I must work on this some time, and see if I can get ANYWHERE near the 45 minute time limit the kids solved it in.
CS in VN. 16 March 2013. During my recent trip to Vietnam I took the opportunity to visit some schools and see how computer science was taught there. Officially, foreigners require permission from the department of education to enter schools. But it's much simpler (and the results are more ...
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All work and no play makes Jack incredibly industrious I can only assume
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It was a choice between Facebook and my degree, and if I didn't make the decision consciously then it would be made for me (by Facebook). Haven't logged in for 6 months :P
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Tracking a German politician using his mobile phone data. One of the most interesting data visualizations (with the Google Maps API) that I've seen, ever.
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You could say that it is... handy?
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Studies architecture, does math for fun
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    Master of Architecture, 2012
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