Today there is algorithmic encoding of real life art. But what if machines take over? Is there any possibility of better living through networks in this condition?
Its dangerous to assume that concepts are only accessible to the prepared. The Art Gallery of Knoxville
…new martyrs willing to sacrifice themselves for the beauty of the machinery. Christophe Bruno
Everyone takes the limits of his own vision for the limits of the world. Arthur Schopenhauer
The open data movement is going toward the direction you are probably thinking about. Open data is less known than open access, but I think, if the vision of open data can be realized, it will bring huge benefits including real time data publishing/sharing and data reuse, which will accelerate science and technology development for sure. AJ Chen W3C Scientific Publishing Task Force
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Fractal Dimensions and the Brain Note that the use of the third dimension in computing systems is not an either-or choice but a continuum between two and three dimensions. In terms of biological intelligence, the human cortex is actually rather flat, with only six thin layers that are elaborately folded, an architecture that greatly increases the surface area. This folding is one way to use the third dimension. In “fractal” systems (systems in which a drawing placement or folding rule is iteratively applied), structures that are elaborately folded are considered to constitute a partial dimension. From that perspective, the convoluted surface of the human cortex represents a number of dimensions between two and three. Other brain structures, such as the cerebellum, are three-dimensional but comprise a repeating structure that is essentially two-dimensional. It is likely that our future computational systems will also combine systems that are highly folded two-dimensional systems with fully three-dimensional structures. Ray Kurzweil from The Singularity is Near, When Humans Transcend Biology
Biological reality is our brain trying to decipher the world in order to survive. Brian Holmes
Graph Theory by Jason Freedman (concept, music, programming), Patricia Reed (design), Maja Cerar (Violin).
The present age prefers the sign to the thing signified, the copy to the original, fancy to reality, the appearance to the essence for in these days illusion only is sacred, truth profane.
Ludwig Feuerbach 1804-1872 German Philosopher