Connections versus Flow

Each of these arrows can be like the telephone game, something important and subtle lost. Which of these is a better model    

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Taking Apart and Putting Back Together in a Repeatable Process

Taking an idea apart can be very informative. Especially when various parts need to be updated and optimized, continually changing like software releases.

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Emergent versus Imposed Boundaries

Not only watch how the semantic web is emerging, but to direct it’s flow in productive ways, geared for people in different areas that may vary widely in their density and resources, rather than as one empire. Because that only causes trouble in the long run.

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I Love Typography

Steve Kehlet looks at Typography

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Discrete Continuity

Sticker Shock by SPEEDtv See the sticker on the tire. It is a discrete rectangle. A fixed piece of information, it is not continuous. Tire by Mayarishi However, once the wheel goes in motion, the sticker can no longer be seen – the discrete shape appears to be a continuous blur. Therefore, discrete elements put […]

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Capturing and Communicating Flow

Krzysztof Penderecki communicates flow in his musical compositions through his own annotation system. Eventually his drawings are translated into traditional notes and lines so performers can play the work. But for his own purposes, and maybe to explain the details and overall patterns to performers and patrons – Penderecki’s own system captures his ideas best. […]

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Make Your View

Making your own view of science and society

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Form, Shape, Trace, Reckon, Calculate, Represent

location in the conceptual landscape

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Ontoforms

This is an image from the Standard Upper Ontology Working Group (SUO WG) Also shown as Fig. 3 in Accuracy&Aesthetic director Kenneth Field‘s upcoming publication “Ontologies, Categories, Folksonomies: An Organised Language of Sound” to be published in the fall and copyrighted by Organised Sound, an International Journal of Music and Technology, Cambridge Journals. Ken is […]

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