29 05, 2013

Liter of Light (pass it on!)

How can a one liter bottle, some water (and a little chlorine) change a person's life? The Movement The Liter of Light began in the Philippines with one bottle light. Eventually, the movement grew [...]

24 05, 2013

Dan Deacon crowd-sourcing experiment !

Dan Deacon released this app to be used as a crowd sourcing experiment. From Dan Deacon: "Six months ago, I created the Dan Deacon app (powered by Wham City Lights) to turn my audience's [...]

22 05, 2013

Chromogram – data visualization

Chromograms are created by mapping words to colors, in order to visualize long sequences of text In this beautiful example of data visualization, Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg and Kate Hollenbach, used this technique to study the [...]

20 05, 2013

LRC new Online Lighting Pattern Book for Homes

From the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: Troy, N.Y. -- The Lighting Research Center (LRC)  has launched the first interactive website to help homeowners, contractors and builders choose the right light bulbs, fixtures [...]

6 05, 2013

Images from the Rijksmuseum

Check out this post by Brad Koerner: http://lucept.com/2013/04/08/rijksmuseum-image-library/ He gives an update on the Rijksmuseum, and also includes an excellent photo gallery of his personal photos.