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How Does the Brain See?

I found this short video (6:26) from Autodesk’s Tom Wujec on 3 ways the brain creates meaning.  This is the science behind how we receive and assimilate information.

Communication

Frans Lanting: The story of life in photographs

In this stunning slideshow, celebrated nature photographer Frans Lanting presents The LIFE Project, a poetic collection of photographs that tell the story of our planet, from its eruptive beginnings to its present diversity. 56 more words

Video

TEDxNaperville and the rise of eSports

http://cdn.tribtv.com/wgnam/podcasts/briannoonan/151101-tedxnaperville-esports-arthur-zards-kurt-melcher.mp3

Brian is joined by TEDxNaperville organizer Arthur Zardis and speaker Kurt Melcher, who is also the Associate Athletic Director and eSports Coordinator at Robert Morris University, to discuss the upcoming event and the rise of eSports in college athletics (specifically, League of Legends). 20 more words

Brian Noonan

Giant Suspended Net Installations by Janet Echelman

In the late 1990s artist Janet Echelman traveled to India as a Fulbright Scholar with the intention of giving painting exhibitions around the country.

She shipped her painting supplies ahead of time and landed in the fishing village of Mahabalipuram to begin her exhibitions with one major hitch: the painting supplies never arrived. 138 more words

Pictures

How a driverless car sees the road

I found this TED talk on self driving cars interesting, particularly the time frame mentioned at the end that Google is aiming for.  If it comes to fruition, it could revolutionize travel by the 2020s. 138 more words

Zeitgeist