The art of science

I have always been interested in what lies at the intersection of science and art. There are of course many different ways of looking at this. There is the idea...

Cool i-Images at MICDS

I just spent a day at MICDS in St. Louis talking with a small but select group of teachers about creativity in teaching, the role of big ideas, the meaning of T...

Going cuckoo!

Three different news-stories/articles came to my notice today all connected by the infamous brood parasite the cuckoo. The first is a part of Olivia Judson̵...

A brief history…

… um… pretty much everything, rendered as a 2100 page-long flipbook. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNYZH9kuaYM&feature=player_embedded...

For Sean & his students

Sean had this wonderful post on his blog (Is this a sluggish strategy?) about this whole scientific and mathematical poetry that is going around. He links to so...

Correlates of creativity

Just came across this on the Ph.D. design list (a listserv for discussion of PhD studies and related research in Design) from a posting by Charles Burnette. He ...

Representing DNA as code

What does it mean to represent something? Sean Nash (of Nashworld) and I have been having some fun at the expense of periodic representations (my post and his r...

On messing with your mind

A fascinating series of illusions to reveal just how complicated a phenomenon perception is. I was particularly impressed by the “rubber hand” illus...