Sunday, 29 March 2020

Auto Logo Maker (2020)



Created for fun at mybrandnewlogo.com (HERE). An automatic logo maker that helps you create your own logo. The logo creator automatically generates multiple logo designs for you to choose.



A Trip Through Japan


From A Trip Through Japan: HERE.

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

"The Great Wave" Pop-Up Card (2020)



An excellent Pop-Up greeting card based on Hokusai's The Great Wave. Available for $12 from HERE.

Monday, 16 March 2020

On individual vs. statistical lives (2020)



A spread from Edward Tufte's latest work in progress (Seeing with Fresh Eyes) HERE.

Saturday, 14 March 2020

Voyaging southward from the Strait of Magellan (1924)


Voyaging southward from the Strait of Magellan, written and illustrated by Rockwell Kent.  HERE.


The Sleeping Beauty (1920)


The Sleeping Beauty by Charles Seddon Evans and Arthur Rackham. HERE.

Inspiration




From an interview with Anish Kapoor in the Guardian.
 
Q: Do you still work every day?
 

A: Oh yes, I have a practice. I think Mae West once said: “I’m so tired of being admired.” I’m so tired of being inspired. Inspiration is marvellous, but it’s not really about that. I work a very normal day, 8.30am to 7pm, five days a week – I don’t work on a weekend. And it’s through the practice of working that things occur. It doesn’t matter what you do. Just do it.

Monday, 2 March 2020

Probability & Quantum (2018)



The image above is a handwritten poster by John Skilling. The content is profound, and I would recognise John Skilling's handwriting anywhere - I still have some of his handwritten notes from a course on Maximum Entropy that I went to in St Johns College Cambridge in 1991.

In just 9 panels, Skilling and Knuth lay out the bare bones version of a seminal, and as yet under cited, paper on The symmetrical foundation of Measure, Probability and Quantum theories.  

Skilling & Knuth conclude in their 9th panel.

General theory should be simple. 

This simplicity could have been been found decades ago. Statisticians could have solved this long-standing central problem of physics - why is quantum theory complex? - as an easy corollary of a proper foundation of probability, if they had sought simplicity. 

Image by Richard McElreath from Here.
 
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