Post Profile

Man Made Clouds: atomic, phantasmagoric and political

Natural clouds occupy a special place in our imagination, their countless forms and meanings offer infinite possibilities for metaphor. HeHe's projects use clouds as a visual metaphor to aestheticise toxin coated atmospheric emissions. Smog, radioactive clouds, clouds produced by exhaust fumes, cigarettes or industrial emissions are visualised, highlighted, outlined, coloured or put under
read more


Related Posts

Clouds and climate in the pre-industrial age

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

Aerosol particles generated by human activity counteract the warming of the earth's atmosphere by greenhouse gases. However, this effect might be smaller than first thought, as many particles were already generated from tree emissio...

Amazon is housing 20TB of free climate data from NASA

Technology : Gigaom

Amazon Web Services is now offering up free access to three NASA datasets from the NASA Earth Exchange project about the world’s weather, geology and vegetation. The cloud is a natural place to house large datasets that many people ...

No limits to human effects on clouds

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Atmospheric particles affect cloud formation in real time, researchers suggest. Clouds need tiny particles called aerosols that rise in the atmosphere, in order to form. These aerosols -- natural ones like sea salt or dust, or such ...

Boat owners: Macrocyclic lactones coating prevents barnacles from forming colonies

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

It is not necessary for an effective anti-fouling coating to release toxins into the environment. Scientists at the University of Gothenburg have shown that it is instead possible to mix into the coating molecules on which the adult...

SAP renames Visual Intelligence “Lumira” and sticks it in the cloud

Technology : Gigaom

The software giant's "project Photon" seems to be materializing in the form of Lumira, which promises self-service data visualization in the cloud. It remains to be seen how this can co-exist with SAP's BI OnDemand, though.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC