Think pie, and for most of us, this conjures up a picture of some sort of crust with filling. The filling and crust might vary depending on our personal preferences and the season, but there’s always one constant: Pie is round. Well, maybe not always — and maybe, just maybe, it shouldn’t be. Pie...
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Aug. 23, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Oscar “Buddy” Folk : Expressionism “Sacred Geometry Collection exhibit at Charlotte Fine...Show More Summary
Call it pie fate, something I have a little experience with. Recently I received two emails on the same day. The first: What did I think of talking to WNYC “The Sporkful” podcast host Dan Pashman about the merits of round versus square pie? On his podcast, Pashman often explores food construction...
I don’t usually write about observations that haven’t been done yet, but this is so interesting I wanted to tell y’all about it. Next year, due to a quirk of geometry, it’ll be possible for astronomers to search for moons or other debris around the exoplanet Beta Pictoris b. Show More Summary
OAB: Office of Architecture in Barcelona by Carlos FerraterActar, 2015Hardcover, 320 pagesNine years ago I reviewed Synchronizing Geometry, a monograph on the Carlos Ferrater Partnership that came out of an exhibition on the firm at IIT in 2006, the same year OAB formed. Show More Summary
August 2, Samsung released a new flagship Galaxy Note 7, the erection of a new benchmark for Android. When the state line version soon, priced geometry become the object of a lot of local friends attention. There are friends broke the...Show More Summary
Taking the Albanese variety defines an idempotent monad.
Designer Duncan Shotton came up with these nifty ceramic soy sauce dipping bowls which use their geometry and the natural color properties of soy sauce to create the illusion of impossible 3D shapes.
There's a geometric trend sweeping the wedding cake world, peeps, and I APPROVE: (By Erica Obrien Cake Design) What sweet sorcery is this? It feels retro and modern at the same time. It's pure modern elegance in these sea-swept tiles,...Show More Summary
The Blanche Chalet, whose name evokes the spirit of the vernacular houses of the region, is situated in La Malbaie’s area of the “Terrasses Cap à l’Aigle”, Canada. ACDF Architecture opted for a simple geometry and natural materials to gently complement the landscape in a modern fashion. Show More Summary
Solaris Eclipse is a beautiful geometric sans-serif, designed by the typophiles at woodstudio. Based around the geometry of a circle, the simple shapes create a modern aesthetic that evoke the near-future. Perfect for sci-fi, electronic music, or company branding, the typeface is clean, while being packed with character. The distinct descenders on the lowercase ‘g’ […]
Alex Bellos and Edmund Harris’ wonderful coloring book is designed for kids and adults who are fascinated with patterns, geometry, or mathematics. It’s packed with dozens of intricate and soothing designs to help keep your mind distracted from the day’s woes.
Blauhaus has a gabled roof section and a flat roof section joined together by an elevated roof deck. It is clad in cementitious siding and standing seam metal panels with red elements that accentuate the orthogonal geometry of the building. Show More Summary
When the outfield dimensions shrunk, it became difficult to see the numbers in left field. They are now displayed at the top of the stadium.
This paper will examine how two North American Class I railroads and a private heavy haul railroad have integrated the same novel wayside monitoring technology, in this case bogie geometry - tracking behaviour, into their maintenance practices.
Nicolas Brevers took an unusual route to a successful career in design, working first in IT, as a bike messenger, and in a herbalist’s store before turning his hand to design. No matter. Luckily for us, he got there in the end, and it’s paid off–the Belgian recently won an A’ Design Award for his […]
When you look at some plants, you can just see the mathematics behind how the leaves, petals, and veins are organized. Tags: fractals geometry mathematics
Microsoft announced Minecraft Education Edition few months back. Minecraft: Education Edition is an open world game that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem solving in an immersive environment where the only limit is your imagination. Teachers the world over are embracing this medium as a way to allow their students to engage with a variety of […]
Moneyless has seen his work rise from vandalism to the vanguard.
At 28, Peter Scholze is uncovering deep connections between number theory and geometry. The post The Oracle of Arithmetic Works Best Without Writing Down a Thing appeared first on WIRED.