Tag Archives: Technology

A new wave of expert

Zooniverse first emerged with Planet Hunters in December 2010. Zooniverse is a collection of web-based citizen science projects that use the efforts of volunteers from all around the globe to help researchers deal with floods of data. Planet Hunters sifted through … Continue reading

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Botanical garden vs scafolding mound

I love botanical gardens and have been to many different ones around the world, from the Eden Projects in Cornwall to smaller scale tropical plots in Viñales, Cuba. These gardens have a purpose to educate and create humbling sanctuaries to showcase the … Continue reading

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James Lovelock

James Lovelock James Lovelock is described as an independent scientist, environmentalist and futurist. He proposed the Gaia theory – the idea that Earth functions as a self-regulating system, as a living organism does. Everything on (and to the very core … Continue reading

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Do you trust your senses?

This week another story emerged in the media about a city appearing in the clouds on 7 October – this time in Foshan in the Guangdong province of China. Image of cloud city above Foshan, 2015 (source unknown) I’m not … Continue reading

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Tesla

Nikola Tesla in 1890 “There is an influence which is getting strong and stronger day by day, which shows itself more and more in all departments of human activity, and influence most fruitful and beneficial—the influence of the artist. It … Continue reading

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HEXEN 2.0 by Suzanne Treister

From ARPANET to DARWARS via the Internet, Suzanne Treister HEXEN 2.0 is a project by British artist Suzanne Treister that was on show at the Science Museum, London. HEXEN 2.0 charts the coming together of diverse physical and social sciences … Continue reading

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Richard Hamilton – Man, Machine and Motion

Man, Machine and Motion, Richard Hamilton Richard Hamilton at the ICA, ICA, London 12 Feb – 6 Apr 2014

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