A public art installation in Delray Beach
(west side of the underpass at Atlantic Ave & the Intercoastal Waterway)
created by Michiko Kurisu. It is six panels with a total width of 60 feet. (correct this)
(click on the image to see it larger)
Technology is being given to us at a pace described as the "law of accelerating returns" .
We're attached to what's familiar, to our habits, but as the idiom changes we wish we could keep up.
The iPod and the Kindle are astonishing new ways of learning and finding enjoyment when seen thru eyes with 5 year old habits.
This folder is an attempt to identify the principles and the technologies that we are finding appealing.
New ways of organizing and presenting information
is web-based computer software that allows one to have fun exploring one's taste in movies and music.
This is useful to show how much fun the portrayal of complex information can be.
(Read the text about Elvis Presley in the box and go to the Live Plasma website and start following your interests.)
Concept Maps (Cmap) helped NASA get us to Mars.
This is web-based software
developed by the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) at the University of West Florida
but other Florida universities including FAU are partners in this developmental research.
Some might view this as less spectacular than Live Plasma but it might better lend itself to
our desire to model our information and assumptions as we view them.