Author Archives: Ray
Maps on my mind, Part 2.
I’ve also been reading a lot about maps, cartography, GIS, and geography. Here are some recent reads: GIS Fundamentals by Paul Bolstad A great introduction to the technical aspects of GIS, spatial data, and spatial analysis. How to Lie with … Continue reading
Maps on my mind, Part 1.
I’ve been talking online GIS classes from Humboldt State University recently, and really enjoy them. Here are some maps from my assignments. I’ve learned a ton about spatial analysis, projections, basic cartography, ArcGIS, and also a lot about the geography … Continue reading
Until I resume, here is an Icelandic waterfall…
A small percentage of a big number
I recently got an email from LinkedIn saying that I am in the top 5% of most viewed profiles… out of 200 million profiles. Therefore, I am in the good company of 10 million other profiles. The real lesson … Continue reading
Software Artifacts and the Insert Disc exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image NYC
I found out about Insert Disc, a gem of an art show / project, at the Museum of the Moving Image, via Rhizome. You take a blank DVD-R (which I had to buy specifically for this venture out to … Continue reading
A sliver of Kusama
Yayoi Kusama exterior take over of Louie Vuitton midtown New York flashship store.
Haring and Android
Pre-dating the Android mascot by 20+ years is this Keith Haring work, currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum.
Borges wrote on graph paper
I had the fortune in participating in the Find the Future event, which was part of the on-going Celebrating 100 Years exhibition and series of events marking the century-old Main Branch of the New York Public Library. I spent 12 … Continue reading
What I did today…
Today was the second of three sessions of Introduction to Synthetic Biology, given at Genspace. Going great to so far, considering that I haven’t taken a biology class since high school. We’ve been learning how to create bacteria that smells like bananas. Seriously. There … Continue reading
Manzine No. 4
It’s been out for a few months, but if you can find Issue 4 of Manzine, I wrote an article about being a rugby fan in the United States. For those, not in the know, Manzine is “a publication about … Continue reading