Monthly Archives: September 2013

Leonardo da Vinci and Robots

“Leonardo’s robot” refers to a humanoid automaton designed by Leonardo da Vinci around the year 1495.  Leonardo displayed his automaton at a celebration hosted by Ludovico Sforza at the court of Milan in 1495. The automaton or ‘robot’ knight could stand, … Continue reading

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Musée d’Orsay: The Male Nude

Male nudity was from the 17th to 19th centuries, the basis of traditional Academic art training and a key element in Western creative art. Therefore the Musée d’Orsay will draw on the wealth of its own and other French public … Continue reading

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Transmedial reSource 006: Overflow

With all the art festivals and Biennials around these days you might feel a bit overwhelmed. However, Transmedial, the annual festival for media art and digital culture, which normally takes place for one week in February in Berlin, Germany doesn’t seem to think so. Transmedial are … Continue reading

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High Altitude Supercomputer Captures The Formation Of Baby Planets

The dust ring around the bright star Fomalhaut obtained by ALMA. The underlying blue picture is an earlier view obtained by the Hubble. Credit: ALMA (ESO/NAOJ/NRAO). Visible light image: the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope One of the most powerful supercomputers … Continue reading

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