Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Website Recommendations

Website Recommendations. Worth repeating

Besides this site, I have found these sites to be particularly interesting.
This posting is periodically updated.

Podcast:  99% Invisible 
http://99percentinvisible.org

Bezier Curves - a primer.
Interactive Mathematics


Industrial Design and Artwork, various
http://www.coroflot.com


A Vision of Students Today:
A remarkable video by Professor Michael Wesch. An anthropological study.
Searching his name will also bring up other similar videos. Check this one out first.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o&NR=1


and this: The Machine is Us




Other Videos on Public Education:
RSA Animate - Changing Education Paradigms


Gapminder:
Statistical analysis of various trends, such as birth rates, HIV, CO2 emissions and others. This is very interesting information, presented by Hans Rosling. This is part of a GNU project called TEDTalks.
http://www.gapminder.org/videos/


Photography:
This is one of the finest collections of juried photographs I have found.
Start by clicking the top-menu "Photos" link.
http://1x.com/



Photoshop Disasters:
Be prepared: This site is time consuming.
http://photoshopdisasters.blogspot.com/2009_10_01_archive.html


xkcd.com Comics
Computer and scientific humor
http://xkcd.com



A SHORT LOVE STORY IN STOP MOTION
from Carlos Lascano on Vimeo.
Beautifully done; wonderful music. I have come back many times to view this short film.


A collection of interesting Video and Print advertisements. I particularly liked this one:
Adweek.com/AdFreak

A nicely-done song. 
Give it a minute or so to see the humor.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d9NF2edxy-M

The history of the world in One Minute
http://www.themarysue.com/melodysheep-our-story-earth-montage/



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