jtotheizzoe:

This pi may be old, but it’s still delicious.  

Gah, I love vintage Coronet Instructional Films. You can watch the whole Coronet archive here, for free!

via okkultmotionpictures:

Happy OKKULT Pi Day


EXCERPTS >|< Meaning Of Pi (1949)


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 | From: A/V Geek Film Archive
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 | Digital Copy: Public Domain Mark 1.0

A series of Animated GIFs excerpted from Meaning of Pi (1949). The video Explains how pi denotes the ratio of a circle to its diameter, shows the use of circles in art, industry and commerce, outlines a procedure by which the numerical value of pi can be checked and reviewed, and describes the discovery and importance of pi.

We invite you to watch the full video HERE


Excerpts by OKKULT Motion Pictures: a collection of GIFs excerpted from open source/unknown/rare/controversial moving images.
A digital curation project for the diffusion of open knowledge.

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That happy face he makes at the end is the best part about math. When you get it.

During the last afternoon of Age of Wonder, BioArt Laboratories invited members of the public of all ages and background to join them and bring back tree antennas to our attention. Participants of the workshop could craft simple and affordable devices that would allow anyone to use the tree in their backyard as a radio receiver (it is also possible to broadcast from your tree but the technology is slightly more expensive and it requires permits.) (via Tree Antenna: using trees for radio transmission - we make money not art)

During the last afternoon of Age of Wonder, BioArt Laboratories invited members of the public of all ages and background to join them and bring back tree antennas to our attention. Participants of the workshop could craft simple and affordable devices that would allow anyone to use the tree in their backyard as a radio receiver (it is also possible to broadcast from your tree but the technology is slightly more expensive and it requires permits.) (via Tree Antenna: using trees for radio transmission - we make money not art)

likeafieldmouse:

David Horvitz - Sad, Depressed People (published 2012)

"A set of found images from a stock library in which people are portrayed holding their heads in their hands. The book explores a bizarre tension between the status of these photographs as stock images and their supposedly emotional, depressed content.”

This is one of those books I’ve been coveting for a while.

prostheticknowledge:

Smart Portrait 3D

Interactive installation by Seok-Jun Ha employs familiar display / Kinect set-up, but is noticable for it’s employment of contemporary large curved televisions - video embedded below:

Material : 3 65” Samsung Curved UHD , Kinect Depth Camera , Custom Program with openFrameWorks, PC
Size : 4m x2m x 3m (WHD)
Year : 2014

Samsung Electronics Curved UHD Art Collaboration Project

[Link]

I want this in my house.