Thursday, April 30, 2009

Jobs Lost / Gained Visualization

Here are some interesting interactive figures regarding recent unemployment trends in the US:

The Geography of Jobs
When Did Your County's Jobs Disappear?

Sunday, April 19, 2009

To Be

Just a little lighthearted fun concerning the continuity of existence.



Some more reading on consciousness and cyborgs here... (Thanks, Reddit)!

Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Magnetic Fields are All Around Us

Magnetic Movie from Semiconductor on Vimeo.



Quote:
The secret lives of invisible magnetic fields are revealed as chaotic ever-changing geometries . All action takes place around NASA's Space Sciences Laboratories, UC Berkeley, to recordings of space scientists describing their discoveries . Actual VLF audio recordings control the evolution of the fields as they delve into our inaudible surroundings, revealing recurrent ‘whistlers' produced by fleeting electrons . Are we observing a series of scientific experiments, the universe in flux, or a documentary of a fictional world?

More info on their website.