Archives: May 2007
Thu May 31, 2007
Synaesthesia, tetrachromats, and auras.
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Tue May 29, 2007
The cyber attack on Estonia
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Mon May 28, 2007
Two articles on modelling.
One misplaced polemic, and one interesting statistical analysis of 'long tails' which offers a statistical demonstration that search engine algortihms are biased. More...
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Sun May 27, 2007
On the simulation or representation of spaces
I spent Thursday evening drawing the South Bank Centre as part of a BTEC project on the representation of places, and thinking about the role of art in an urban environment and in my own life. More...
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Fri May 25, 2007
told you so....
Grateful to Marc Garrett for drawing my attention (via the Netbehaviour mailing list) to Hasan Elahi, who after a brush with the FBI has put his entire life on his website. (The story was also carried on O'Reilly Radar last year.) More...
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Mon May 21, 2007
Magical thinking in the Home Office.
Interesting repot on the BBC of Home Office proposals that "Council staff, charity workers and doctors could be required by law to tip off police about anyone they believe could commit a violent crime."
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Sun May 20, 2007
Simulation game business models: micropayments vs subscriptions
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Millennium Challenge 2002 - how not to do an exercise.
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Sat May 19, 2007
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Group analysis, the collective unconscious, the Nazis, and modelling
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Sat May 12, 2007
Some examples recently of the way our minds or perceptions can be mistaken. All renderings of visual events are in fact 'simulations' - there is no objective perceptual truth, or if there is it is scarcely relevant to human life. Art often has a role in exposing or using perceptual assumptions. More...
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Tue May 08, 2007
What the TJX problem might reveal about modelling/ search software.
Exceptional posting on Financial Cryptography about the TJX data theft reveals some of the underlying errors in our approach to software - which I suspect apply just as much to data search, analysis and modelling software.
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Fri May 04, 2007
Information and prediction.
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