Happy Pi Day! Celebrate with some beautiful data art by Martin Krzywinski, visualizing the digits of pi. For good measure, pair with David Byrne on how to be an educated consumer of infographics.
For Einstein’s birthday, his life-story, in impossibly charming illustrations
His eyes flit without rest from television screen, to newspaper, to magazine, keeping him in a sort of orgasm-without-release through a series of teasing glimpses of shiny automobiles, shiny female bodies, and other sensuous surfaces
—Alan Watts, who pioneered Zen philosophy in the West, presages our modern media gluttony and the afflictions of the modern mind in 1951. (via explore-blog)
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Ugh yes. For the record, my dad has been reading a gigantic, unwieldy, noisy newspaper at the table for decades without anyone complaining. My 5” smartphone? Massive etiquette violation apparently.
I need to frame this and hang it in my office. And in my house.