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New Zealand’s silver fern redrawn as Muslims praying gets plenty of online attention

03.20.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

In the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attack, a reimagined version of a famous New Zealand symbol has garnered plenty of online attention. Australian cartoonist Pat Campbell, who works for newspaper The Canberra Times, drew an illustration of t... ...

The Forbes Pigment Collection

How do you know for sure if your carefully-recreated 18th-century paint would fool pass muster as art dealers a legitimate recreation long enough to get away with it? of the authentic originals? Tom Scott visits the Forbes Pigment Collection.

The Forbes Pigment Collection at the Harvard Art Museums is a collection of ...

J.K. Rowling: Dumbledore and Grindenwald had ‘Incredibly Intense’ ****** relationship

J.K. Rowling earlier declared wizarding headmaster Albus Dumbledore a *** man. Much discussion centered on why it wasn't on the page or the screen. Once again, she highlights a ****** dimension to her characters that surely motivates everything, yet—for reasons unexplained—remains unspoken and unseen.

“So I’m less interested in the ****** side – though I ...

“Mona Lisa Descending A Staircase,” a wonderful claymation from 1992

Joan C Gratz's animated short "Mona Lisa Descending A Staircase" is a lovely and trippy 2D claymation of iconic artworks transforming one into another. After spending a decade on the piece, Gratz won the 1992 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. Gratz called her animation technique "clay painting." From Educational Media Reviews Online:

“Clay-painting” ...

This Instagram account of brutally honest book titles will make you feel so seen

03.12.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

An Ode to... is a weekly column where we share the stuff we're really into in hopes that you'll be really into it, too. As a girl who spends around six hours a day commuting to and from work, when I first learned about the novel, The ******* the Tra... ...

Creative Adversarial Networks: GANs that make art

Generative Adversarial Networks use a pair of machine-learning models to create things that seem very realistic: one of the models, the "generator," uses its training data to make new things; and the other, the "discerner," checks the generator's output to see if it conforms to the model.

Rutgers comp sci prof Ahmed Elgammal runs an ...