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Slippery Geometry and Beguiling Color #ArtTuesday

via HYPERALLERGIC The Washington Color School, which was centered in the nation’s capital, included such artists as Morris Louis, Gene Davis, Kenneth Noland, Hilda Thorpe, and Paul Reed. In 1965, Gerald Nordland organized the exhibition, “Washington Color Painters” at the Washington Gallery of Modern Art (June 25 to September 5, 1965), which traveled to other […]

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When You Want to Know How Good the Air Quality Is in Baltimore #CitizenScience #tech #DIY #airquality

Technician Charles Epperson shows off the WeatherCube In the world of citizen science, air quality and water quality are hot topics. Urban planners, medical researchers and residents are seeking data to better understand the problems of climate change and pollution. A recent post by the Baltimore Sun highlighted the efforts of a group building their […]

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Manage your Compost System using Arduino

Wonderful project and write-up from Team Boomer Sooner (Darian Johnson and Mike Bradford) up on Hackster.io. A smart system that can help anyone compost. The system aerates and hydrates your compost, and lets you know when you need to take action. Read more. Featured Adafruit Products! Adafruit HTU21D-F Temperature & Humidity Sensor Breakout Board: It’s […]

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Mirages & Miracles : Augmented Reality Art Installation

Beautiful work, Via Fastcodesign! Mirages & Miracles, an installation at France’s Scène Nationale Albi that runs through April 8th. Described as “a delicate coincidence between the virtual and the material,” the art exhibit is filled with sculpture and drawings that, when viewed through an augmented reality headset (we assume the Microsoft Hololens), blossom with an […]

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From James Baldwin to Susan Sontag, Listen to Recordings from PEN America’s Vast Archive

via HYPERALLERGIC The PEN America Digital Archive launched on July 26 with over 1,500 hours of audio and video material newly accessible to the public, from theinaugural visit of Pablo Neruda to the United States, to Haruki Murakami’s first public speaking event. The archive chronicles 50 years of PEN America’s programming on literature and freedom of expression, featuring the voices of authors and […]