Most of the intelligence community doesn’t believe he exists, the ones who do call him the Winter Soldier. He’s credited with over two dozen assassinations in the last fifty years. So, he’s a ghost story.
Digital Harmony: On the Complementarity of Music and Visual Art
“Computer technology has been available to a few artists for less than two decades. At the same time that computers are becoming household utensils, a mixture of high expectation and stubborn opposition surrounds the tentative use of these instruments for art. About the computer’s applicability in art there will be much more to say throughout the book. The purpose of this book, then, is to define, as much as I understand them, the principles of harmony as they apply to graphic manipulation of dynamic motion-pattern by computer. Whether my efforts constitute a final valid grammar is irrelevant. The purpose is to document my own approach and to propose the seminal idea of making an approach.” - John Whitney
This is such a dumb thing to be excited about but in my gas chromatography lab today my last fraction only showed one component! (An impure sample will show two peaks and an ideal one will only show one.) My TA was super impressed by how pure our sample was and this was such a nice way to end my last chem lab ever :D
noun the branch of mathematics that deals with complex systems whose behavior is highly sensitive to slight changes in conditions, so that small alterations can give rise to strikingly great consequences.