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/* Entry 21 - 2nd April 2020 */

Tom and Jerry - Hatch Up Your Troubles - [03:37]

Tom and Jerry - Flirty Bird - [02:44;02:45;02:46]

/* Entry 20 - 1st April 2020 */

Glow in the dark eyes

Wile E Coyote and Road Runner - episode 2 - [04:15]

Tom and Jerry - Dr Jekyll and Mr Mouse - [01:51]

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Can Science Make Me Perfect? With Alice Roberts

[65:34] (Alice Roberts)
“…by changing the design of our eyes, we could achieve this (seeing in low light levels) with visible light. It’s simple a matter of scale. As they evolve to live or hunt in semi-darkness, nocturnal animals often have noticeably larger eyes. Their enlarged pupils allow more light to hit the retina, increasing visual sensitivity.”
[66:05]
“I’ve been looking at eyes and I think our eyeballs could be better, so they could let more light in and we could trap more light, as well. And I think the eyeballs need to be about 20-25% larger than they are at the moment.”

[66:16] (Scott Eaton)
“You know, I think that’s just big enough that they will look really interesting. There’s no doubt about it. You’re going to have big old cartoon eyes.

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0b6q3qy/can-science-make-me-perfect-with-alice-roberts

/* Entry 17 - 29th March 2020 */

Revolutions: The Ideas that Changes the World series 1: 5. The Telescope

[05:24] (Dr Fabic Silva – Skyscape Archaeologist Bournemouth University) “In a perfectly dark night sky the human eye can see around 5,000 stars. To look beyond and see things that we wouldn’t normally see, we need the telescope. And I think that such technology was already present 6,000 years ago, 1,000 years before Stonehenge and about 1,500 years before the pyramids in Egypt. And we also find the remains of it here in Portugal, in the shape of these stone monuments, or dolmens. They only had stone tools, wooden tools and possibly bone tools and yet, somehow, they managed to carve these rocks out of the landscape, drag them a few miles and put them in place. This was clearly a project of huge significance for these communities. And they didn’t just do it once, there are between 15 and 20 monuments in this river valley alone with the same orientation towards the East. I think these rock chambers were used to accustom their eyes to the dark, allowing them to see fainter stars.”

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0007tpj

/* Entry 16 - 28th March 2020 */

Einstein’s Quantum Riddle

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000db95

Source: https://www.w3schools.com/js/tryit.asp?filename=tryjs_intro_show

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Peter Rice: An Engineer Imagines (BBC)

The Full Moon Theatre – Humbert Camerlo and Peter Rice

[10:02] (Andy Sedgwick – Director Arup)
“Peter was keen to use some sort of      structural shape      to try and collect moonlight.
       A paraboloid        has the character that, if you point it at a source a long way away,
it will focus all the rays on to one point.

[19:55] (Kevin Barry)
“Because Ove Arup is, to him, somebody who has confidently built up a company founded on a set of principles of the social purpose of engineering. So that modernity isn’t simply for its own sake, making it new. But it’s related to some kind of reflection. It says man has won that battle with nature. And now, we have to live with the consequences of managing this conquered territory.”

[29:25] (Peter Rice)
“And I thought that if somehow, by introducing elements like that, we can make people, people who would normally be alienated by things, feel comfortable… it proved to me that the things that really matter is to introduce elements and materials into buildings in a way which reflects their real nature.”

[30:10] (Kevin Berry)
“Rice was somebody who didn’t want institutions to weigh on people. The building is a performance.
And the people who are in the building are seeing that performance from their different perspectives.
And the building ought to be as alive as something that is happening. And in that way, I think his humanism is to make people part of the play, spectators and actors at once. Building, for Rice, is a performance art.”

[31:43] (Humbert Camerlo)
“For Peter, I think the two things which interested him to start with was, of course,
to work with light, with natural light . But also, to be involved in cross discipline, artist and scientist and scientific environments. The organic development of a project. The important thing is not to be prisoner of the idea you wanted to reach. You have to resist to the attraction of the goal. The attraction of the target. And you have to work and work, and then it’s not the arrow that goes into the target, it’s the target that comes to the arrow. As the Taoist philosopher says,
“             Nothingness              is the meeting place of the noble traveller.””

[35:32] (Sophie Le Bouvra – Associate Director Arup)
“He liked having discussions about design. And not necessarily draw it too early, that was certainly one of the things he taught me is don’t draw things too early, because it stops the thinking. Whereas, if you’re only talking about it, there is a room where different people may have slightly different ideas.          But it leaves those ideas alive,          whereas if you’ve drawn it, it sort of freezes the sort of ideas.”

[40:14] (Martin Francis – designer)
“And one of the early meetings I have with Peter, I said one of the things engineers don’t understand is that glass is a flexible material. And this was when Peter had this sort of eureka moment in which her said, if that’s the case, then we don’t need a rigid structure. Hitherto, everything was, you know, glass has got to be in a rigid frame, to stop it breaking. And he had this moment of insight.”

[56:02] (Humbert Camerlo)
“We would say in French, une demeure spirituelle. Demeure is more than home. Sculpture can be une demeure for the psyche. You know? A painting can be une demeure. A masterpiece is a psychic house for people. So, Peter, he found a place where he could rest.”

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0007zg7

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Einstein’s Quantum Riddle

[55:47] In a radical theory, known as the holographic universe, space and time are created by entangled quantum particles on a sphere that is infinitely far away.

Source: https://www.w3schools.com/js/js_intro.asp

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000db95

/* Entry 10 - 23rd March 2020 */

The grid-auto-flow Property

The grid-auto-flow property controls how auto-placed items are inserted in the grid.

This grid has three columns and two rows.

grid-auto-flow: column

Insert items column by column:

Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry with Jonathan Meades
[19:53] “Georges Braque said that art’s job is to trouble us, while science’s jobs is to reassure us. There are too many artists who want to be scientists.”
[20:58] “An artist creates what he regards as necessary. He creates in order to achieve something which did not previously exist.”
[18:03] “It’s all as exhilaratingly impure as an oxymoron the centrifugal, simultaneously pulling in several directions. It’s what Max Ernst talked of his own work as being – a hallucinatory series of contradictory images. A series which refuses to be resolved into a single meaning. It’s a multiple monument which defies explanation.”

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Bunkers, Brutalism and Bloodymindedness: Concrete Poetry with Jonathan Meades
[19:53] “Georges Braque said that art’s job is to trouble us, while science’s jobs is to reassure us. There are too many artists who want to be scientists.”
[20:58] “An artist creates what he regards as necessary. He creates in order to achieve something which did not previously exist.”
[18:03] “It’s all as exhilaratingly impure as an oxymoron the centrifugal, simultaneously pulling in several directions. It’s what Max Ernst talked of his own work as being – a hallucinatory series of contradictory images. A series which refuses to be resolved into a single meaning. It’s a multiple monument which defies explanation.”

Source: https://www.w3schools.com/cssref/pr_grid-auto-flow.asp

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03w7b7x

/* Entry 9 - 22nd March 2020 */

Chasing the Moon series 1: 6. Magnificent Desolation

[09:31] (Theo Kameke – NASA Filmmaker)

[19:50] (Buzz Aldrin)
“Now, once the two of us put the flag up and I knew where the TV was, so I got in front of it and…

and demonstrated different ways of moving around.

The TV was looking at the scenery.
We happened to be passing through.

There was the being in the suit, and the lightness of the gravity.

But you know you are on camera.
You are going to have cameras on you all the time.

What can I do? Well, I’ve got to hop like this. I got a big backpack, and you have to acknowledge that you are carrying that when you make a turn. It really wasn’t what you’d call a challenge, other than to look nonchalant in front of people.”

Source: https://www.w3schools.com/cssref/css3_pr_perspective-origin.asp

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0006vrn

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Chasing the Moon series 1: 6. Magnificent Desolation

[09:31] (Theo Kameke – NASA Filmmaker) “There was a video camera that was recording them coming down the ladder, and then there was another portable camera, which they took and moved out away from the lunar module. And that was the only vision that humans around the world had of what was happening on the moon. (…) There’s a ghostly quality about it, because you can see through people. Well, that’s a very clever way that they had of limiting the amount of signal that they had to broadcast. You couldn’t transmit high-definition television from the equipment that they had on the moon. It couldn’t be done, so you’re going to have to pare down your expectations of the quality of the image that you’re going to see.”

Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0006vrn

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Yehwan Song - Disorganized scroll speed(2) @yehwan.yen.song

/* Entry 6 - 20th March 2020 */

The resize Property



Source: https://www.w3schools.com/css/css3_user_interface.asp

/* Entry 5 - 19th March 2020 */

The transition Property

Hover over the green object above, to see the transition effect.

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The writing-mode Property

Some text with default writing-mode.

Some text with a span element with a vertical-rl writing-mode.

Some text with writing-mode: vertical-rl.

https://www.w3schools.com/cssref/css3_pr_writing-mode.asp

/* 2nd Entry 3 - 18th March 2020 */

Movement

Click and hold the mouse button down while moving the green square.

https://www.w3schools.com/howto/howto_js_draggable.asp

Click here to move
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/* 1st Entry 2 - 18th March 2020 */

Drag and drop Charac between the two boxes.

https://www.w3schools.com/html/html5_draganddrop.asp

/* Entry 1 - 17th March 2020 */

Things to Plan

Things I'm thinking about:

  • making a documentary --- using people I know to read out the quotes that I've noted
  • Understanding how digital videos play how they buffer and load etc
  • still interested in light and reflections