mahir / casualdata

Jul 20

Why Medium?

I love tumblr but I am moving to Medium. I am not sure when I will post on tumblr again. I tried to explain why Medium is the new medium in my first post there. 

May 09

Katie Lewis is one of my favorite artists. I always go back and look at her work over and over. I am not sure what’s so mesmerizing in her work but it makes me to think about the connections among aesthetics, nature, numbers and complexity.
Above: Accumulated Numbness. pins, enamel, pencil; 69″ x 300″ x 1.5″

Katie Lewis is one of my favorite artists. I always go back and look at her work over and over. I am not sure what’s so mesmerizing in her work but it makes me to think about the connections among aesthetics, nature, numbers and complexity.

Above: Accumulated Numbness. pins, enamel, pencil; 69″ x 300″ x 1.5″

Apr 15

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Apr 13

“The Roman convention of closing every article of correspondence by writing “given” and the day and month —meaning perhaps “given to messenger”— led to data becoming a term for “the time (and place) stated.”” — Date #1 (Online Etymology Dictionary)

Feb 18

Detroit Traffic Survey 1936-1937: Mass Transportation Passenger Flow During General Traffic Peak Hours, 5pm to 6pm (via mapsontheweb)

Detroit Traffic Survey 1936-1937: Mass Transportation Passenger Flow During General Traffic Peak Hours, 5pm to 6pm (via mapsontheweb)

Jan 29

q-tilings (2013) by Pablo Valbuena. Currently on view at Duda original in Lisbon.

q-tilings (2013) by Pablo Valbuena. Currently on view at Duda original in Lisbon.