(Source: ozneo, via aeonzool)
(via Alice in Wonderland as a Subway Map | Brain Pickings)
Alice in Wonderland as subway map
The Cartography of Kitchenware by Pop Chart Lab
Neotony body proportions
Periodic Table by Alison Haigh, featuring elements represented by their electron structures.
One of the best periodic tables I’ve ever seen.
Fantastic 1970s cartogram-like visualization of the elements of the periodic table based on their relative abundance.
Compare that with this image of the elemental composition of the human body:
(Source: for3ver-d0p3, via thislightbeforeweland)
“@SelfAwareROOMBA tells the story, in installments of 140-characters or less, of a robotic vacuum’s adventures with consciousness. That story is told in a combination of omniscient parentheticals and first person articulations, although ROOMBA invariably refers to itself in the third person. “(Becomes Self-Aware),” the feed begins. Three posts later, ROOMBA’s first sentence is a question: “What is ROOMBA?”” (via the ROOMBA whirrs for thee | THE STATE)
We all know that Star Trek gave us the iPad and countless other amazing devices — but the classic space adventure show also gave us some amazing breakthroughs in user interface design. Here’s a rundown of the lessons that Star Trek teaches about interaction design, from the new book Make it So: Interaction Design Lessons from Sci-Fi by Nathan Shedroff and Christopher Noessel. (via Design Lessons from Star Trek to Consider Before Creating Your Next User Interface)