Archive for the ‘Science’ Category

Double Quote of the Day

July 4, 2006

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“Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful.”

“I have always felt that the computer has a kind of natural force that is difficult to watch and appreciate.”

John Maeda (Graphic designer, visual artist, computer scientist, and founder of the SIMPLICITY Consortium at the MIT Media Lab)

[Source: From his upcoming book ‘The Laws of Simplicity (Simplicity: Design, Technology, Business, Life)’]

[Simplicity collage courtesy of ‘Spell with Flickr’]

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Quote of the Day

July 3, 2006

“Chaos begets complexity, and complexity begets life” – John Gribbin (Cambridge University Astrophysicist)

[Source: From his book ‘Deep Simplicity : Bringing Order to Chaos and Complexity’]

Quote of the Day

April 9, 2006

einstein-tongue "For every one billion particles of antimatter, there were one billion and one particles of matter. And when the mutual annihilation was complete, one billionth remained – and that's our present universe."

– Albert Einstein on The Big Bang Theory

[Source: From the book "A Shite History of Nearly Everything" by A. Parody]