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Flocking algorithms in graphic design

February 21, 2011 by


What a creative visualization! From ShiftControl, nr2154, and okdeluxe, I stumbled on an image and video created for the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) created from a set of flocking and force field algorithms. As they describe it, they did a good job using math to express social meaning: Consisting of 192 lines, […]

Advertising and GDP

February 3, 2011 by


Do advertising expenditures as a percentage of GDP hold constant over time? Some empirical research shows that a rough relationship between these two variables is supported – advertising has contributed to around 2% of GDP over the last century, even as these expenditures have increased (in both nominal and real terms). Advertising can be thought […]