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Digital Art(efacts)

So.. non-fungible tokens for signing digital art. FFS. I wonder when someone will set up an NFT a long way down the chain and relate the inflating cost of their artwork to the increasing amounts of energy you need to spend to mint the next token. Thinks: Drummond and Cautey were burned a million, now you can burn a million on top of the cost of the art work minting your certificate of ownership.Hmm… maybe that’s a world of art...

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Thinks: Symbolic Dynamics for Categorising Rally Stage Wiggliness?

Many years ago, i had the privilege of attending a month long complex systems summer school organised by the Santa Fe Institute. One of the lecture series presented was by Michael Jordan and from it I remember a couple of really werful concepts, if not the detail. One was the Bayes Ball, and the other was symbolic dynamics. I’ve briefly tinkered with a very simple symbolic dynamics representatio before in an attempt to come up with...

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Personally Learning

Notes and reflections on a curiosity driven personal learning journey into geo and rasters and animal movement trajectory categorisation and all sorts of things that weren’t the point when I started… Somewhen over the last month or so, I must have noticed a 3D map produced using the rayshader R package somewhere because I idly started wondering about whether I could use it to render a 3D rally stage map. Just under three weeks ago,...