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Pokemath

05. February 2012 by Kiv
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The Sacrament of the Last Supper – Salvador Dali

I’ve never seen this Dali painting before! Crazy. It’s like hearing a hit song by one of your favorite bands, that you somehow missed over the years. The golden ratio abounds in this painting. It’s in the table, the pentagonal … Continue reading

03. February 2012 by Kiv
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You said it, brother…

http://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=255285

25. January 2012 by Kiv
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Astronomical

What a tremendous waste of paper…cool idea though, and beautifully executed.  Recycle? http://mishka.lockandhenner.com/blog/?cat=45

25. January 2012 by Kiv
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Tool’s Into Math

Or at least their music would seem to suggest as such… Here’s a link to an article about how the Fibonacci sequence figures prominently in the album Lateralus, by Tool. http://www.upvenue.com/music-news/blog-headline/1142/fibonacci-in-tool-s-lateralus.html   This is definitely one my favorite albums of … Continue reading

25. January 2012 by Kiv
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Three Notes Is A Chord

When three different notes are sounding simultaneously they create the first instance of a chord.  Chords can have many more than just three notes, but I would argue that they may have no less than three.  Two notes is afterall … Continue reading

08. January 2012 by Kiv
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Intervals

An interval of space is a length. An interval of time is a duration. An interval of pitch in Western music theory is rather unimaginatively called an “interval.” Intervals are a way to compare the “space” between two notes. Let’s … Continue reading

07. January 2012 by Kiv
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Expressing Sounds with Color

I’ve got this idea, but I’m not exactly sure of how to pull it off logistically.  I want to turn the sound of two instruments playing single notes simultaneously into a visual landscape, and I want to build it out … Continue reading

13. November 2011 by Kiv
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Y u no…?

Damn you chain rule!

29. September 2011 by Kiv
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sin b/ tan b = cos by

This is math and art…kinda. right?   The expression on his face is priceless.   So there’s this… Trigonometric identity: sin x = tan x cos x Therefore, sin x = tan x cos x which means… sin x = … Continue reading

29. September 2011 by Kiv
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