Tag Archives: San Francisco

49 (ers)

The Gold Rush drew a massive global migration to California in 1849.  Those seekers were called 49ers. For a Powers of 10 project, you could make a global map that showed the vast distances people traveled to get to California.  You could focus on San Francisco and see how the city changed in population, and [...]

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77 (Million Paintings by Brian Eno)

The North American premiere of 77 Million Paintings by Brian Eno was presented through the Long Now Foundation at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, California in 2007.  The evolution from Eno’s original drawings to the digitized versions took a team of specialists several steps including scanning and AdobePhotoshop (10-4) to [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – San Francisco Main Library

Since the launch of 10/10/10, the last 10 days have been very exciting as more workshops and presentations about the importance of scale have been developing.  Scale is not precisely size, it is the relative size of things. Today we need to have a better understanding of scale if we are able to make better [...]

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Map of Powers of 10 events – Exploratorium

The Exploratorium is having an exciting celebration of 10/10/10 in San Francisco on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday, October 9, 2010 2 p.m. A screening of short films by Charles & Ray Eames including Eames Lounge Chair (1956, 2 minutes), Mathematical Peep Show (1961, 10 minutes), Two Baroque Churches (1955, 11 minutes), Bread (1953, 6 minutes), [...]

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