Category Archives: Philosophy of Science

#Renaissance Woman Ushers in #Digital Renaissance #Leonardo #DaVinci @DigiLeaders

17 04 20 Renaissance Woman.JPGHere I am on Easter Sunday – photographed by my theatrical friend who finds my way of presenting science ‘engaging’.

With this engagement in mind, I produced:-

17 04 18 Renaissance Woman

Neither artists nor scientists put Copyright notices on their work during the Renaissance in Europe.

To the contrary, the Medicis were financially so successful as bankers that art and humanism could flourish.

May our ‘digital renaissance‘ contribute to unlearning that time is supposedly money and that humanistic ideals can facilitate the coming together of art, science and digital technologies!

I am reminded of Margaret Wertheim’s book Pythagoras’ Trousers where she describes the gender war in the context of history and physics as origin of the ‘monopoly on defining god’.

© Copyright Sabine K McNeill 1996 – 2017

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DIGITAL #ICHING: new #patterns, new #designs and a new #science thanks to octal numbers

My '3D Metric' Universe...

ThisGnostic Book of Changes quotes Terence McKenna:

The I Ching is no magic; it is a science we don’t understand.

t-shirtThe science that I am offering, comprises a new understanding of

The use of octal numbers has allowed me to find ‘stable’ hexagrams, i.e. those with dual octal digits: the values 00, 11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77. 

In digital designs, they can be represented from four ‘view points’ or ‘cornerstones’:

The position of two hexagrams within a set of hexagrams and eight different sets add new scope for interpretation:

1. Which ‘quadrant’ or ‘directional context’ of change do our two hexagrams occupy? That depends on the ‘intensity’ of change, as indicated by the ‘stability’ of the two hexagrams:

  • Stable UnstableTop Right, if both…

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