“To test if we could see a day night rhythm in the utilization of IP spaces we used all ICMP records to generate a series of images that show the difference from daily average utilization per half an hour. We composed theses images to a GIF animation that clearly shows a day night rhythm. The difference between day and night is lower for US and Central Europe because of the higher number of “always on” Internet connections. Full resolution GIFs and single images are available for download here.”
#botnet last year some hacker folks mapped the largest and most comprehensive IPv4 census ever. More here…
The extrapolated size “If you added those, it would make for a total of 1.3 Billion used IP addresses“…
via Bruce Sterling
“offers a model for urban living that yokes everyday conversation and discovery – social life writ large – to the dictates of market innovation…At its root, civic innovation is based on an inclusive, if narrowly defined, notion of participation. As long as individuals follow the rules, they are welcome to play.”
So much good. Read more here via John Elrick and Will Payne
Above an example of a “redefined Minneapolis Sound” he was working towards in his last year. Where he used orchestration more, in lieu of a guitar solo.
Via Rolling Stone
Alphonse Bertillon, “Murder of Madame Veuve Bol, Projection on a Vertical Plane,” 1904.PHOTOGRAPH FROM THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, GILMAN COLLECTION
Alexandra Schwartz via the New Yorker
photo by Richard Pare
The Shukhov Tower, a 1920s broadcast transmission tower in Moscow that is a landmark of modernist structural engineering, has been placed on the 2016 World Monuments Fund Watch list of endangered global cultural heritage sites.
Via NYT here
“There are local practitioners who search for contemporary architectures that are locally rooted. They are few, their work is scattered and its regional qualities are not readily recognisable…That some among the dominant group care about struggling for regional expressions is a tribute to their sensitivity; especially as their colleagues eyes have remained and do remain fixed on overseas.“
Alan Lipman in a paper presented at the Harold Wolpe Lecture Series, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, 24 April 2003.
Credit: Chinese National Space Administration, Xinhuanet
In 2014, China’s Chang’e 5-T1 made a trip around the Moon and captured this stunning image. These surfaces of the lunar rock, hidden from our sight here on Earth, emerge in muted grays especially compared to our colorful home. Via
h/t Bruce Sterling