The mystery of life is before us. Human nature gets in the way. We like to differentiate and mark ourselves as having acquired knowledge. We do this in everything, even sports fans wear jerseys of…Continue
Arnold L. Johnson has not received any gifts yet
The mind space, similar to toothpaste. In the tube it can be squeezed and mangled within the confines of it's container. Remove the cap and out it comes but according to a little coaxing and the now unblocked orifice. The point is managing the next logical outcome. Then envisioning how far you can take that outcome. I've have seen geodesic domes made of Saran Wrap, bubble wrap and Plexiglas but I wouldn't live in any of them. The mind can conceive so much. Practicality is often based on…Continue
One of my favorite futurist artist Syd Mead talked about buildable futures. This caused a question to linger in my head for ever. What will the future look like and how will we of browness be involved. Yeah we buy a lot of pre-owned dwellings and do lots of apartments and condos and if fortune comes to us the "big House". I watch the programs about the tiny house movement and marvel at young white folk giving up the notion of a permanent foundation based house for one that is somewhat…Continue
Sweethome3d is bitter sweet. The one company makes two dark skinned characters that are stiff compared to an assortment of light skinned characters. An after thought, perhaps. Reminds me of my art class days, I was the model for the day and it took three tries and the teacher cursing before cartoonish me gave way…Continue
The nerd artist life. Hard to describe, I do draw with gel pens and I do fancy a bullet nose marker. The great god Harold and the Purple Crayon (they made a movie, well a cartoon) would be proud.
My tools consist of an XP era desktop and an engineering laptop. They are overworked but hang in there quite well. The laptop has a removable graphics card. It has gone black 5 times and 5 times I have revived it by baking it in the oven. A trick I learned from British PC Techs on…Continue