Documenting a City, One Photo at a Time: Winnipeg Love Hate

Originally posted on Discover:
For a decade, photographer Bryan Scott has documented nearly every corner of Winnipeg, Manitoba at his site, Winnipeg Love Hate. The site bears witness to both urban decline and renewal — from city streets and shops to heritage buildings and landmarks — including the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Winnipeg Love… Continue reading Documenting a City, One Photo at a Time: Winnipeg Love Hate

How Tiny, Yet Über-Efficient Spider Brains Can Improve Computer Technology

Originally posted on Longreads:
In Scientific American, Erik Vance reports on how the orb weaver spider — a creature that weighs between .005 milligrams and three grams — has a brain that is just as adept at complex tasks as exponentially larger spiders. This “brain miniaturization” “may hold clues to innovative design strategies that engineers… Continue reading How Tiny, Yet Über-Efficient Spider Brains Can Improve Computer Technology