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A monochromatic espresso color scheme with hexadecimal values. To see the color scheme in action, check this out.

0% = #000000

1% = #030202

2% = #050404

3% = #080705

5%= #0D0B09

*8% = #14110E

*13% = #211C17

*21% = #362E25

*34% = #574A3D

*55% = #8C7762

89% = #E3C19F

*Used.

RELATED: Fibonacci grayscale in hex.

PS: You can Fibonaccize any hue of your choosing. The not-so-obvious trick is to turn your attention to the B in the HSB color model. Experiment.

Topological quantum computing (TQC) is a newer type of quantum computing that uses “braids” of particle tracks, rather than actual particles such as ions and electrons, as the qubits to implement computations. Using braids has one important advantage: it makes TQCs practically immune to the small perturbations in the environment that cause decoherence in particle-based qubits and often lead to high error rates.

Read full story at Phys.org.

More on all that Fibonacci stuff here.

Fifteen uncoupled simple pendulums of monotonically increasing lengths dance together to produce visual traveling waves, standing waves, beating, and (seemingly) random motion.

The period of one complete cycle of the dance is 60 seconds. The length of the longest pendulum has been adjusted so that it executes 51 oscillations in this 60 second period. The length of each successive shorter pendulum is carefully adjusted so that it executes one additional oscillation in this period. Thus, the 15th pendulum (shortest) undergoes 65 oscillations.

The apparatus was built from a design published by Richard Berg [Am J Phys 59(2), 186-187 (1991)] at the University of Maryland. The particular apparatus shown here was built by our own Nils Sorensen.

Video courtesy of Harvard Natural Sciences Lecture Demonstrations, © 2010 President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Most logos aren’t designed in fifteen minutes, but most designers aren’t Aaron Draplin. Aaron’s a Portland fixture by way of the Midwest, the owner of Draplin Design Co., and an advocate of “blue collar” design: design that works. Here he takes our logo design challenge, creating a dozen iterations of a logo for a fictional construction company. Not inspired? Just wait. Watch as he sketches, brings his ideas into Illustrator, and tests and tunes the different iterations. The logos Aaron creates prove design can elevate any company or brand. Along the way, he provides tips for freelancing, finding inspiration, and providing clients context for logos that won’t just live in PDFs.

(via lynda.com)

A six-minute recording of what was playing on a radio station in NYC on December 8, 1980.

Dime was murdered ten years ago tonight. And it’s felt like it.

Here’s a full Randall clinic from Jule 1993:

Pantera live in Moscow 1991:

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