All snarks about $24M mansions being funded by calculus textbook sales aside, there is an emerging relationship between calculus and architecture that is really fascinating. Since WordPress.com now allows direct embedding of TED talks, I thought I’d share this talk from architect Greg Lynn on this subject. I ran across this a couple of weeks ago and I’ve been wondering about it ever since. The point about using calculus to change architecture from a “discrete” notion into a “continuous” notion is particularly interesting.
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- @mmcr Sounds awesome, but yep. Sounds like a sabbatical project. :) 5 hours ago
- @mmcr Wouldn’t that just be a server? 5 hours ago
- @mmcr Not sure if that applies to Google, until they start crippling Chrome on non-Chromebook devices. Which I wouldn’t put it past them. 5 hours ago
- @mmcr That goes for Apple as well as MS. And yes I break that rule sometimes. 5 hours ago
- @mmcr My belief is that you shouldn’t use apps made by people who make operating systems. They tend to lock you in to “their” OS. 5 hours ago