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“Set your imagination free and do your best to keep up with it.” — A.R. Fagundes

Another week has come and gone.

I am currently working on an essay trying to outline the world of generative art since the…

The following was written years ago and a bit of a middle 20s angst. Yet I think there are elements that even today ring true.

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I’m always worried I’ll miss the train.

Continuously looking over my checklist,

Ensuring I have it all in place like Mr. Realist..

As i’m checking…

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Dribble Drip Drip

The animated Rhodesian air,

Fused with earthy savor;

Indigenous patter,

coupled with Mambweian chatter,

projected the delighted green aster.

Immovably gripping upon its delicate stem,

Erected

Interlocked with Tongian culture.

Contributing grandeur,

to the somber wood,

sensitive

The aiding green aster

5 and 2 inch petite

Leaves bellowing,

Emanating hazel brilliance,

prudcent disposition

Fortified with organic beauty

mystical

The little green aster

Petals of exquisite design.

Flowing with effortless glee.

Aerodynamic!

Just like the workman’s beast

Graceful

The impeccably cute green aster

Her grace is shielded,

Barred by archaic beauty

Love’s pervasive devices

Converged with piety.

Beautiful.

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“The Artist always has the masters in his eyes.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

It’s an interesting question to consider and my objective is to glean a few nuggets of reflection as we consider what makes an excellent agent.

Beauty?

It is said that “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,”…

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“Creativity is not so much a boundless well, but an all-you-can-eat buffet of elements for your creative endeavor.” — Vera Nazarian

Exciting news!

It’s been a little less than two weeks since I posted the talk with…

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” — Edgar Degas.

The soul of art is depicted in the quote so well. …

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Over the past year, I have almost exclusively started using Notion on a full-time basis. I continue to use Evernote for several things, but I am finding an increasing number of features that I get with the Notion that Evernote has not had up to this point. I’ve been a…

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“The noblest pleasure is the joy of understanding.” — Leonardo da Vinci

Good morning friends,

We are but a couple of weeks away from Christmas, having officially rung the bells of another Christmas season. It is far from the traditional in-store experiences of long lines snaking through the store and…

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Going through these quotes, they’ve become aphorisms that find meaning in everything I do. They challenge and help stretch the mind to become a better version of self when it comes to solving problems in the workplace.

  1. “Where all think alike there is little danger of innovation. …

“Curiosity is the main energy…” — Robert Rauschenberg

Here in the US, we just celebrated Thanksgiving Day, but with this unfortunate year, many of us have not seen our family due to restrictions, lockdowns, etc.

Yet, there are always things that we can be thankful for on top of our…

Chris Ried

I’m a generative artist and data scientist who is interested in solving problems, creating gen art and data vis, understanding biology and philosophy.

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