Confessions of a researchaholic

December 20, 2021

December blooms

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 3:26 pm
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I am not sure if this is the normal season for flower blooming but here they are.


Filed under: Imaginary — liyiwei @ 11:37 am
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This visual, probably the upstairs of a building interior, popped up in my visual mind during shower.

December 19, 2021

Seascape with Star

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 4:56 pm

There are those before me who have drawn from dreams.

Seascape with Star by Forrest Bess

Scrap geometry

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 4:31 pm

At first I thought this sculpture was made from inflated half balloons but upon closer examination it was made from geodesic strips made from discarded boxes.

Happiest Days of Our Lives by Ann Weber

Scrap art

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 4:31 pm

Looking close and in isolation, each object is an assemblage of scrap materials, but collectively they form a group of birds.

Untitled (Pigeons, sparrows & blackbirds)

December 18, 2021

Woodside measure A

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 3:21 pm

This is an experiment with CC Express (Spark) based on a campaign post card and a news article.

Justifying compensation

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 11:26 am

I find interesting the part of this Planet Money episode no shortage of labor stories about a founder who let her employees propose and justify their compensations.

This can be a great exercise to think about what one can contribute to and receive from a job, but hard to do with companies that are sufficiently large or involve in sufficiently complex businesses.

December 17, 2021

Dinner bones

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 8:18 am
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This turned out to be a weird one for both the idea and the execution.

December 16, 2021

Business card

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 5:57 pm

A school asked me to upload my business card for a student’s PhD application, so I designed one here (svg animation with SVGator).

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