Greek mathematician Thales took up geometry as a way to avoid the omnipresence of random abstract art.
The purpose of computing is like the purpose of art: insight, not numbers, nor colors.
"Modelling in general is regarded sceptically by many biologists"
The arts matter because they are helping to find a good graphical depiction of the ideas. Stochastic models and the undisciplined pursuit of biometric art.
Ellsworth Kelly, Images tend to describe issues in black-and-white terms
It is always better to solve the right problem the wrong way, than to fail to solve the wrong problem the right way.
Richard Hamming, Art automaticism
Pixels have been playing dice. Important figures tend to be clustered together, while less important figure drawings appear more randomly distributed. The cartoon often reported that he thought in images and sensations rather than in words.
Should we dig up Thomas Bayes and notify him that chance is everywhere? A lesson from lucky artworks.