May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #3 RLE – Poetry created by computer software

Both poems below were created with the use of computer programs. Gaskins and Morris (poets?) did not directly create the poems; the poems were created by the software programs that Gaskins and Morris had written. Robert Gaskin’s poem “HAIKU ARE LIKE TROLLIES”: Wandering in mist Reaching out to soft sunlight  Read more…

May 2020 Theory of Knowledge (TOK) Essay Prescribed Title #1 RLE – “Mathematical beauty activates same brain region as great art or music”

“People who appreciate the beauty of mathematics activate the same part of their brain when they look at aesthetically pleasing formula as others do when appreciating art or music, suggesting that there is a neurobiological basis to beauty.” https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2014/feb/mathematical-beauty-activates-same-brain-region-great-art-or-music The research project discussed in the article above used MRIs to Read more…