Thoughts on the trapezium | Experiment 1 | Experiment 2 | Experiment 3

Random generator


The process- 15/01/18

1. I visited to smh.com.au and chose the biggest article on the front page:
http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/sydneys-biggest-nimby-and-developer-friendly-councils-20180111-h0h6z2.html

2. Picked the suburbs out of the article most likely to have building plans refused in Sydney and mapped on google maps suburbs.
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Screenshot from google maps 15/1/18

‘Mosman, Hunters Hill, Leichhardt, Strathfield and Woollahra are more likely to have had their plans refused than anywhere else in Sydney.’

3. Then I connected the suburbs by drawing lines in a clockwise direction. Hunters Hill—> Mosman—>Woollahra—>Leichhardt—>Strathfield
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4. This led me to a shape—> the trapezium

5. At lunchtime I went for a walk to find inspiration and picked this small plane tree branch which had fallen on the foot path on oxford st.
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6. Drawing upon the five points used above in the map, I pin pointed the corners of this small branch and connected the points:
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Once again a trapezium was seen.

7. I decided this was serendipitous enough and my random thing had been generated.

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Then this morning I noticed my toast was a trapezium!
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