Hexnet Hexagonal Tag Feed: culture A feed of tagged nodes. https://hexnet.org/blog Hexagon Trend 2013 <p> I want to take a moment to consider the conspicuous return recently of the so-called hexagon "trend." We first wrote about this phenomenon in a <a href='http://hexnet.org/content/age-hexagons'>fairly forgettable post</a> from 2010, but in the past year or so it seems to have resurfaced, more forcefully and more explicitly than ever, and we would be remiss in our obligations to the hexagonal community if we did not at least make note of it. </p> <p> I don't really feel like carrying on with any sort of extended commentary on the matter this time&mdash;the trend speaks for itself, and its merits should be obvious to even the most casual adherent to hexagonal principles. It will suffice, therefore, to simply compile a list of recent articles on the subject, and let the reader draw what conclusions they will from them. Though it should be understood of course that we don't see this as a "trend" so much as a central&mdash;indeed, perhaps <i>the</i> central&mdash;turning point in the entire enterprise of human civilization. Our proverbial children and grandchildren, looking back on this era, will not be asking about the time hexagons were "trending," they will be asking about the time hexagons, as a concept, were finally rising above the clutter and minutiae of the collective human memescape to turn the very course of human civilization, putting us on our inevitable path towards a glorious and unimaginable hexagonal destiny. </p> Sat, 29 Jun 2013 22:45:17 +0000 https://hexnet.org/content/hexagon-trend-2013 https://hexnet.org/content/hexagon-trend-2013 The Age of Hexagons <p> <img src='/files/images/hexnet/p-6.png' title='Simple hexagon' alt='Simple hexagon' class='image-right'/> It looks like the hexagonal zeitgeist is finally floating to the surface of our collective media environment. Two stories in particular off of our <a href='http://hexnet.org/news'>hexagonal news</a> feed caught my eye this morn: </p> <p> <a class="ex" href="http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/13/48415">Geometry lessons</a><br /> ". . . Just as the 1950s will always be remembered as the decade of atomic-inspired motifs, so may the early decades of the 21st century be remembered, by those of pop cultural bent, as belonging to the hexagon." </p> <p><a class="ex" href="http://www.twowheelsblog.com/post/4494/the-hexagon-harley-14301">The Hexagon Harley 1.4301</a><br /> "Six is the magic number on this handcrafted custom Harley Davidson by Horst Dzhangmen. Everything but the engine, a HD Shovelhead 1340 cm3 and the frame, has been cut and built into perfectly shaped hexagons and this exceptional work took its creator three years of hard work to achieve this perfection." </p> Sat, 05 Jun 2010 18:10:04 +0000 https://hexnet.org/content/age-hexagons https://hexnet.org/content/age-hexagons