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cka.co/ Computational Design is a field where the aesthetics could often be interpreted as a byproduct of the math. Whether it involves something so vital as structural integrity or something so decorative as pattern generation, I'm constantly struck by the fact that mathematical formula used to interpret data, and then made visible by coding, frequently demonstrate unexpected beauty. Sometimes that beauty seems incredibly complicated but a wider view portrays raw simplicity that's simply been tweaked in some manner. It's all gradients. Slight variations. Accepting it as random means you've missed the forest for the trees. Charles Karim Aweida, a Masters Student at Carnegie Mellon's Graduate School of Computer Science is working towards a degree in Human-Computer-Interaction. He's an "interaction designer." Having worked in creative fields for several years both in commercial business and obtaining his undergraduate degree in design, Charles has a diverse portfolio that shows how he brings together studies in several areas: software, architecture,

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