Friday, January 6, 2012

3 Fractals of the Day from Me to You

You can learn more about fractals in Clifford Pickover's awesome books Chaos in Wonderland, or Computers and the Imagination. If interested in mathematics per se, you might enjoy Cliff's recently awarded beautiful book The Math Book.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

Shiny Shells Tree(s)

Here and there, when I have some free time I like to make autostereograms like the one above.
Very simple to use: click the image for a bigger version, cross your eyes, and relax. A nice 3-D image should appear in your mind.
Deepen your knowledge on optical illusions here.
See more optical illusions your mind can digest here.
Two books by my friend Al Seckel you might like to read - Optical Illusions, Masters of Deception. Have fun.:)
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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Strange Brains

Does my artwork above remind you of something? Perhaps we can call it Strange Brains? (Click to enlarge.)
Did you ever wonder for example how does a genius brains look like? Maybe that's how? Or perhaps we are looking at the structure of a pretty consciousness itself? Or maybe this is how the structure of a beautiful artificial mind might look like? Let me know.:)

If you gasped 'yes' on any of the questions above, you might like to read:
C.A. Pickover, Strange Brains and Genius. Or P. Russell, The Brain Book or watch Stuart Hameroff talking about a new marriage of brain and computer .
Also, don't forget to check R. Kurzweil's research on artificial intelligence.

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Thursday, March 12, 2009

3D Fractals

More and more each day I'm impressed by the power of various computer tools I like to use and explore. Fractals are the entities I love, and above are three images that show 3D fractals. The title of the first one is Strangeland, the one in the middle is Atlantis, the one below is, of course, Fractland.:)
(Click to enlarge.)

There's a lot of books on fractals, one recommendation:
C.A. Pickover, The Pattern Book.
Another recommendation: B. Mandelbrot, The Fractal Geometry of Nature.

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Saturday, March 7, 2009


Above you can see my artwork with a title "Perspicuous". It's a photo of work on acrylic on canvas.
I think it clearly shows my love for geometrical/mathematical art. In case you wonder about the odd word "Perspicuous" - I gave this title to the artwork in honor of the person I admire very much: the famous late geometer Donald Coxeter. Perspicuous was one of his favorite words.
I'm sure you are familiar with the word intelligibility so I guess I really don't need to explain perspicuous to you.

BTW - I think Dr. Coxeter would like the word 'zemified'.

An excellent biography about H.S.M Coxeter is S. Roberts' The King of Infinite Space. Enjoy.

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Saturday, February 21, 2009

Evolution or Intelligent Design?

Would the apple in the photo make Charles Darwin say, "Wow?!"
(Click the photo to enlarge).
I found the apple in the nearby store. The letters are not painted or carved into it. They somehow mysteriously grew with the apple and within the apple's core.
A person who's opinion I value very much thought that this was the last sign of where this civilization travels to...

If you wonder what the mysterious yellow geometrical object close to the apple is - it's my friend Akio Hizume's Fibonacci Tornado. Yes, it's takes some patiency to build it but the result is rewarding, right?:)
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Saturday, February 14, 2009

A Heartful Strange Attractor

Above is A Heartful Strange Attractor I've made for you.
For a Valentine's or any other day.

For all loving and romantic people on the planet and beyond...
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