Mathematics

The Barnsley Fern

Michael Barnsley is an English mathematician born in 1946. The code developed by Barnsley is an example of an iterated function system.  The code is composed of four affine transformations. of the code is the [more…]

Engineering

A new Internet

The roots of the Internet are military, as everyone knows. One of the earliest projects of the military computer age, alongside automated discrimination of ICBM radar trajectories to separate them from harmless civilian traffic, tactical [more…]

Mathematics

The Mandelbrot Set

Computer generated graphics have improved enormously over the last forty years. The first computer generated graphic of the Mandelbrot set : A contemporary zooming animation : I particularly like these new images and animations because [more…]