Tag Archives: Fractals

Visualizing Data Using the Hilbert Curve

Some time ago, a coworker asked me to help him visualize some data. He had a very long series (many millions) of data points, and he thought that plotting a pixel for each one would visualize it well, so he … Continue reading

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Fractals in 10 minutes No. 6: Turtle Snowflake

I didn’t write this one, but I found it’s simplicity and availability so compelling, I couldn’t just not write about it. In a reddit post from a while ago, some commenter named jfedor left the following comment: A little known … Continue reading

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A second look at the dragon fractal

At first when I drew the (twin)dragon fractal, I had a small bug. I used the base 1+i instead of 1-i. This also generated a very similar looking beast. Thinking about that for a while, made me curious. Just like … Continue reading

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Fractals in 10 minutes No. 2 – Recursive Spring

Imagine a straight wire. Bend this wire until its ends meet. You get a ring. Next stage. Take another straight wire, bend it as before, but this time, don’t let the ends meet, instead continue bending the wire more and … Continue reading

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Riddle of the Week – LStrings

So I wrote about lstrings. I intend to write about them again in a short while – I already finished the basic script a few days ago, but I’m waiting, until I will be satisfied with it. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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Fractals in 10 minutes No. 1 – LStrings

Lately it started to be quite fun to find some fun mathematical formula, and just code it in python, and plot the result. Fractals are such fun. LStrings is an example of that. For those who don’t know – lstrings … Continue reading

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