Fractals for the fun of it!


Fractals for the fun of it!

art solos 1 with fractals, video

Unbelievable shapes, textures, structures, all in full color, changing to infinity or seen as stills. This is truly an art form.

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Fractal regime emerges as glass cools

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Apr 28, 2014. 0 Replies

... glass molecules jam based on a fractal regime of wells within wells ...The research confirmed that…Continue

Tags: glass, fractals

Fractal Animations

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 21, 2013. 0 Replies

Cosmic floating is a 4:17 min long, showing several slowly evolving fractals. With the music, it feels as if they are significant, awesome.Continue

Tags: fractal animation

Fractals from the uncanny valley

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Jun 24, 2013. 4 Replies

The uncanny valley refers to images which are just like human enough to be easily recognizable and just unlike human enough to be deeply disturbing.…Continue

Tags: the uncanny valley, fractals

What are your favorite kind of fractals?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Jun 24, 2013. 7 Replies

This isn't intended as a technical question, but one of aesthetic preference. I most enjoy fractal landscapes that seem real and 3D. Zooming through the Mandelbrot set was my first riveting…Continue

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Comment by Joan Denoo on March 21, 2013 at 5:40pm

Fractals in Nature

see flora, fauna, energy, design, motion ... all kinds of fractals in nature. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 21, 2013 at 5:35pm

55+ Simply Stunning Fractal Artworks

These 55 fractal photos are so different from each other. 

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 21, 2013 at 5:31pm

We live in a fractal hologram

Just imagine putting a simple formula into a computer, go to bed and when you awaken, this is what you have! I just get shivers thinking about the implications. 

"frac·tal - n.A geometric pattern that is repeated at ever smaller scales to produce irregular shapes and surfaces that cannot be represented by classical geometry. Fractals are used especially in computer modeling of irregular patterns and structures in nature."

Comment by Joan Denoo on March 19, 2013 at 10:20am

Steph, I am so glad you are part of fractals. They are so much fun, just seeing diversity. I just realized I haven't put added the really cool ones. I have a doctor's appointment, but will add some really pretty ones when I can. Welcome!

Comment by Steph S. on March 19, 2013 at 10:15am

cool Joan- nice group!

I hope I joined all your wonderful groups.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 5, 2013 at 4:35pm

Masai People, Save our Green, January 4, 2013 by DeaconBlues 

Women build their dwellings (‘manyatta’) from wood, mud and cow dung in either a star-shape or circular. Within this space, the family cooks, eats, sleeps, socializes, and stores food, fuel, and other household possessions. Small livestock often live within this space.

Comment by Joan Denoo on January 5, 2013 at 4:21pm

African Fractals: Modern Computing and Indigenous Design

Fractals characterize repetition of similar patterns at ever-diminishing scales. Fractal geometry emerge as an exciting frontier on the border between mathematics and information technology. Seen in many of the swirling patterns produced by computer graphics it exists as a new tool for modeling in biology, geology, and other natural sciences.

Anthropologists observed patterns produced in different cultures can be characterized by specific design themes.

In Europe and USA, cities grew, laid out in a grid pattern of straight streets and right-angle corners or round-abouts with roads leading away from the center.

In traditional African settlements they tend to use fractal structure --circles of circles of circular dwellings, rectangular walls enclosing ever-smaller rectangles, and streets in which broad avenues branch down to tiny footpaths with striking geometric repetition.

These indigenous fractals do not limit architecture; their recursive patterns echo throughout many different African and Native American designs and knowledge systems. Mathematics at work.


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