Saturday, May 15, 2010

Spirals and Self-similarity

Spirals within spirals

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        I will never forget Prof. Phogbounds comment when I showed him this fractal ``This figure bears a striking resemblance to a self-similar object`` His expertise was profound. I remember asking him questions on nomenclature. ``Professor are these structures called embedded recursive spirals?" His educated  reply "No they are called fairy dust curly-swirlies" has remained with me all these years. Prof. Phineas T. Phogbound, one of the major influences in my life.

More self-referential anecdotes waiting in the wings - Max Iter

Friday, May 14, 2010

Lacy Blues

Blue Threads

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Partly newtonish partly escape time-ish.

Repeat visitors will encounter many examples of mixed mode metaphors. Max Iter

Happy Time Party Dog Part 2

One more time

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Say Ralphie what do you think of the extra special nom-noms?

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Well, I thought it was funny - Max Iter

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Warm and Swirly

Warm and Swirly
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A low key design rather than intensely dramatic.

The above resized and anti-aliased

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More to follow - Max Iter

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Mechanical Self --similarity

Metallic Blue

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The rigid self-similarity of the artifact or the approximate self-similarity of the natural.
Both have their attractions.

The Fractal Follies for one stop shopping to supply your chaotic iteration needs - Max Iter

Monday, May 10, 2010

Electric Fern

Metallic Spiral

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The unfurling of a cyber fern. Inorganic life with every atom in place and
no dislocations in the crystal structure.Respect your humanity.
 Carbon is master, silicon is servant.

More philosophy on demand-Max Iter

Sunday, May 9, 2010

The Electricity Monster

Corona Discharge

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              When I first saw this I thought of a monster from some grade B movie-" Attack of the Electricity Monster" perhaps and this was its footprint. How good is modern psychiatry and what can be learned about personality from the projected meaning given to abstract patterns like clouds and fractals?

Come back soon for more speculation and iteration. - Max Iter