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Posted on 23 August 2018 | 3:34 am
To Do Today: Fractal Worlds, Baseball
Washington City PaperTo Do Today: Fractal Worlds, Baseball Americana, and In Memoriam: Aretha FranklinWashington City PaperHorsthuis renders his videos using Mandelbulb 3D, a software for fractal imaging named after the trippy mathematics of Benoit Mandelbrot. The artist's process makes for a kind of world-building: He isn't so much drawing a place as unfolding one.
Posted on 21 August 2018 | 7:40 am
Monthly S&P 500 Outlook For August 2018:
Monthly S&P 500 Outlook For August 2018: After A Strong July, What Next?Seeking AlphaIf you have read former Yale mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot's book (with Richard Hudson), The (Mis)behavior of Markets: A Fractal View of Financial Turbulence, then you should note that C-J is fractal by design. And while the model maintains a fractal ...
Posted on 31 July 2018 | 5:53 pm
The science behind the fiction - in
IBC365The science behind the fiction - in conversation with Joe LetteriIBC365Around that time mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot began using computer graphics to create and display fractal geometric images. “The infinite possibilities of visualising things with equations and making pictures out of data fascinated me.” Letteri's ...
Posted on 31 July 2018 | 5:32 am
“I Duffed My Fractal” - Slate Magazine
“I Duffed My Fractal”Slate MagazineMarch Madness is a Petri dish for tired ideas. Alternative brackets haven't been fresh since the days of Mateen Cleaves, and the roughly 3,600,000 “Dilly Dilly” ads you are going to see this month will haunt you long past springtime. But both those ...
Posted on 15 March 2018 | 4:18 pm
TEDxDayton tickets available
TED speakers have included Roger Ebert, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, Elizabeth Gilbert, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Brian Greene, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Three major TED events are held each ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:57 am
Alumni artists in residence exhibit at
Blanco states that, “The making of these works grew out of a desire to create a pictorial unity. Just as Benoit Mandelbrot saw order in the natural world with his ‘fractal geometry,’ so too was I seeing an order within the apparent, sometimes chaotic ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Benoît Mandelbrot’s Last Interview
In a 2010 interview with Errol Morris, filmed 18 days before Mandelbrot’s death, the legendary mathematician talks about his work and the origin of the word ‘fractal’ with which he will always be associated.
Posted on 19 November 2013 | 10:41 pm
MATHEMATICS is a curious subject. Though often classed as one, it is not really a science. That scientists use it to describe their interpretation of reality is not quite the same thing. Nor, though, is it an art—not, at any rate, in the modern meaning ...
Posted on 20 October 2010 | 10:00 am
BENOIT MANDELBROT – FRACTALS INTO INFINITY
CAMBRIDGE, MA – Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry, passed away into infinity. Benoit Mandelbrot passed away a few days ago on October 14, 2010. Since 1987, Mandelbrot was a member of the Yale’s mathematics department. He was a ...
Posted on 16 October 2010 | 10:00 am