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Posted on 4 June 2018 | 11:50 am
The S&P 500 Outlook For June 2018: Tail Risk
The S&P 500 Outlook For June 2018: Tail Risk Is The Lowest So Far This YearSeeking 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 1 June 2018 | 10:13 pm
'When Einstein Walked With Gödel' Review:
Wall Street Journal'When Einstein Walked With Gödel' Review: Plato, Physics and Brains in SpaceWall Street JournalSome chapters are elegant profiles of scientists and mathematicians: Benoit Mandelbrot, coiner of the term “fractals,” who inspired a generation of hippies with graphics of his “Mandelbrot set”; Alan Turing, the World War II code breaker and inventor ...
Posted on 1 June 2018 | 2:12 pm
Working Geek: Long-time techie Raghu Murthi
GeekWireWorking Geek: Long-time techie Raghu Murthi of GoDaddy aims for a big impact in massive marketsGeekWireDaily reads? Favorite sites and newsletters? “WordPress blogs, tech and science sites, and news.” Book on your nightstand (or e-reader)? “The Rise of Superman,” by Steven Kotler and “Misbehaviour of Markets” by Benoit Mandelbrot and Richard L. Hudson.
Posted on 31 May 2018 | 7:35 pm
What are Fractals? - The West Australian
The West AustralianWhat are Fractals?The West AustralianIn maths, the most famous example of a fractal is the Mandelbrot Set, a computer-generated swirling landscape that is infinitely complex, but built from a simple equation repeated endlessly. It's named after Polish-born mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot ...
Posted on 29 May 2018 | 2:57 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