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Mandelbulb: The Unravelling of the Real 3D Mandelbrot Fractal
Been meaning to get to this for days, as half my friends list has been posting links to it...
3d  fractal  mandelbrot  math  visualization  art  fractals  graphics  visualisation 
november 2009 by andrewducker
Urinal protocol vulnerability
In which the person behind XKCD looks into the way men stand in toilets, and how to maximize and minimize their efficiency.
math  toilets  funny 
september 2009 by andrewducker
Mindreader Applet
You choose 1 or 0 - it tries to guess what you'll choose. Can you be more random than predictable? Damned if I can be...
game  math  statistics  AI 
july 2009 by andrewducker
The Math Gender Gap Explained
Mertz and Hyde looked for evidence of this imbalance—more boys than girls at the extremes of math ability—in international data, too. Again, they found that in some countries as many girls as boys score above the 99th percentile, and in others more girls than boys are extreme math dunces or math geniuses. In both cases, countries with as many or more girls at the upper extreme tend to be those with the greatest gender equality
math  education  science  women  gender 
june 2009 by andrewducker

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