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I am repeatedly in awe of this gentleman’s achievement of uber geekdom. I mean this passage speaks for itself:

The fractal behind the comic is a mapping of the integers to a plane (it could be extended, I assume, to the real numbers). I came up with it in 1999 when I was trying to figure out a way to graphically show the contents of long blocks of computer memory, which is basically linear. I wanted a mapping that would show strings of consecutive addresses as contiguous, compact blobs, and that would work on all scales. I played with and coded a couple mappings, but this was the only one I found that really fit that qualification.

Uber Geek. How I strive to but pale in comparison. Alright, maybe I don’t strive

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Written by worlok2112

December 12, 2006 at 12:18 am

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