Fabry's tumblelog

Machines will follow a path that mirrors the evolution of humans. Ultimately, however, self-aware, self-improving machines will evolve beyond humans' ability to control or even understand them.
Tue Dec 31


Person Curves

Wolfram|Alpha has a whole collection of line art portraits constructed from complex parametric functions. This is one of the greatest uses of mathematics I have ever come across. This discussion thread suggests that it’s probably done by computers rather than bored grad students (I mean, just look at the equation to get 2pac!!)

But the fact remains: This exists, and it is wonderful. Who’s your favorite?