Mad Quickies

Mad Quickies 4.29

Romanesco broccoli and other things from the natural world that are fractal-ish. {via Surly Amy} Wherever you stand on the whole issue, perhaps you might be interested in reading “The Amanda Palmer Problem: How Does a Cult Musician Become a Figure to Be Mocked?” It’s quite well-written. {via @chebutykin” In …

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AI: A Space to Call Your Own

I was in a pilot math class all through high school. Our shiny new textbooks (they do exist!) were decorated with fractal art. It was like your college roommate’s blacklight poster collection exploded  all over the printing press. And while it didn’t help my math scores (just barely made it …