Have I become obsessed with this new art form? Have I fallen to that affliction that Arthur C. Clarke calls "Mandelmania" in his book Ghost of the Grand Banks? Well, maybe so, haha, but it makes for some nice images, anyway.
If you would like to learn how the Mandelbrot set is computed, click here.
Also here you will find a mortgage calculator applet which I wrote. Look for it in Other Java. It is interactive, in that it updates principal & interest graphs as well as amortization tables as the sliders are moved or new values are entered. Use Sun's newest
Environment to view.
Video description: "A pastiche and homage to 1980's popular documentaries about the Mandelbrot set and the over excitement on the chaos theory. However, this documentary also deals about the relation between art and science, especially how the scientific process and its results have an aesthetic aspect in itself."
This was produced by students at the University of the Arts London in collaboration with King's College London and Imperial College London. Interestingly, King's College London is Arthur C. Clarke's alma mater (he coined the term "Mandelmania"—see above).
I'm listed in the credits, along with fractal artists Jos Leys and Jason Rampe.
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December 23, 2016
Besides running great on the desktop, it also runs fine on iOS and Android devices, and has both touch and mouse support for zoom marquee selection.
My buddy Josh's first album has been released: Jot Scripts From the Notebook of Joshua. His next album Courage will feature Snoop Dogg, R. Kelly, and Too $hort.
July 12, 2015
I've just completed a major overhaul of my mortgage calculator applet. Once again, it's the best mortgage calculator I've seen anywhere on the World Wide Web! Check it out by clicking Other Java. It should work well on most any platform where Java Standard Edition runs, be it Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.
I've also made major improvements to my anagram generator. Click this link to access it:
October 23, 2014
I have compiled the Boost C++ libraries for each of the main four Android architectures. These can be used in C++ applications by including the header files and linking the .a files with the rest of your program. They're great for use with cross-platform FireMonkey applications with Embarcadero's RAD Studio. Check it out: Boost C++ Libraries for Android
February 2, 2014
Check out my concept
it's written using the Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and is basically a servlet/ajax application.
June 22, 2012
I replaced the compute thread, which was already separate from the UI thread, in the Mandelmania applet with twelve threads, so the applet computes faster on multi-core computers.
April 23, 2011
At last, I've finally completed a high definition (HD) fractal animation I've been working on. The quality of it is reflected in how much time I spent in making it. (It's really cool! I hope you agree!) The 1080p version takes a long time to load, so you might want to check out the 720p version first.
Sadly, Benoît Mandelbrot, the father of the Mandelbrot fractal, died on October 14, 2010 of pancreatic cancer. I pay tribute to him here, as this website would not exist if not for him. For more information, view the story at The New York Times: Benoit Mandelbrot, Novel Mathematician, Dies at 85.