Someone posted a gif of this effect on birdsite and I wanted to understand it so I've built it as a space-warping raymarcher.
Its some lovely maths that I think I *mostly* understand now:
For some reason I have built Conway's Game of Life in Baba is You.
My latest bloggy thing:
As always, comments, thoughts, criticisms, and feedback, all welcome.
Have to say that this "one blog post per week" is a brutal schedule.
Also, here's a maths puzzle for π-day:
Adding the brackets from this Alex Bellos column https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/mar/11/solve-it-can-you-speak-yoda-how-to to the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 —
[1, 2] → 12
⟨1, 2⟩ → 21
⟨[⟨1, 2⟩, 3], 4⟩ → ⟨[21, 3], 4⟩ → ⟨213, 4⟩→ 4213
…we can make any number except 2413, and which other?
I wrote a thing for the Aperiodical:
This is a nice little trick but a bafflingly poor article. How can anyone write an entire article about a single tweet without having understood the tweet?
This would make a strong contender in the MathsJam bake off.
Also v good doggo in VR, which is a plus
Here’s a video on simulating a non-euclidean space in virtual reality with ray marching. This project is joint work with Michael Woodard and Roice Nelson. https://youtu.be/ivHG4AOkhYA
This embroidered computer is lovely. I think it works by the gold coils over the large beads being magnetically drawn to one side or the other of the base — and therefore making different connections — depending on whether or not a current is flowing through them.
This is so cool: a 3D star map of word meanings.
Words with similar meanings are closer together and joined by edges.
Eleven in "equalling ten plus one" shocker
Manchester MathsJam regular and occasional tamed programmer for the Nerds
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