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Us vs Them, Manufactured Revenge Porn & Democracy

I follow Fareed Zakaria, the Indian-American journalist, political scientist, and author. He is the host of CNN‘s Fareed Zakaria GPS and writes a weekly column for The Washington Post. I find Zakaria’s reports to be…

Kikagaku Moyo at Fernwood Tavern in Big Sur 3/10/2019

Kikagaku Moyo (Japanese: 幾何学模様 Hepburn: Kikagaku Moyō) are a Japanese psychedelic band from Tokyo. The band’s name translates to “geometric patterns.” A friend invited me to accompany her to the March 10, 2019 show at Fernwood Tavern in…

Santa Cruz Surfer Monument

This is a digitally modified photograph I took of the Surfer Monument that stands near Lighthouse Point on West Cliff Drive in Santa Cruz, California. The monument is an 18…

Big Lyapunov Exponent Bug

Fractal visually depicting the Lyapunov exponents of an iterated map of the plane. Generated with a fractal software laboratory written by Dr. Ronald Joe Record. I find it interesting that,…

Life and Death in Art

A series of digitally modified photographs of a composition containing moss, air plants, and skulls. I took these photos on my front deck and digitally modified them using the Visionist…

The Buddhabrot Fractal, Mandelbrot Set, and The Logistic Map

The Buddhabrot is a fractal rendering technique related to the Mandelbrot set. Its name reflects its pareidolic resemblance to classical depictions of Gautama Buddha, seated in a meditation pose with a forehead mark (tikka) and traditional topknot (ushnisha).…

Mandelbrot Fractal Zoom (8k 60fps)

A nice straight forward deep zoom into the Mandelbrot Set with some nice shapes and structures appearing at magnification 1e124. The frames for this video were rendered with Ultra Fractal…

Welcome – Who Am I – What Is This

Welcome to the Bodaciously Excellent Blog of Doctorwhen! Let me introduce myself, tell you a little about my areas of expertise and interests, and try to give you an overview…

Why The Religious Right Is Republican

Recently I came across two graphs that reveal the secret motivation behind the close ties between the religious right and the Republican party. The first graph below demonstrates clearly that,…

Obscurus Lupa Presents: Beer Bad

I stumbled across this hilarious review of a Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode, “Beer Bad”, by Allison Pregler (aka Obscurus Lupa, Manic Episodes). I’d love to see more Buffy reviews…

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