What’s a fractal?
Just one of the main building blocks of the universe. Known as ‘God’s thumbprint,’ these simple math formulas reveal the intricate recursive patterns found within nature, yet still remain one of science’s best-kept secrets. Follow along as we explore the contours, curiosities and creator of this beautiful wonder of the computer age.
"A fractal is a way of seeing infinity." —Benoit B. Mandelbrot
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Next time you hit ‘send’ and wish you hadn’t, don’t panic. This innovation lets you revise your email and recipients before it’s read and feathers are ruffled. So impulsive types, keep calm and carry on! See the newly-awarded Patent No. 8,468,209.
You’ve taken the scenic route, but how about a route with some feeling? With this innovation, soon you could set your course to pick you up on your commute to work, chill you out on your way home or keep you away from stressed-out driving zones. See the newly-awarded Patent No. 8,364,395.
“Passing along the urge to invent is as important to me as the actual process of inventing.”
70+ patents, 200+ pending
"Creating is a very natural process for most thinking people. There is a problem and you would like to find a solution. If you find this solution it is very rewarding because there is one less problem in this world."
IBMer Hendrik Hamann
60 patents, 60 pending
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