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fractals

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Yep, Apple's A7 looks twice as fast -- at least for fractal math

A detailed look at the Frax app's 90 percent performance boost on the iPhone 5S shows why Apple's A7 chip isn't a marketing gimmick -- even if the advantages aren't strictly because of a 64-bit design.

By 11 October 2013

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Frax app brings fractal-exploration glory to iOS

A computer-graphics A-team is digging into fractals again with software that's clearly a labor of love. Exploring the Mandelbrot and Julia sets is a spectacular marriage of beauty and math.

By 2 October 2013

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Google shows off Web-based fractal explorer

Web Workers let the application do background processing--handy for churning through mathematical calculations such as the Mandelbrot set.

By 3 February 2011

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Genuine Fractals image-upsizer upgraded

A new version of the software adds texture presets and other options for those who need to make very large versions of their images.

By 27 October 2008

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Your phone will never love you back (and you shouldn't want it to)

Commentary: Futurist Ray Kurzweil says our devices will soon be able to process and mimic human emotions. But even if that's possible, it's not exactly a great idea.

By 21 June 2014

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Monument Valley: on sacred geometry and a game for everyone

ustwo has created a work of art in its Escher-inspired puzzle game, Monument Valley. Designer Ken Wong gives CNET an inside look at where it came from.

By 9 April 2014

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15,000 volts and a giant sheet of wood

What happens when you run masses of electricity through a giant sheet of wood?

By 4 March 2013

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Darth Vader, Spider-Pig fly at International Balloon Fiesta

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta hosts hundreds of hot air balloons. Some geeky gems are among the flyers.

By 9 October 2013

Editors' Take

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Plug-In Suite 5 is a collection of tools for photographers to extend the power of existing Adobe Photoshop workflow practices.

31 May 2010

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Underexposed blog: Links of the day

Fluery still roots for JBoss...Edward Tufte mostly likes iPhone interface...mysteries of Linux's /proc files...multicore compression...Actually *using* mammoth telephotos.

By 16 February 2008