Archive for November, 2004


And who's the mysterious "Zac"? All is revealed...

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Cable TV

What is it with cable TV? There is certainly some quality on cable - if I watch anything it is Discovery Channel, Bloomberg and Australia's ABC Asia-Pacific. I guess I was naive, but I expected cable TV to be advertisement free - after all, you are paying for it. But you get this irritating ad […]

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Spiral Fractal

Spiral fractal
Here's a beautiful spiral fractal - made using complex numbers.

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Suspension Bridges

There have been some embarrassments involving suspension bridges - the Tacoma Narrows bridge in the US spectacularly fell down in the 1940s because when the wind hit it at a certain velocity, it began to oscillate at its natural frequency. It kept vibrating until it shook itself to pieces. The solution was to build bridges […]

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