February, 2010


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Feb 10

The Droste effect – image recursion

The Droste effect – image recursion

I love recursion. There's something about the way it invokes infinity that makes my head spin. Droste effect images are recursive images that got their name from a Dutch company that makes chocolates and cocoa and things like that. Continue reading →


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Feb 10

Shapes of constant width – coins from around the world

In a previous post I talked about shapes of constant width. I didn't know of any other coins besides the UK 50p and 20p that had the property of being the same width all the way round without being circular.

Well I was recently given this coin instead of 20p:

Shapes of constant width   coins from around the world Continue reading →