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Self numbers and self primes

Okay, I’ve understood self numbers (1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 20, 31, 42, 53,..) and self primes (3, 5, 7, 31, 53, 97, 211,..) now, and can find them using Python. But a question still remains; is there a practical usage to them or simply the curiosity itself, which I enjoy 🙂

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matematikk

100 000 Pi (π) decimals vs. random numbers

I have previously written a post about how I decided to visualize 100k decimals of Pi, Tau and e with Python. To do that I chose a simple set of three rules that was repeated for each decimal digit; For each of the decimals: First, draw a tiny square and fill it with a color […]

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matematikk

Visualizing 100k decimals of Pi, Tau and e with Python

Having an interest for numbers, Linux and small scale programming and scripting shortens the route to test out things like this. It generally starts out with: “I wonder what that would look like” and ends in a continuous awe for numbers, programming and Linux. Having seen similar attempts to visualize numbers and an earlier attempt […]

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A mathematical poem

When I read this mathematical poem by Leigh Mercer, I knew I had found a treasure: A dozen, a gross, and a score Plus three times the square root of four Divided by seven Plus five times eleven Is nine squared and not a bit more. Here is another one: A mathematician named Ben Could […]

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Create plasma-fractal wallpapers for your phone with ImageMagick

Do you like fractals? Do you like plasma? Perhaps both? Or do you simply like to fiddle with linux terminal commands? I know what I like, therefore I give you a one liner to create five awesome wallpapers for your phone: Download the samples here, but if you create them yourself, they will be your […]