Monday, May 31, 2010

African Fractals

One of my past students-turned friends, Rory, posted this video and it's rocking my world! Rory quotes the presenter Ron Eglash:

When Europeans first came to Africa, they considered the architecture very disorganized and thus primitive. It never occurred to them that the Africans might have been using a form of mathematics that they hadn't even discovered yet.

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