Sunday, January 30, 2011

Ulam Spiral

I noticed that it's more difficult than it should be to find a good, big image of the Ulam Spiral on the internet. So, here are some 959 X 958 files I made. Do whatever you want with them:

(Click to enlarge)

In case you have no idea what this is about, here's a website which explains what the Ulam Spiral is and some ways of visualizing it -

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Ishmael #70: "Passion"

This is the last Ishmael comic, at least for now. No, I'm not quitting to become an accountant, but I will be trying other things, some of which will hopefully make their way onto this blog.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Ishmael #69: "Eat, Pray, Leave"

Friday, January 14, 2011

Ishmael #68: "Piracy"

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Ishmael #67: "Problem and Symptom"

Monday, January 10, 2011

Ishmael #66: "Rough Draft"

Friday, January 7, 2011

Ishmael #65: "Miserable"

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Ishmael #64: "Chinese Room"

Okay, I've written some obscure jokes before, but this one takes the cake. Here are some sources if you don't know what the Chinese Room argument is:

Wikipedia article about the Chinese Room
A more entertaining explanation, and a refutation

Monday, January 3, 2011

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