Posts Tagged ‘Benoit Mandelbrot’

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    Macroeconomics and Mandelbrot

    Oct 18, 10 • 290 Views • No Comments

    How are macroeconomics and the British coastline similar? Mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot could tell us. Dr. Mandelbrot was the father of fractal geometry and the idea that the closer you look, the more you see. From a distance, the British coastline will...  [read more]

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    Double Dipping

    Aug 28, 10 • 250 Views • No Comments

    For a smile, you might want to watch Merle Hazard’s “Double Dippin'” song. As the Guardian points out, also look for the fun trivia such as a small background picture of mathematician Benoit Mandelbrot. No one was smiling, though in response...  [read more]