From Platonic Solids to Archimedean Solids

Simon explains how to to turn Platonic Solids into Archimedean Solids, using truncation and rectification.   Simon explains how to convert Platonic Solids to Archimedean Solids and builds a Rhombicosidodecahedron … Continue reading From Platonic Solids to Archimedean Solids

Infinite Line in Processing. Simon’s own code.

A beautiful project in Processing (Java), Simon’s own code, resembling  an El Lissitzky painting that you can control and change with the mouse (without Simon knowing El Lissitzky). Resulted from … Continue reading Infinite Line in Processing. Simon’s own code.

Pendulum Force

This is a beautiful “lecture” that Simon in his pajamas, chocolate paste adorning is face, game me Friday morning. He spoke about pendulum force, a force he was about to apply … Continue reading Pendulum Force

Oscillation and Drag Force: Spring Project.

Today Simon was watching Daniel Shiffman’s tutorials to learn about drag force and how to apply it when building a spring simulation in p5.js. Simon wrote the formula for drag force … Continue reading Oscillation and Drag Force: Spring Project.

L-Systems

What sort of literature do you fancy in the evening? Simon’s downloaded the book The Algorithmic Beauty of Plants tonight. Here Simon explained to me how L-systems and Cantor Set … Continue reading L-Systems

Triangle Numbers. Simon’s own code

Now this was pretty amazing! Simon’s new own code, that he so nonchalantly wrote while “having a break” from practicing recursive functions, generates “triangular numbers”. A triangular number or triangle number … Continue reading Triangle Numbers. Simon’s own code