Ron Eglash on African Fractals

This video on TED.com blew my face off. Mathmatician Ron Eglash talks about the fractal mathematics behind construction and art in african civilization. Indigenous peoples of Africa were the ONLY people to use fractal set theory in their social and civil organization! This theory was not fully understood by western academics until only 100 YEARS AGO, but when they did, they developed binary code from it, which is the foundation of all computers!!!! African priests developed random number generators for divination BY HAND.

BLOW-YOUR-FACE-OFF AMAZING
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One Response to “Ron Eglash on African Fractals”

  1. you were right. it blew my face (and some other things) away!

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