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Christopher Nicolai (@)

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Utilities

Mandelbrot/Julia

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Tap, drag, pinch, and tilt to explore Mandelbrot and Julia fractals. Use photos as source material. Realtime WebGL fractals on your phone's graphics card.

Mandelic Spiral

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Usually, Mandelbrot graphics draw the complementary set--the points which escaped. This app shows some trajectories from the black zone inside the Mandelbrot set.

I Can Drive 55

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In the 80's, Sammy Hagar couldn't drive 55. If you can drive exactly 55 MPH, you'll hear him singing about it. Drive too slow or too fast, and the music will slow down or speed up.

I've been wanting something that can limit my speed, without staring at the speedometer or going to full cruise control. Mechanically, it would be called a governor. Read more about governors...

Beat Governor

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Sequencer and sampler with playback speed that's tied to your physical speed as reported by GPS. Great motivator for bicycling and running, or an alternative to the dashboard if you're driving blind.

I've been wanting something that can limit my speed, without staring at the speedometer or going to full cruise control. Mechanically, it would be called a governor. Read more about governors...

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