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# Pareidolia or ancient aliens? Are there hidden pictures in binary numbers?

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posted on Aug, 12 2016 @ 05:01 AM
This is so interesting and I learned a new word, pareidolia. Thanks. My first thought, was the patterns looks like rockets. But, I can't see, tiny details.

posted on Aug, 13 2016 @ 11:21 AM
i see 2-3 swaglords in there.. possible they were hardcoded into our very existance.

posted on Aug, 13 2016 @ 02:01 PM
Faces are generally Symmetrical, these images are symmetrical, your evolved brain looks for patterns in everything.
I know you know this but I thought it'd be worth repeating.
So yes pareidolia.

ALL THAT SAID

I loved this, the images and explanation was great and thanks for the link to Wolfram mathworld, i'll be sure to check it out.

posted on Aug, 15 2016 @ 12:31 PM
Just straight and simple counting in order while using a binary visual representation will yield a distinctive fractal. (One of the reasons why I think METI should try using multiband with a binary count repeater, super obvious if you look for it and nature doesn't quite do this one on it's own.) If you were to mirror it, I'm sure you'd find some paredolia things in there too.

One of the other things I think is interesting is relationships between irrational numbers. Similar to that Fibonacci series. Things like how euler and pi work out in relationships, and certain constants in physics. Pi expressed as a sum of an infinite list of fractions is pretty neat.

At the end though... It's turtles all the way down, maaaan.

posted on Mar, 29 2017 @ 06:27 PM
all i can say: WOW i love those threads

posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 03:04 PM

The Game of Life, also known simply as Life, is a cellular automaton devised by the British mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970.

Wikipedia - Conway's Game of Life.

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MIT.edu The Game of Life!.

Conway notices too many differences to recognize his work in the station itself. The patterns rendered by the Game of Life leave more white space, among other differences, he said.

“That’s not mine,” Conway said of the pattern. “I have had an influence on Cambridge, but not apparently on the new railway station.”

Source: Quartz.com - A UK train station’s tribute to a famous mathematician got everything right except his math.

I was reading the article at Quartz.com about a train station at Cambridge University dedicated to one of their own, John Conway. He is the mathematician who invented the Game of Life which shows complexity arising from simplicity. It too involves white and black tiles. There are certain rules it follows and from a couple set up options at the MIT link you can "evolve" a solution. I just checked and nobody has mentioned Life yet!

It is very similar to the Pascal Triangle images. Reminded me of this very thread. Had to share the links with all.

The train station looks like a huge Tetris game. It uses Wolfram's Rule 30 which while based on Conway's Game of Life ideas it is not sourced back to Conway. They named the station after him though!

How's that for complex behavior from a simple decision! LOL

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