Monthly Archives: December 2009

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pixelnetworks

As a next small step towards #47, I’m doing (quite basic) experiments with pixelnetworks of my own invention. Inspired by Ashby’s Homeostat, McCulloch and Pitts‘ artificial neurons and Kauffman’s Boolean Networks. Thanks to Python and Cython.

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random graphs

Triggered by my slow reading of Stuart Kauffman’s book, I am playing around with visualizations of random graphs; what started as an exercise to learn about their properties might result in a short film. A spinoff of something bigger that needs more time to see […]

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boolean networks

As part of the still very much exploratory searching in preparation of #47, I am slowly reading ‘The Origins of Order’ by Stuart Kauffman. It is one of the densest books I’ve ever read; many ideas per page within a grand arch that stretches from […]