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  • Vortex of Fish

    Posted by Jonathan on January 9th, 2009 (All posts by )

    fish vortex

     

    8 Responses to “Vortex of Fish”

    1. Tatyana Says:

      oh so pretty

    2. Jonathan Says:

      It was pretty. A large school swimming slowly in circles under a bridge.

    3. Shannon Love Says:

      A good example of emergent behavior arising out of collective action of cellular automata. Without any central control a beautiful pattern emerges as each fish acts on cues available to it.

      Just like the free-market.

    4. Tatyana Says:

      Shannon, you’re hopeless.

    5. Shannon Love Says:

      Tatyana,

      There is more beauty and wonder in understanding. To see more than with just the eyes is enthralling.

    6. Tatyana Says:

      Shannon, pleasure exceeds purely intellectual

    7. Jonathan Says:

      “You got beauty in my emergent behavior!”

      “And you got emergent behavior in my beauty!”

      “Hey! They taste great together…”

    8. Tatyana Says:

      Jon, ever the conciliator..