March, 2009 Archives

Cabernet Sauvignon vs. Merlot

Posted by Roger Baronat, March 30, 2009, 5:04 pm

OK! We’re talking California reds here. Not France, Spain, or Italy. Just good old California red wine. Don’t let the names Ferrari and Provenance side-track you.  Somewhere on the label, front or back, it is going to say California. Of course, you might have spotted the words,  Napa Valley, clearly printed on the label in [...]

Fractals vs. More Fractals

Posted by Roger Baronat, March 29, 2009, 12:41 am

According to Mandelbrot, B.B. (1982). The Fractal Geometry of Nature. W.H. Freeman and Company.. ISBN 0-7167-1186-9, a fractal is “a rough or fragmented geometric shape that can be split into parts, each of which is (at least approximately) a reduced-size copy of the whole.” But the real question is do you like ‘em? Find ‘em [...]

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