An Interview with David Makin

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« on: September 09, 2017, 04:47:22 PM »
David Makin was one of the winners in the Mandelbrot Art contest in 2006, 2007 and 2009. He was on the judging panel for the 2010/2011 contest. Today we get the rare opportunity to pull back the curtains a bit and discover what it was like to be a mover and shaker in the early days when fractals were as alien to most people as nanotechnology is today.
Another thing David did was to render the first deep zooms of the "true 3D Mandy" in 2009, proving it to be a fractal at higher iterations, although he claims the lighting algorithm on the renders was awful !!
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