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Golden Ratio
« on: January 09, 2016, 09:28:53 PM »
I came across the tumblr post that was pretty interesting:

There are plenty of good explanations in there, especially about why we see the golden ratio in nature.

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Re: Golden Ratio
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2016, 11:16:35 AM »
That's pretty interesting. I always felt that φ being the golden ratio was kinda bullshit, but now I know why the number is actually useful.
That dot-mapping app is a nice touch. It's interesting to see how all irrational numbers actually can achieve a similarly uniform distribution in the later stages / outer parts, but only φ is actually equally distributed even in the center.
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