September 15, 2012
Boredom Has Its Uses
You may recall the geek-produced map we had a while back. Here is another one. Place the numbers in a spiral, then color just the primes. "Fascinating", as Spock would say. Known as the Ulam spiral, it was discovered not by computer, but by a mathematician doodling during the presentation of a long and boring paper back in 1963.

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