Re: [Fractint] Stephen Hawking

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Author: Edward Montague
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Subject: Re: [Fractint] Stephen Hawking
Sir Roger Penrose , a close associate of Stephens , discouraged him
from delving too deeply into fractals.

Sir Penrose gave a talk titled 'Aeons before the Big Bang' ,
worth watching on Youtube. A fractal free approach to
science.







On Sat, Mar 17, 2018 at 8:27 AM Bill Jemison <bill.jemison@???> wrote:

> Hi Russ,
>
> Thank you for the kind words about Requiem. It was actually made using a
> non-public version of fractint that Robin Bussel sent me that was
> addressing the registers of my sound card at the time - a SoundBlaster Pro
> - incorrectly. It produced very strange sounds, chirps and beeps and all
> sort of odd things. Most of it was pretty nasty sounding, but occasionally
> I would find very intriguing and sometimes even pleasing sounds. Requiem is
> one of those and indeed, one of my all-time favorites from fractint so far.
>
> Bill Jemison
> Audio Fractals <https://sites.google.com/site/audiofractals/home>
>
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 8:22 AM, Russell Nelson <
> russell-nelson@???> wrote:
>
> > Bill,
> > What a beautiful piece! I had no idea the audio fractals were that
> > lovely. I had heard many quite a few years ago (I too am an early
> adopter
> > of Fractint - version 2 or 3 was my first) and, though interesting, most
> > seemed a bit too hard edged and robotic to be enjoyable. This was at a
> > much different level. It had a celestial element that seemed very
> > appropriate to Stephen's memory. Thanks for sending this on.
> > Russ
> >
> >
> >     On Thursday, March 15, 2018 4:26 PM, Bill Jemison <
> > bill.jemison@???> wrote:

> >
> >
> > The recent passing of Stephen Hawking has filled me with a great sense
> of
> > loss. He was an unbelievable inspiration and explorer of the universes -
> > both inward and outward.
> >
> > This audio fractal, which I first created in 1999, is dedicated to him.
> >
> > "Requiem"
> > <https://sites.google.com/site/audiofractals/mp3-files/requiem-1999>
> >
> > Headphones or high quality speakers are recommended.
> >
> > Enjoy!
> >
> > Bill Jemison
> > Audio Fractals <https://sites.google.com/site/audiofractals/home>
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