August 17, 2007
This picture depicts a concept, which is a very powerful programming technique.
Identify the technique. Also, tell us what is special about this picture.
Our friends at the KQA are conducting a technical quiz at the Daly Memorial Hall, Bangalore on August 26th at 2pm. Please be there. We love KQA quizzes and since you are reading this blog, you will surely enjoy them too.
Srikanth, jayanth, BiGFooT, Hema, abhinav, Sagnik,Deepshikha, Bikiran Goswami, piezocake, Shashank, Archana, Poornima and yaksha
Hema and Poornima got the specialty part. Abhinav came very close.
“Iteration is human, recursion is divine “
The answer is recursion. The Droste Effect.
Although there are many such recursive logos and pictures, the effect is named after the Dutch cocoa brand Droste and this picture is seen on the Droste box.