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November 18, 2007

Divine formulae

devadutta @ 11:25 am, GMT +0000 ( 1195385149 ) Play

Question 2 of 5 from the theme round. Be sure to read the guidelines :)

1.

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Who is song 1 a tribute to. (The part of the song which carries the answer is beeped out)

Hint: 2 is the title of another song composed by the same artist

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VikraM, Abhishek and Bikiran have cracked the theme! They walk away with 4 points!!
Congrats!! and
brilliant work, guys!

Cracked by: sidsen , Mahesh , shivathilak , VikraM , udupendra , iamniks , Anirudh , bobo , Abhishek , prasanth , ram , Keerthi Kiran M , A Nony Mouse , yaksha , deepak , nisha’s thambi , gammafunction , Ganesh Prasad , 2ndratequizzer and Tathagata Chatterjee. (and bikiran)

The name beeped out in 1 is Benoit Mandelbrot.
1 is a song called “Mandelbrot set” by Jonathan Coulton.
2 is called a “Code Monkey”, which is another song composed by him.


32 Responses to “Divine formulae”

  1. sidsen
    2

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  2. Mahesh

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  3. Mahesh

    Theme: Theoretical Physics


  4. shivathilak

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  5. shivathilak

    Theme: scientists during world war II and the nazi regime.

    OR

    Sceintists from Eastern europe, poland germany etc? basically countries other than the allies.


  6. VikraM

    Benoit Mandelbrot…..
    the artist is Jonathan Coulton.


  7. VikraM

    theme:
    computer bugs….(?) Heisenbugs,Mandelbugs,Bohrbugs,Schroedinbugs and Stotles


  8. udupendra
    4
    4
    7

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  9. iamniks

    Benoit Mandelbrot : “father of fractal geometry”..

    hint2 is the sond named “Code Monkey” by Jonathan Coulton.


  10. Anirudh

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  11. mandelbrot


  12. Abhishek
    1
    1
    2

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  13. prasanth
    1
    1

    benoit mandelbrot


  14. Abhishek
    1
    1
    2

    Theme : Unusual software bug
    Heisenbugs
    Mandelbugs
    Bohrbug


  15. prasanth
    1
    1

    is the theme “chaos” ?


  16. ram

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  17. Keerthi Kiran M

    The song is about Benoit Mandelbrot
    Sung by Jonathan Coulton


  18. Keerthi Kiran M

    Theme:
    Paradigm shift

    Uncertainity principle by Heisenberg introduced particle-wave duality.
    Mandelbrot’s fractals gave an approach to model reallife things like mountain ranges, lightning bolt etc…


  19. A Nony Mouse

    Benoît Mandelbrot


  20. yaksha
    1
    3

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  21. deepak

    The song is Mandelbrot Set by Jonathan Coulton.Therefore it’s a tribute to Benoît Mandelbrot of fractal fame.
    2 is presumably “Code Monkey”.
    googled.


  22. yaksha
    1
    3

    theme-determinism?


  23. nishas thambi

    benoit mandelbrot


  24. gammafunction
    1

    1. is Mandelbrot.of the Mandelbrot curves

    please avoid having audio clues from now on as I was unable to access it from behind a firewall.


  25. Ganesh Prasad

    Benoit Mandelbrot


  26. Benoit Mandelbrot


  27. Jonathan coulton wrote the song, and thats the code monkey


  28. Tathagata Chatterjee
    1

    Mandelbrot.( The Fractals Guy?!)

    Regards,
    Tathagata Chatterjee


  29. nishas thambi

    the film Primer?


  30. Biki
    1

    Unusual software bug … possible theme ?


  31. Biki
    1

    heisenbug … mandelbug … next should be bohrbug …schroedinbug ..


  32. Biki
    1

    Benoit Mandelbrot


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