Is It Just Me, or Is the Pencil Shorter at the End of This?

Posted on March 22, 2014 10:00 pm

[High Praise! to Calvin A]


[Doodling in Math Class: Infinity Elephants] (Viewer #2,268,774)

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3 Responses to “Is It Just Me, or Is the Pencil Shorter at the End of This?”

  1. Oppo says:

    This whetted my appetite for a slower, less frenetic stop-action video of 4of7 creating something.

    This kid didn’t achieve any mathematical or artistic breakthroughs, IMHO. Thus I was puzzled — did he think he was the first kid ever to doodle in his notebook? I have a hunch that everyone here drew something even neater in their school notebooks. (Way back before people stopped using the word “neat.”)

  2. Dontplayrockytop says:

    Wow. As long as there are crazy nerdy young people asking these crazy nerdy questions there is hope for the human race. Thank you.

  3. 4of7 says:

    Someday, Oppo, someday… (sigh).
    What kind of equipment do you suppose they used to make that video?
    Camcorder? Cell phone? Something else?

    I’ve tried using infinite progressions before.
    They’re a good way to fill space and polish up a design.
    But not with circles – or elephants… but there’s something there I can use.
    Hmm… something to think about.
    PS: I just finished a New post at Little Worlds tonight (3/23/14) .

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