Lioconcha hieroglyphica, a mollusc with a shell that looks like it has an unknown language inscribed on it.
(It looks like a mashup of Sanskrit and Ogham more than it does hieroglyphs, though)
@Nikolai_Kingsley That's the Textile Cone snail!
@erinbee brb designing a conscript to find random words in this
@erinbee Pyramid Constructors Secrets written by Aliens in their DNA. 👽
@erinbee look like fractal
@firstname.lastname@example.org okay, that's like a story asking to be written.
@erinbee what the fuck there's so many right angles!! why? you never see right angles like this in nature and this is a fractal of them!
@erinbee It looks like Sierpinski triangles
@erinbee real life > sci-fi
@erinbee it's the sentence diagram seashell!
This is an early example of tech companies with bad HR processes.
All the interviewer knew to ask was pointless whiteboarding questions about tree traversal.
@erinbee Related to Conus textile, perhaps?
@erinbee This is so nice! Thanks for sharing! ☺
This especially relate to me as a computer scientist: these kind of patterns really look like the ones generated from usual cellular automatons (like the famous 110 rule). Is this some kind of naturally occuring Turing machine? ☺
@erinbee Looks like a binary tree to me
@erinbee oh wow they look like cool ink mountains
Some cone snails have similar patterns :)
@dantheclamman @erinbee Those patterns are beautiful. Do you know the book "a new kind of science"? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_New_Kind_of_Science
I had not, but the cover looks familiar :D
A few people have written from a computational perspective on these patterns in shells https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-662-05291-4_8
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