Benoît Mandelbrot Died at Age 85

Just after Eddy and I used the Mandelbrot set as benchmark in our DSL tutorial, Benoît Mandelbrot died. The Franco-American mathematician, who is most well-known for popularizing fractal geometry, died at the age of 85.

Thank you for giving us such a visually appealing way of demonstrating our optimization for embarrassingly parallel loops.


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Software development engineer. Principal developer of DrJava. Recent Ph.D. graduate from the Department of Computer Science at Rice University.
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