Fractals are infinitely complex patterns that gain shape from simple structures bound to various mathematical rules and constraints. They are useful in modelling structures (such as snowflakes) in which similar patterns recur at progressively smaller scales, and in describing partly random or chaotic phenomena such as crystal growth and galaxy formation. They act as to bridge to explain naturally occurring shapes over a set of fixed rules. Over this article, I have explored few of the fascinating fractals I have come across and the visual treat they offer.

Lindenmayer Systems

An L-system consists of an alphabet of symbols that can be used to make strings, a collection of production that expand each symbol into some larger string of symbols, an initial “axiom” string from which to begin construction, and a mechanism for translating the generated strings into geometric structures. …


Disclaimer : The theory is purely hypothetical and has no background to support it.

The wormhole is one of the most exciting phenomenon in modern day gravitational physics. The ability to travel millions of light years in mere seconds is a huge adrenaline rush for any normal human being. But this is the case for just one wormhole. Consider Infinite.

Background

The wormholes are an extension of Einstein’s General theory of Relativity relating the existence of gravity is due to the curvature created by the huge mass in the space time.

The curvature leads to all objects being attracted to a single source essentially giving rise to gravity. Every object with mass can curve space time. This single unified theory of gravitational physics has solved age old problems and has given rise to infinitesimal theories. …


Securing your application is one of the hardest part of the development cycle. There are a lot of security aspects one has to look far ahead and variety of tools are available to solve each issue. But choosing the right tool is always a hardship. Specifically when it comes to encryption or hashing.

Passwords

Hashing passwords is the best way of storing passwords in database. But it is’t that simple. If your database is compromised and you have just hashed the password, they could easily look for matching hashes by constructing a Rainbow table with commonly used passwords.

Salt

To solve this problem, every password is concatenated with a random string called the SALT and then the string is hashed. The salt is stored in the database and used when we have to authenticate the user. This increases the security exponentially as there won’t be any common hashes and finding a correlation between the salt and hash is practically impossible. …

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