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Intelligent Particle Simulations in Python, Slime Molds and Their Beauty

These simulations were made by me and run in real time on an M1-Pro’s GPU. Scenes have more than 3 million agents and are full HD. Medium’s compression may prevent their full fidelity from coming through in this article.

Recently I came across this absolutely beautiful video by Sebastion Lague and his exploration of slime molds. I had to give it a shot myself! Let’s explore how simple procedures, done at scale, can lead to emergent and mesmerizing outcomes.

What is a slime mold simulation

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Eric Lastname

Eric Lastname

Software Developer, AWS. Natural Language Processing and Crypto.