Daily Archives: February 9, 2016

It’s a puzzle consisting of puzzles

MeFi Projects: Fractal Jigsaw Puzzle. “A jigsaw puzzle in which the pieces are jigsaw puzzles. Runs in your browser.”

The finished image is, of course, from one of the most famous fractals, the Mandelbrot set.

Warning: This is addicting! To quote the author: “There are a lot of pieces in this puzzle. I don’t expect anyone to finish it.” You might just find yourself trying to prove him wrong.

In about half an hour last night, I finished 11 of the 29 puzzle pieces that make up the whole image – or is it just one piece of the next level?!

Update: Here’s the MetaFilter thread: “There are a lot of pieces in this puzzle.”.