"Not Quite Fractals" revisited

...To me, the most important aspect of my day is chemistry. hehe.  But I'm not Brett Favre.


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It's national chemistry week!  I have always been a fan of molecular symmetry.  Well, of symmetry in general.  Arguably, one of my favorite things to do is move all the pushpins into patterns out in front of the elevator.  My secret arch-nemesis* on the floor likes to move them around when s/he is out there waiting.   One day I will catch them in the act.   Then all of my nebulous irritation will have a focal point. 


Arguably it is a nemesis situation as opposed to an enemy situation since the continued push-pin moving antagonism forces an evolution of patterns.  Which I also enjoy.  And consequently can't hate the force of that in its entirety. 


Anyhow, I have a tendency to take in things when waiting.  And sometimes change them.  Hopefully for the better.  I originally saw this image on a sticker on a lamp-pole while waiting for a bus.  I hope it is not some sort of logo of a weird cult or terrible band.  But one can't be 100% certain.    I just liked it.  If I find out what it references I will edit this accordingly. 


Anyhow, unlike or like the last fractal looking guy, this one isn't quite perfectly obviously possible in 3D.   It sort of looks like a cube frame, if there was another cube superimposed in the far corner shoving the frame inside out and half the cube was missing.   But there are little...I want to say serifs since I'm thinking of fonts, but if each colored set (i.e., white bits would be south, the grey bits would be west, and the black bits would be down*) of pieces includes an F, an S, and a C, it is because of the last "turn" in the S's.   Not hypercubey at all, though.  I'm actually really torn about the 3D interpretation and whether or not it is possible. 

 

*Of course saying  "down" doesn't work if you live in a near-coastal area, where "down" can be some set of ordinal directions, as long as it is "toward the shore".


I apologize for the potential for regional confusion. 

Ach.  Harried.


Here's the first part of 3 videos.  Or you can watch the whole thing here.


*sigh*