Interesting interview with Benoit B. Mandelbrot, IBM Fellow Emeritus and Fractal Pioneer
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The famous mathematician Benoît B. Mandelbrot began working for IBM in 1958, where he stayed for 35 years and became an IBM Fellow, the highest technical rank in IBM.
Because of his access to IBM's computers, Mandelbrot was one of the first to use computer graphics to create and display fractal geometric images, leading to his discovering the Mandelbrot set in 1979.
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Mandelbrot died in october 2010.