One of the questions humans constantly ask is whether art mirrors life. Back in the 1970s, when Memorex started mass producing high-quality audio cassettes, the company developed a brilliant advertising campaign that featured a series of television commercials starring the legendary jazz singer, Ella Fitzgerald.
Today's digital technology allows artists and scientists to simulate all kinds of phenomena. From fractals and algorithms to CGI animation and DNA sequencing, the scientific processes we now take for granted would have seemed unbelievable several decades ago.
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