I guess I'm going to have to widen out and use a more general label, fractals, instead of just Apophysis. I was watching these videos online about the Mandelbrot set and of course, I had to come up with some nice Mandelbrot fractals to post with it if I'm going to blog the links. So I created these fractals in Fractal Explorer.
I like the background patterning on this one:
This one looks like a bug:
Another "bug" with a colored background:
It all started at MeFi.
Which linked to Ebert's philosophical post.
Which linked to a site that has a video tutorial, The Amazing Mandelbrot Set Tutorial.
Ebert also linked to the complete 54 minute video, Explaining the Mandelbrot Set: Arthur C. Clarke's "Fractals - The Colors of Infinity.
And don't miss the Mandelbrot song.
Google fractal music.
Which is a topic I have not researched yet.
Here's a closeup crop of a 1024x768 size fractal "bug" I made showing the "baby" Mandelbrots: