About jgill

About Retired professor of mathematics from a branch of a state university. I've published some research but nothing of any real consequence. I continue to explore certain elementary dynamical systems in the complex plane because it's enjoyable to do so.

My icon is a quantum bug, a realization of life in those extremes. Note that this bug is following a larger bug like itself. This image, magnified about a thousand times, arose unexpectedly from a BASIC program I wrote involving infinite compositions.
Location Colorado
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Favourite philosophers Sartre, Oscar Eckenstein, Aleister Crowley, Geoffrey Winthrop Young
Favourite quotations "Tyger! Tyger! burning bright
In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?"
(Wm Blake)

"I sometimes think that never blows so red The Rose as where some buried Caesar bled; That every Hyacinth the Garden wears Dropt in her Lap from some once lovely Head."

"The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ, Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it back to cancel half a Line, Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it."