- The Loom
Mark sent this picture in, with this explanation:
I don’t quite have a science tattoo, but I have a math tattoo. That’s close enough, right?
Now, for the explanation. This is a formula called the Y Combinator. It is a fixed-point combinator in the lambda calculus and was discovered by Haskell Curry, a rather prolific mathematician and logician whose work helped start Computer Science.
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