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Find Waldo with Mathematica

If you’re looking for a geeky (and speedy) way to find Waldo, of the Where’s Waldo? fame, this series of Mathematica scripts makes it a snap.

Over at Stack Overflow, programmer Arnoud Buzing shares a clever bit of Mathematica-based coding that analyzes a Where’s Waldo? drawing and finds the elusive Waldo. Hit up the link below to see the distinct steps of analysis with accompanying photos.

How Do I Find Waldo with Mathematica? [via Make]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 03/23/12

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