We start by turning the surface of the sea into millions of vectors and perform a fractal matrix analysis showing how each vector evolves over time — given various initial conditions of air and water temperature, wind, tides, waves, currents, solar gain, and other factors. It essentially draws a multidimensional Poincaré map of the ocean’s surface.
We love garbage that comes in from the sea. Every piece tells the tale of its travels.”
“Sounds like a reasonable assumption to me.” “The problem is that it is an assumption. Having made the assumption, they’re now trying to massage the data to prove it.”
China’s footwear revenue is nearly seventy billion dollars a year. Why, Dongguan alone has fifteen hundred factories — many of them no bigger than a restaurant.”