Launching goldensection.cc was long overdue — a place for information about my professional activities as an educator, technologist, and designer.
The image at left is a schematic of how the Golden Section, a rectangle with very special properties, is constructed geometrically. The ratio of the lengths of the two sides is a number known as the Greek letter Φ (Phi). Mathematically, it is equal to (1 + √5) / 2. It is related to the famous Fibonacci Series of numbers [1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, …] and has many wonderful properties that connect it to nature, art, and design.
But that’s another story: Phi.