Keccak Cinema Contemplation

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The previous moment contributes red channel bits, blue anticipates the next step, and the step observed in between controls the green color channel.


Uncheck the pause button to start this minimal infinite movie about a Keccak sponge contemplating an empty set.


Contributed by: Michael Schreiber (March 2016)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA



There are 1600 bits that experience a nesting of 120 steps repeated in 24 rounds of 5 steps by Keccak functions for SHA-3 message digests.

There are 25 image rows that correspond to 5 planes of 5 vectors in the sponge of state coordinates, and each has 1 bit for 64 image columns.


[1] Wikipedia. "SHA-3." (Mar 17, 2016)

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