It’s cool to talk about cellular automata, everyone’s doing it. But how many people do it in reverse?
Here’s a simple PHP script to take any row of Rule 30 and wind it back to the initial state:
It was inspired by a page on the following link, which provided the conceptual approach which my solution is based on:
Anyway. No magic here, just a way to easily wind back iterations of Rule 30 if you want to.
Hopefully it’s clear enough how it works to transpose to other languages otherwise let me know and I can try and provide some translations.