Its all a very simple process involving phenotype–genotype mapping with a stochastic hill-climber algorithm…got that?
Long story short…a clever little program that worked out the best way to recreate the famous Mona Lisa portrait using just 50 transparent polygons.
To learn more about the incredibly simple process and how to create your own genetically programmed polygon rendered portrait, try this.
UPDATE: You can now create your own genotype mapped image here. Be careful, it does have a tendancy to lock up your browser…so make sure you bookmark any important tabs.