How is the default user avatar generated?
Geometric designs are automatically generated for each user. I know the designs are gravatars, but what is the algorithm they're generated with?
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Gratuitous Friday afternoon analysis of Gravatar images used by page 1 of /users on MSO:
: . | . | Photograph of a human :*************** 15 Photograph of an animal :** 2 Cartoon of a human :***** 5 Cartoon of an animal :*** 3 Other cartoon :* 1 Other abstract image :*** 3 "Plain" Gravatar :***** 5 Unknown (Possibly Jesus):* 1
Sadly, migrating this from SO means I can't close it as a dupe to those questions. But here is the answer.