Why a Fourier series for his blinking anyway I mean couldn't he just have a simple random number generator for the number of milliseconds between when he blinks? NOPE, NO THIS IS STAR TREK IT HAS TO BE ALL CLEVER AND INVOLVE CALCULUS
Speaking of androids, did you know that Data has a total linear computational speed rated at sixty trillion operations per second. It is also interesting to note that a computer comparable to the Human brain performs 38 quadrillion operations per second. So yeah that's a fail for your afternoon.