Tag: programming

Jan 11, 2018

These Animated Color Graphs of Famous Paintings are Hypnotizing

These Animated Color Graphs of Famous Paintings are Hypnotizing

An article at the intersection of art and data

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Nov 27, 2017

Renaissance Portraits Made From Single Thread on Circular Loom

Renaissance Portraits Made From Single Thread on Circular Loom

Petro Vrellis wraps a single, 1-2 km long thread, 3000-4000 times across a 200-peg loom

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Jul 14, 2017

Google’s DeepMind AI was Told to Teach Itself How to Walk and This is What it Came Up With

Google’s DeepMind AI was Told to Teach Itself How to Walk and This is What it Came Up With

Google’s AI was asked to teach itself how to get from point A to point B without any prior knowledge of walking, running, jumping or climbing

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Jun 26, 2017

Programmer Writes Script That Calls Back Phone Scammers 28 Times Per Second

Programmer Writes Script That Calls Back Phone Scammers 28 Times Per Second

He flooded their phone lines and made a compilation of their reactions

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Apr 27, 2017

Everything You See and Hear Was Generated by a 256 Byte Program on a Commodore 64

Everything You See and Hear Was Generated by a 256 Byte Program on a Commodore 64

“A Mind is Born” is an audiovisual masterpiece by Linus Akesson. For reference, 256 bytes = 1/4000th of a single MB

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Nov 5, 2016

A Developer Just Programmed Amazon’s Alexa Into a Big Mouth Billy Bass

A Developer Just Programmed Amazon’s Alexa Into a Big Mouth Billy Bass

It was never a question of ‘if’, but ‘when’

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Jan 27, 2016

These Guys Just Built the World’s Fastest Rubik’s Cube Solving Robot

These Guys Just Built the World’s Fastest Rubik’s Cube Solving Robot

I, for one, welcome our new Rubik’s cube solving overlords

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