made by Margo, submitted by porterjamesj
Procedural art based on a doodle. See it run here: http://hackers.cool/~margo/squares.html

Tools to explore BGP

made by bork, submitted by nicholasbs
A (timeline!) post about tools you can use to explore and understand BGP, the protocol at the root of Facebook's recent outage.


made and submitted by manila
A cat clock built in PICO-8

Escher Circuits: Using Vision to Perform Computation

made by rottytooth, submitted by Mai
This blog post explicates a paper proposing a hypothetical, mind-bending concept: images that trick the eye into performing computation.

I keep making things out of checkboxes

made by bryanbraun, submitted by Mai
You thought you knew checkboxes? Think again.

Imaging mounted disk volumes under duress

made by Benjojo, submitted by Mai
A tool for creating backups when you can’t use a point in time snapshot on the block level. Check out the code here: https://github.com/benjojo/hot-clone.


made by Chris Geekie, submitted by porterjamesj
A CHIP-8 emulator written in Rust.

Learning Loops

made by ivan, submitted by porterjamesj
Reflections on how to get into productive "learning loops" when self-teaching programming (or anything really!)

Reconstructing TypeScript, part 0: intro and background

made by Jake Donham, submitted by nicholasbs
The first in a series of posts about how to write a type checker for a TypeScript-like language!

Thredup Scraper API

made by TaniyaS, submitted by porterjamesj
A Python library for scraping used clothes from Thredup, the online thrift store.