Spectrophone: A reverse spectrogram for playing music with color

made by Andrew Yoon, submitted by nicholasbs
Spectrophone is a reverse spectrogram. It's a novel musical instrument, which you play by moving colored swatches in front of a video camera.

Coördinator

made by alizauf, submitted by nicholasbs
A visual interface for turning an SVG into XY coördinates.

Timelens

made and submitted by blinry
An open source project for creating visual timelines, which show you the structure of a video at a glance, by visualizing its color development. Comes with a YouTube plugin!

The Cover of The Sun Also Rises

made by duncan, submitted by davidbalbert
A picture of the cover of The Sun Also Rises, read to you pixel by pixel. 800 chapters long. The full audio recording is 2.48 GB.

Incarceration in America

made by corinfaife, zstatmanweil, submitted by alicia
Incarceration.info is an interactive exploration of incarceration data provided by the Vera Institute of Justice. Code: https://github.com/corintxt/incarceration-interactive

htorrent

made by nicksanford, submitted by vaibhavsagar
A BitTorrent client in Haskell!

scheme2luac

made by adambk, submitted by vaibhavsagar
A compiler from Scheme to Lua bytecode. I love seeing compilers with unexpected source language / output language pairs, and this is a great example!

2D Graphics on Modern GPU

made by Raph, submitted by davidbalbert
Original research on implementing a performant 2D imaging model on the GPU.

Making Sandspiel

made by Max Bittker, submitted by vaibhavsagar
The making of a creative cellular automata browser game!

Noteworthy

made by tmickel, submitted by porterjamesj
Tim's been working on this sheet music editor during his time at RC. It features live playback, multiple instruments, tempo and volume control, repeats, and accidentals. Check it out here: https://tmickel.github.io/noteworthy/