Logical clocks implemented in Rust

made by kavirajk, submitted by Mai
A logical clock is a mechanism for capturing chronological and causal relationships in a distributed system. This program, written in Rust, implements vector clocks and dotted version vectors.

Pretty Mes: visual poetry ripped from the headlines

made by DanielMiller, submitted by Mai
Pretty Mes is a Flask app that parses current news headlines to generate "mesostics" (a type of procedural poem) and generative typographies from current news headlines in the style of American experimental artist John Cage.

Mosaic Knitting Pattern Generator/Editor

made by Joe_Winter, submitted by Mai
This is a program written in Python to generate and edit mosaic knitting patterns, with built-in validation based on whether the pattern is possible to physically knit! It's currently designed to build an 8 stitch by 8(16) row block, displayed as a tesselation in real time.

You Won’t Believe This One Weird CPU Instruction!

made by vaibhavsagar, submitted by Mai
A brief history of the uses of popcount (aka 'the NSA instruction'), delivered at !!Con 2019.

Fandomized Algorithms

made by alexrudnick, lkuper, submitted by Mai
In honor of AO3's recent Hugo Award, a fandom number generator written in Python by Lindsey Kuper and Alex Rudnick. The accompanying paper is recommended.

AI-generated piano improvisation

made by pchatha, submitted by Mai
Using several years of Yamaha's International Piano-e-Competition dataset for training, this AI generates classical piano MIDI performances.

PsychOut: a live shader editor

made by catilac, submitted by Mai
PsychOut lets you write and edit Metal shaders and see the results in real time.

All is all

made by Alex Calderwood, submitted by Mai
A work in progress poetry generation engine in Python. The README includes a great reading list of papers.

NY Times First Said

made by Max Bittker, submitted by Mai
A twitter bot that tracks when the New York Times publishes a word for the first time in its history!

Zemannim

made by lunacodes, submitted by Mai
A widget for Jewish halakhic times that pulls the user's location and outputs zemannim according to Sephardic tradition. It uses the SunCalc library to calculate the position and phase of the sun and moon.