Flenser: a simple data exploration tool

made by jmccambridge, submitted by Mai
If you give Flenser a CSV, it outputs an HTML file with information that will help you get to know a new-to-you dataset. Useful!

Party Parrot waves and Collection rotations

made by jasdev, submitted by Mai
How do you get parrot emojis to do the wave? By writing a script in Swift, obviously.

Programming Paradigms as Language Destiny

made by bellmar, submitted by Mai
A fun blog post about programming paradigms and language design. You can also check out Marianne's podcast about writing a programming language here: https://anchor.fm/mwapl.

Ant colony simulation

made by Fabrizzio, submitted by Mai
A simulation of an ant colony with ants scavenging for food sources, written in JavaScript. Check out the code here: https://github.com/fabrizzio-gz/ant_colony_simulation.

Ruby Garbage Collection Deep Dive: Generational Garbage Collection

made by jemmaissroff, submitted by Mai
Another installment in Jemma's great series on Ruby's garbage collection.

An opinionated map of incremental and streaming systems

made by jamii, submitted by Mai
An introductory exploration of different approaches to incremental systems, to be analyzed further in future posts.

Maps Are Everything

made by hellerve, submitted by Mai
Can we define absolutely everything as maps? A pilgrimage through some eldritch computation.

Big Tech Detective

made by cybergirlboss, submitted by Mai
Big Tech Detective is a browser extension for Chrome that lets you track tech giants as you browse the web. It works by checking the IP address of every request made by your browser against a database of IP addresses owned by Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazon. Check out the code here: https://github.com/miamiww/Big-Tech-Detective

Splitting the ping

made by Benjojo, submitted by Mai
A great blog post about detecting and working with asymmetrical latency in networks.

Cleaner parallel curves with Euler spirals

made by Raph, submitted by Mai
Raph demonstrates the use of Euler spirals as a simpler and more efficient representation for computing parallel curves.