Bio: I'm an alum and I currently also work at RC. I'm excited about graph theory, public transit, sewing, paper crafts, and card games.

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

PANE

made by joshuah, submitted by alicia
PANE is an innovative and beautiful way to visualize what's happening while you write code. I especially liked seeing the construction of fractals!

Ergodicity

made by squidarth, submitted by alicia
This blog post really clearly explains a fun concept related to probability and expected value.

Stencilfy

made by scientiffic, submitted by alicia
This is such a useful and simple tool! Use Stencilfy to write text in any font you like, and turn it into a stencil you can cut out on a laser cutter. Read more about it here: https://medium.com/@scientiffic/stencilfy-creating-laser-cutter-friendly-type-b7b8ef1831ec 

NYC parks name game

made by loganw, submitted by alicia
This game is very silly, and most of the NYC park names (real and fake) are totally unbelievable. So far my favorites are "Bar and Grill Park" and "Le Playground" - you'll have to play to find out if they're real or not!

Python Grab Bag - A set of short plays

made by brainwane, jasonaowen, submitted by alicia
These plays were funny, endearing, educational, and thought-provoking. Theatre is such a neat format to engage with programming!

Meta: What even is a database

made by astrosilverio, submitted by alicia
This blog post (and the others on Katie's blog) makes the idea of building your own database seem accessible and interesting!

A collaborative portrait-drawing app

made by davidmahfouda, gh, submitted by alicia
This site makes it easy and quick to draw something that looks nice, regardless of how good of an artist you are. It’s a nice blend of intimate and casual.