Bio: By day I work at RC, by night I mind my quartet of cats.

The Ghost of T.S. Eliot

made by ruby childs, submitted by rachel
This neural network, trained on the works of T.S. Eliot, generates new poetry based on his work. It also raises the question of how much an artist's work--and the new work that comes from it--preserves them once they're gone.

ArchiveBox

made by theSquashSH, submitted by rachel
An open source, self-hosted, personal internet archive. It saves HTML, JS, PDF, and many more types of media files from your browser history/bookmarks/Pocket/Pinboard/etc.

Addis Augmented

made by Tamrat, submitted by rachel
Addis Augmented explores and documents historical, architectural and urban artifacts in the city of Addis Ababa through augmented reality.

An introduction to functional programming

made by maryrosecook, submitted by rachel
This is a clear explanation of functional programming concepts using Python and practical examples.

Webring 2020: Webrings for the 21st century

made by amy_cheng, submitted by rachel
This is a fun example of productive nostalgia: a way to create webrings in JavaScript!

Recreating Retro Plotter Art

made by piratefsh, submitted by rachel
In this talk at Plotter People, Sher Minn explores computer history, the first plotters and the graphics folks make with them, and some neat examples of fractals and emergent patterns.

Repominder

made by simon-weber, submitted by rachel
Repominder is a Django project that reminds OSS maintainers when they've forgotten to cut a release.

Dynamicland Experiments

made by cwervo, submitted by rachel
This is a great collection of projects and experiments created at Dynamicland, a great place.

Restoring RC's Color Classic

made by davidbalbert, nicholasbs, submitted by rachel
RC has a small collection of vintage computers. Occasionally folks restore them, and do fun stuff like this!

FOIA The Dead

made by parker, submitted by rachel
When someone's obituary appears in the New York Times, FOIA The Dead sends automated requests to the FBI for their records on the recently departed, and publishes the results. So far it has almost 4,000 pages of (sometimes-mundane, sometimes-fascinating) records on 55 people which probably wouldn't have been released otherwise.