it's all python in jupyter notebooks—I set up Binder so you can play around with the notebooks without downloading them mybinder.org/v2/gh/aparrish/ma

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I've been posting source code and notes for my class on computer-generated concrete poetry and asemic writing here: github.com/aparrish/material-o

example from today's class: Johanna Drucker quote + Hershey font + simplex noise

Runway is looking for research residents: twitter.com/runwayml/status/12

"OPEN CALL!
We are trying out a new format for our Something-in-Residence program for these times: A 3-week paid web residency in April for creatives working with machine intelligence.
Apply now!" runwayml.com/flash-residency/

@tripofmice Bruce Richardson and John O'Hagan are definitely among the most Man names i've ever heard of

ny, covid19, twitter, volunteering 

covid, nyc 

covid, nyc 

covid, nyc 

covid, nyc 

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covid, nyc 

using uniform noise makes them a bit more boxy, adding a bit of shear makes them look vaguely italic. starting to look like a wedding invitation now, for better or worse

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(kmeans clustering on random points is the easiest way I could think of to get a bunch of points that are random yet somewhat evenly spread out. yes I know voronoi, lloyd's algorithm or whatever but KMeans is basically a one-liner with scikit-learn)

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results of catmull-rom splines drawn through centroids of a KMeans clustering model fit on a few hundred random points from a normal distribution. produces some pleasing forms imo

weird programming thing that happens for some reason 

I’ve written a basic intro on how to read RSS in 2020, with some recommendations for feed readers.

(I started writing this a few weeks ago, but now might just be a great time to curate the news you want, and filter out the needlessly overwhelming stuff.)

https://laurakalbag.com/how-to-read-rss-in-2020/

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