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An image of a poster with colorful letters in front of a magenta and orange gradient. An image of a printed poster with colorful letters in front of a magenta and orange gradient. Computational Form End of Year Show Poster

End of year show poster for the class Computational Form. Many instances of letterforms were generated at random from a program that interpreted the letterforms’ vectors. The most interesting results were selected for the poster.

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An image of a website displaying an abstracted black and white cave. Cave

Procedurally generated cave.

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An image of multicolored lines drawn from specific coordinates, as an abstracted map. Day Maps

Using the iPhone compass app and the concept of turtle graphics, I developed a program that will draw a map of everywhere you’ve been in a day. If you are familiar with the concept of turtle graphics, you can imagine that in this scenario you are the turtle.

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An image of many red, blue, and yellow rectangles. De Stijl

Generative rectangles that mirror your viewport dimensions.

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An image of multicolored lines drawn randomly. Random Draw Bot

A slow-moving draw bot.

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An image of concentric circles that decrease in thickness as they extend from the center. Music

Computationally generated music.

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An image of a waterfall created from plain-text characters. ASCII Waterfall

A waterfall made from plain-text characters. Each line of the waterfall is generated by a context-free grammar.

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An image of a graphic that resembles a spinning fan or wheel spokes. Visual Shepard Tones

A few animations that, when observed in the center, appear to be fading eternally. This is analogous to a Shepard Tone, in which one tone sounds like it is rising in pitch infinitely.

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