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One Weekend, Two Hackathons Jan. 28, 2018 in Competitions, Games, London, Photos, Toys
This weekend, I participated in two hackathons. On Friday afternoon I took part in the Bloomberg CodeCon Grand Finals (again). Then in the evening everyone everyone went to Swingers Golf Bar. On Saturday morning I explored the city, swinging by the Tate Modern just before I left. Image courtesy Bloomberg.
The Southampton Code Dojo Oct. 12, 2017 in Competitions, Text, Toys
The Southampton Code Dojo is a monthly event where keen computer science students meet, eat pizza, group up, and make things for a bit over an hour. At the start of the session ideas are proposed and voted on. Then, teams form typically on programming language choice, and everyone gets too work. At the end of the session, each team demonstrates. I have been attending for a while now, I love it. Hope to see you there!
Below is a list of some of the previous things I have worked on:
Despite their simplicity, a spirograph can create complex and visually appealing shapes. Originally designed to help prevent banknote forgeries, the spirograph is now a children’s toy sold worldwide.
Using simple mathematical equations I’ve created a simulation that creates many random Spirographs. Behind the scenes each Spirograph is rendered to a canvas buffer which is then drawn to the main canvas for performance. Why not play, the code is on GitHub.
Click or use
C to create or remove spirographs. Scroll to speed up or slow down time. Press space to play or pause the simulation. Press
T to toggle trails.