TLDR: I tried to automate the formation of ligatures in style of Slavic calligraphy, called a monospaced Vyaz. A gallery with examples of results can be found here. Details are below.

Intro


Averaged faces from classical paintings

Details


TLDR: As a part of a funny online competition called Nano-NaNoGenMo we managed to craft the 123 bytes Perl script for a Markov Chain text generation; 139 bytes in total with a shell command (and even shorter if we allow some input file tweaking, see the remark at the very bottom of the post).

COMPETITION AND RULES



  • The channel gained a small but constant audience, which has organized an additional @WCWfriends chat room to discuss photos caught by the “bot.”
  • I added several cameras from African national parks, which enlivened the set of pictures.
  • Dima Kryukov asked me to make a similar thing for cameras on Russian rivers in order to detect boats passing by…



Percussion Beats And Where To Find Them

Context Overview


TLDR: As part of a series of experiments on generating text with neural networks, at some point, I came up with the not-so-fresh idea of the colors names generation.

And now for some more details:


Aleksey Tikhonov

http://altsoph.com, Data Analyst @ Yandex

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