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Fluid Paint
This awesome web based painting simulation is beautifully implemented. So realistic!
art  graphics  painting  cool  javascript 
october 2017 by jchris
Man vs. Machine.
Man vs. Machine. -==- Or, why Man is not a Particularly Good Source of Entropy.
cool  entropy  learning  game 
january 2016 by jchris
The Movitz system aspires to be an implementation of ANSI Common Lisp that targets the ubiquitous x86 PC architecture "on the metal". That is, running without any operating system or other form of software environment. Movitz is a development platform fo
common-lisp  cool  emulator  kernel  lisp  x86  via:lispmeister 
october 2007 by jchris
Kinsman Physics Productions :: Quality Scientific & Time-Lapse Photography
Specializing in Quality Scientific Photography Since 1982. Experts in Time-Lapse Photography - It's About Time!
cool  gallery  photography  physics  science  highspeed 
september 2007 by jchris
Kinsman Physics Productions :: High Speed Golf Photography
A golf club is shown hitting a golf ball at several different flash durations. -=- Many of the shots were taken at 1/1,000,000th of a second, while the shots that have a bit of blur were photographed at 1/20,000th of a second. -=- Several of the balls we
cool  foto  physics  via:usenet 
september 2007 by jchris
.: :.:. : ::: .. :.. Actoid | Mediendesign | Farbe und Licht
Über das Farblichtsehen -=- Es geht hier um Sehen und gesehen werden, also um Farbgebung. Und Farbe und Licht haben die Menschen seit jeher fasziniert. -=-
Aber Farben spielen beim Design von Internetauftritten eine große Rolle. Hier eine Reihe von In
farbe  knowhow  reference  theory  cool 
august 2007 by jchris
Barcode Writer in Pure PostScript
Barcode Writer in Pure Postscript is an award-winning open source barcode maker, as used by NASA, that facilitates the printing of all major barcode symbologies entirely within level 2 PostScript, ideal for variable data printing. The complete process of
cool  barcode  graphics  postscript  utility 
august 2007 by jchris
GNU Emacs - GNU Project - Free Software Foundation (FSF)
Emacs is the extensible, customizable, self-documenting real-time display editor.
coding  development  editor  elisp  emacs  @goodie  cool  programming  scripting  software  GNU 
august 2007 by jchris
signbot - make your own animated scrolling text LED sign
Write some text and click Generate Sign to make your own animated scrolling text LED sign to use on MySpace, as your forum sig or avatar, or anywhere else.
animation  cool  fun  generator  image 
july 2007 by jchris
minifesto - make your own animated text icon
A minifesto is an animated GIF that can be used as a forum avatar or as your icon on LiveJournal, MySpace, Xanga, or anywhere else you like.
animation  cool  fun  generator  icon  image 
july 2007 by jchris
What's Special About This Number?
divisors algebra primes sums of powers powers/polygonal matrices graphs combinatorics Fibonacci digits perfect/amicable bases repdigits geometry
cool  fun  math  numbers  reference  science 
april 2007 by jchris
"Sticky-notes" for Opera
Thanks to the fine cross-browser "Little Yellow Stickies" javascript code of Brian McAllister, the great power of the Opera browser, plus some modifications, improvements, integration in Opera and documentation by me, we can now enjoy a nice and useful to
browser  cool  javascript  opera  sticky  web 
january 2007 by jchris
DEfusion.org.uk » JavaScript Image Cropper UI, using Prototype & script.aculo.us
The JavaScript image cropper UI allows the user to crop an image using an interface with the same features and styling as found in commercial image editing software, and is is based on the Prototype JavaScript framework and script.aculo.us.
image  cropper  javascript  scriptaculous  visualization  cool  @goodie 
january 2007 by jchris
Javascript DHTML calendar
The javascript calendar available here is a free, lightweight widget which shows a calendar for use in picking dates on form fields.
calendar  cool  javascript  tutorial  webdesign  @goodie 
january 2007 by jchris
Tooltips, DHTML, javascript - BoxOver
BoxOver uses javascript / DHTML to show tooltips on a website. Implementation of the tooltips, however, requires no knowledge of DHTML or javascript. Move your mouse over the items below to see examples.
cool  css  dhtml  DOM  javascript  tooltips  webdesign  @toread  @todo 
january 2007 by jchris
Vertical Garden: The art of organic architecture
Patrick Blanc overgrows the vertical surfaces of buildings in the most beautiful way. What he creates is far away from any fancy horticultural show, his Vertical Garden could rather be called eco-art, or greener architecture consisting of a variety of pla
article  architecture  art  cool  design  ecology  environment  garden 
december 2006 by jchris
NanoBlogger is a small weblog engine written in Bash for the command line. It uses common UNIX tools such as cat, grep, and sed to create static HTML content. It's free to use and modify under the GNU General Public License.
m:blog  cms  cool  bash  software  weblog  writing 
december 2006 by jchris
Gutenkarte » Book Catalog
Gutenkarte is a geographic text browser, intended to help readers explore the spatial component of classic works of literature. Gutenkarte downloads public domain texts from Project Gutenberg, and then feeds them to MetaCarta's GeoParser API, which extrac
cool  geo  gutenberg  map  literature  visualization 
november 2006 by jchris
Flight Pattern Visualizations - Aaron Koblin
The following flight pattern visualizations are the result of experiments leading to the project Celestial Mechanics by Scott Hessels and Gabriel Dunne. FAA data was parsed and plotted using the Processing programming environment. The frames were composit
animation  transport  traffic  video  visualization  cool 
november 2006 by jchris
WatchBox-GSM: der externe Watchdog mit integriertem "Handy"
A box to control power to your computer via a cellphone
hardware  gsm  cool  usb 
october 2006 by jchris
Inventgeek.com - Alpha Radiation Visualizer - Overview
Merge a webcam and a smoke detector to produce a source of true randomness
cool  diy  fun  hardware  entropy  random  security  hack 
october 2006 by jchris
Retrocomputing - MIT CADR Lisp Machines
After a long and interesting search I uncovered a set of 9-track tapes which appear to be a snapshot of the MIT CADR Lisp machine source code from around 1980. This is not the final source code and not the last source release I will make. It is, however,
cadr  code  cool  hardware  history  lisp  lispm  opensource  symbolics 
august 2006 by jchris
MimeTeX, licensed under the gpl, lets you easily embed LaTeX math in your html pages. It parses a LaTeX math expression and immediately emits the corresponding gif image, rather than the usual TeX dvi. And mimeTeX is an entirely separate little program t
cgi  cool  tex  latex  html  tools  generator 
august 2006 by jchris
CoverFlow aims to bring that aesthetic appeal to your mp3 collection. It allows you to browse your albums complete with beautiful artwork pulled from any sources it can find, whether that’s buried in your song tags, collected via Synergy, or looked up o
audio  apple  cool  itunes  music  osx 
august 2006 by jchris
Welcome to Optical Alchemy - visual technology with artistic vision
JewelCase is a plug-in that turns iTunes into a visual jukebox, displaying each song in a virtual CD jewel case, complete with album cover art, artist and album information... It's just like viewing real CDs in your collection!
apple  audio  cool  ipod  music  osx  plugin 
august 2006 by jchris
Inspired by EtherPEG (though, not owning an Apple Macintosh, I've never actually seen it in operation), Driftnet is a program which listens to network traffic and picks out images from TCP streams it observes. Fun to run on a host which sees lots of web t
cool  forensics  hack  linux  privacy  security  networking 
august 2006 by jchris
Build a Six-headed, Six-user Linux System LG #124
A Multi-Seat Linux Box: This tutorial shows how to build a multi-head, multi-user Linux box using a recent distribution of Linux and standard USB keyboards and mice. Xorg calls this arrangement a "multi-seat" system.
article  cool  hardware  howto  knowhow  linux  productivity  tips 
may 2006 by jchris
RUF Dual Mode Transport System
RUF (Rapid Urban Flexible) combines the best of cars with the best of trains -- Invented by Palle R Jensen
auto  car  cool  transport  @goodie 
may 2006 by jchris
Museum of Hoaxes
The Museum was established in 1997 in order to promote knowledge about the phenomenon of hoaxes. It plays host to a variety of humbugs and hoodwinks—from ancient deceptions all the way up to modern schemes, dupes, and dodges that circulate on the intern
cool  database  folklore  fun  history  hoax  humor  museum  reference 
april 2006 by jchris
WyPy: A Minimal 11 Line Python Wiki
WyPy: A Minimal Python Wiki -- Introduction -- WyPy is a wiki implemented in just 11 lines of Python code (source: wy.py.txt), including shebang. It was written as a contender for the ShortestWikiContest, and implements all of the basic Wiki principles. I
cgi  cool  python  web  wiki 
april 2006 by jchris
Wikke is a 3 line 206 character Wiki Clone in PHP, JavaScript, and Bash. It was written for a Shortest Wiki Contest by Jim Ley, Sean B. Palmer, and Adam Wendt, with help from Charles Goodier, Adam Bregenzer, and Daniel Biddle.

Wikke uses HTTP PUT to su
cool  coding  source  wiki  web 
april 2006 by jchris

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