4 posts tagged with tumblr by cgc373.
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Kate Compton introduces computational generative methods

This is a beginner-level advice essay for people just getting started with building generators. It’s also for practiced experts who want a way to organize their knowledge. The advice is meant for any kind of generators: humorous twitterbots, fanciful art-making bots, level generators, planet builders, makers of music, architecture, poetry, and cocktails. (edit: it turned out to be 4000 words long, so enjoy the ride!) [more inside]
posted by cgc373 on May 18, 2016 - 12 comments

"Why don't you do what you dream?"

A brief Tumblr rant about Fantasy: The great temptation, the fatal temptation, of adult fans of fantastic fiction is the temptation of Law. We want the contents of our imagination taxonomied and classified, ordered and indexed, subject to rules and regulations. Gaps exist to be filled. Mysteries exist to be solved. Legends are just timelines that haven’t been formalized yet. Fantastic fiction becomes a code to crack. [...] It’s like people really want to write a wiki, and have to come up with the pesky “moving, powerful, imaginative literature” stuff out of obligation. via
posted by cgc373 on Mar 12, 2013 - 97 comments

Joseph Gordon-Levitt covers "(You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman"

Joseph Gordon-Levitt covers an iconic song that does not belong to him. [via Katie West's NSFW tumblr]
posted by cgc373 on Aug 18, 2010 - 70 comments

Thinks Tank? Think? Stank? cortex's stinky lightbulbs.

You know that guy cortex? He has lots of ideas. (F'rexample, the WTF LOL flier has a little life of its own now.)
posted by cgc373 on Apr 12, 2010 - 63 comments

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