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IITC Plugin – Highlight By Mod Rarity

Welp, here’s the latest project. It’s an IITC plugin for Ingress. This was a simple way to start messing with the code, but given that it took less than an hour to do and is pretty useful I suspect it … Continue reading

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[TIPS] More generated poetry

Many of the things the generator is kicking out are surprisingly good, but here’s one more for posterity: I can’t sleep you have killed, you let her suffer, you make the world suffer, you let him down, you let God … Continue reading

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[TIPS] A beautiful poem

From the first couple of runs of the TIPS poetry generator. Seeded with “sleep” it came up with this: our selfishly, sly member, cuffed Oh sleep and sleep so soundly Cause I don’t feel bad about it. If I could … Continue reading

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[TIPS] Glue

Welp I managed to get the environment set up last night and able to run image searches and build rough mosaics. I haven’t had time to fine tune it, but since one of the key words that came up last … Continue reading

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[TIPS] Infrastructure

I spent last night setting up a small cloud server environment for running TIPS on beause that’s what I do. Right now it’s an Amazon EC2 instance backed by DynamoDB, which is looking increasingly like a Mongo fork with less … Continue reading

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[TIPS] Package check

So here’s what I’m looking at using for FAP: Twitter API:¬†python-twitter Mosaic generation: PyMos Music generation: mingus Web scraping / image downloading: requests ETA: DynamoDB connectivity: dynamodb-mapper I’ve got a prototype of the twitter connectivity running. It pulls @FAPTIPSBot’s friends … Continue reading

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Free Association Project – Text to Image, Poem, and Song

I’m working on something silly, a project to take words from structured content (Twitter posts) and associate use freely available data sources to create new types of structured content (poems, images, and potentially music). My motivation is my work, where … Continue reading

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