ORCΛ: an esolang for audio-visual live coding

ORCΛ Orca is an esoteric programming language designed to quickly create procedural sequencers, in which every letter of the alphabet is an operation, where lowercase letters operate on bang, uppercase letters operate each frame. This application is not a synthesizer, but a flexible livecoding environment capable of sending MIDI, OSC & UDP to your audio/visual…

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exercise of power by Rome’s plebeian citizens, during which the plebs would abandon the city en masse and leave the patrician order to themselves, with all shops and workshops shut down and commercial transactions ceasing

This article is about secession in ancient Rome. For other uses of secession, see Secession (disambiguation). Secessio plebis (withdrawal of the commoners, or secession of the plebs) was an informal exercise of power by Rome’s plebeian citizens, similar in concept to the general strike. During the secessio plebis, the plebs would abandon the city en…

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SIGGRAPH 2020 Technical Paper: N-Dimensional Rigid Body Dynamics

Sid_Cypher says: May 7, 2020 at 9:47 pm Congratulations! Independent applied research feels refreshingly different from many other papers, probably due to the lack of the usual “publish or perish” pressure or similar strong constraints. As a mere comp.sci graduate, I find the paper both accessible and inviting to delve deeper into the topic. Thanks!…

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I just recevied an DMCA takedown from GitHub because upstream is “unopensourced”

I just recevied an DMCA takedown from GitHub because upstream is “unopensourced” 53 points by jsiepkes 54 minutes ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 10 comments I just received a DMCA takedown request for a GitHub repo of mine because my fork of EdgeFS (I started working on a Illumos / SmartOS…

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Terry A. Davis (1969 – 2018). Rest in peace! In the wake of Terry A. Davis’ passing his family has requested supporters of his donate to “organizations working to ease the pain and suffering caused by mental illness” such as The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation and National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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Human Programming Interface | beepb00p

Human Programming Interface | beepb00p

My life in a Python package TLDR: I’m using HPI (Human Programming Interface) package as a means of unifying, accessing and interacting with all of my personal data. If you’re in a hurry, feel free to jump straight to the demos. see SETUP for the installation/configuration guide see DEVELOPMENT for the development/extension guide HPI is…

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We Chat, They Watch: How International Users Unwittingly Build up WeChat’s Chinese Censorship Apparatus

We Chat, They Watch: How International Users Unwittingly Build up WeChat’s Chinese Censorship Apparatus

ResearchFree Expression Online We present results from technical experiments which reveal that WeChat communications conducted entirely among non-China-registered accounts are subject to pervasive content surveillance that was previously thought to be exclusively reserved for China-registered accounts. Documents and images transmitted entirely among non-China-registered accounts undergo content surveillance wherein these files are analyzed for content that…

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