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Cavalcade of Wonder Podcast
The only music podcast hosted by a person using text to speech.
posted by wheelieman at 1:54 PM on January 7, 2017 - 6 comments


Two Asians talk about all of this shit.
Race Invaders is a podcast hosted by myself and my friend Tim Yang, in which we discuss social justice, politics, culture, and probably more geek shit than is necessary, but we like it.
posted by Errant at 8:42 AM on January 4, 2017 - 7 comments


Scream into The Void
There's something cathartic about firing off a moany tweet or a frustrated status update, but who wants to be that person? The Void is a nocial media tool that spares your dignity while providing that lovely feeling of release. Before long your post will literally fade away without contributing to the net negativity of the universe.
posted by J.R. Hartley at 2:16 PM on January 3, 2017 - 2 comments


Travels With Brindle
As many of you know, I play the ukulele. I got a public performance license for the MBTA this year and set a goal to play at all 63 of the T stations with performers' areas between now and 28 May 2017.
posted by pxe2000 at 7:33 AM on December 12, 2016 - 1 comment


xn--qeiaa.ws: Emoji Domain Registration
Domains can be more than just letters and numbers. Most people have no idea they can just type a bunch of hearts in their address bar and go to a domain... and yet, it works!
posted by ph00dz at 10:11 AM on December 8, 2016 - 2 comments


Jingle Rock Bell music video
I figured it might be nice if there were a video for this holiday classic, and thought maybe you'd think so too.
posted by nickmark at 9:02 PM on December 23, 2016 - 7 comments


Dingwings: Reverse Wingdings
Dingwings is a font you can only type with an emoji keyboard.
posted by overeducated_alligator at 12:29 PM on December 6, 2016 - 1 comment


The Lipstick Ends Of Tomboy Femmes
I've compiled a book from my writings online here at Metafilter, Facebook and Tumblr, chronologically documenting my gender transition from January 2013 to September 2016. The book is available via Amazon.com.
posted by Annika Cicada at 2:31 PM on November 9, 2016 - 4 comments


Blisters, corrugations, creases, cusps, furrows, grooves, undulations, wrinkles...
An atlas of thin film patterns.
posted by Mapes at 9:10 PM on November 21, 2016 - 1 comment


Touch Bar Piano
Have a new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar? Wish it had a really tiny fiddly two-octave keyboard? Then this is the program for you! Fully polyphonic, choice of all 128 sounds from the General Midi orchestra. Here's a demo video.
posted by grahamparks at 6:35 AM on November 26, 2016


CallGov.us
CallGov.us is a simple tool for calling your senators and representatives in Congress -- you can create scripts and calls-to-action, track your calls, and share with friends.
posted by anotherthink at 3:08 PM on November 29, 2016 - 4 comments


The Trump Mirror
Simple twitter bot that posts insults Trump has lobbed at his opponents. Insults from the NYtimes The 282 People, Places and Things Donald Trump Has Insulted on Twitter: A Complete List
posted by CarolynG at 6:33 PM on November 14, 2016


RIP My Menchies: Thoughts on Going Viral
I had a tweet blow up for the first time and it changed the way I use Twitter and think of Twitter. Here are my thoughts on that.
posted by griphus at 8:12 PM on November 11, 2016


F_ract_l
I've been exploring and creating a lot of flame fractals recently - they seem to provide an endless universe of fantastic shapes and patterns. So I've started putting them all on a Tumblr. They make great desktop backgrounds, anyway.
posted by Jimbob at 7:10 AM on October 16, 2016 - 4 comments


Lost In Shinjuku
A series of double, triple, quadruple, and quintuple exposures taken over one night in October in the Shinjuku area.
posted by lawrencium at 8:36 AM on October 15, 2016


dopewars bot for Slack
I built a dopewars bot so that you can play dopewars on Slack, because of course that's a good idea.
posted by bertrandom at 10:06 AM on October 4, 2016 - 3 comments


Guided By Voices song title bot (@favoriteGBVsong)
My first Twitter bot project! I trained a Markov chain generator on ~2500 Guided By Voices / Robert Pollard song & record titles, and set it loose to generate fairly believable GBV song names. Song titles from the wonderful Guided By Voices Database.
posted by yukonho at 9:15 AM on September 13, 2016


I built a multi-plane animation stand
I’m really happy to finally finish a new multi-plane animation stand set up after two weeks of building, visiting hard ware stores, hunting for fabric and transporting heavy glass in a suitcase by bus. Link includes a time lapse video showing the building process, followed by detail shots with more information and a test shot inspired by Blade Runner.
posted by tessmartin at 2:10 PM on October 3, 2016 - 4 comments


Unknown Pleasures Album Cover Gif Generator
I just whipped up a little website where you can draw something in the style of the Unknown Pleasures album cover and then export it as a gif.
posted by dreyfusfinucane at 8:38 AM on October 3, 2016 - 8 comments


Demake Bot
It's another Twitter bot! This one "demakes" images, meaning it makes pixelated, low-res versions of images. It works on its own schedule but will also take requests from mutual followers.
posted by ignignokt at 6:39 AM on August 31, 2016


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