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Rem: Live video emojifier

Demo: https://tamg.github.io/rem/ Github: https://github.com/tamg/rem What: Rem is a silly/fun tool that takes your webcam video feed and redraws it on an HTML canvas using emojis as pixels! Why? I really like Sam Jacob’s Emojipolis work and wanted to see if I can do something similar but with video. I used the p5js library to capture the video and redraw it […]

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RC week #3

A whole one two three weeks has passed since I began my programming journey at the Recurse Center! Before the start of RC, I had the goal of doing a new project every two weeks OR two blog posts a week. I decided to do this after talking to RC alum Nat about his experience during RC. I was […]

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RC week #2

A whole one two weeks has passed since I began my programming journey at the Recurse Center! Day 8 This week my plan was to learn all I can about React/Redux. I have also started to watch a udemy course on Data Structures and Algorithm in JavaScript I also sketched an idea for a visual […]

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React: Rethinking best practices

I am learning about React and I found a talk given by Pete Hunt as one of the best “birds eye view” introduction to React(even though it’s from 2013). There is enormous amount of tutorials on React. However, a lot of them only explain the HOW of React and don’t adequetly explain the WHY of […]

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Mies: Vector Graphics Editor

Demo: https://tamg.github.io/mies/ Github: https://github.com/tamg/mies What: Mies is a simple vector graphics editing tool based on the awesome PaperJs library. Once you’re done with your drawing, you can download an SVG format of your masterpiece. This project is made at the Recurse Center , where I am currently learning programming. This is the first ever fully functioning program I […]

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RC week #1

A whole week has passed since I began my programming journey at the Recurse Center! Here is what has transpired so far. Day 1 Met my batch mates! Orientation was really helpful. Got to know more about the inner workings of RC. I love the space! It is a perfect combination of communal and shared […]

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Notes on Node JS

These notes are taken after watching a course by Anthony Alicea. Note: this is an intermediate level course and some of the examples and definitions come straight out of the course. The first on this series can be found here: Notes on JavaScript: Understanding the weird parts Lets get to it. I. The Node Core V8 JavaScript […]

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Notes on JavaScript: Understanding the weird parts

I am learning to code. First up, JavaScript! I am also blogging my notes to help me better understand the concepts. Hopefully other humans might find this helpful too. If you are a human who knows a lot about JavaScript or programming in general and find a mistake in these notes, please ping me! (If […]

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CORE

Collaborator: Nicholas Muraglia This project reinvigorates the residential hotel model for a new generation of precarious workers by reclaiming an object of housing infrastructure lost in the evolution of domestic space: the core. All domestic activities such as sleeping, cooking, eating and cleaning are consolidated within the core, liberating the periphery as a non-typological space […]

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