Posts Tagged Recreational Computer Programming Group

The Golden Rectangle in class free, pure css

by chriscauley on Jan. 15, 2013, 12:26 p.m.

The golden ratio has long fascinated mankind because blah blah blah... And the golden rectangle has aesthetic properties because of yadda yadda yadda... If you don't already know about this magical number, I'm not the person to educate you. Trust me, it's cool.

About a year ago ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group: Guilloche patterns and a pure CSS golden rectangle

by chriscauley on Jan. 15, 2013, 5:15 p.m.

EDIT: I just saw a google+ post about this meetup, the next one is scheduled for February 10th at 1:30 pm. We don't have presenters yet so let me know if you have something to show off. We hope to see you there!

This Sunday TX/RX labs ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group -- Jun 9, 2013

by smcameron on June 9, 2013, 8:51 p.m.

The 6th meeting of the Recreational Computer Programming Group was held on June 9th, 2013 at Houston's hackerspace, TX/RX Labs.

Chris Ertel presented an interesting web app from the Multi Robot Systems Lab at Rice University which allows you to control a simulated swarm of robots to perform ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group -- September 8th

by smcameron on Sept. 9, 2013, 7:53 p.m.

This past Sunday, September 8th, 2013, the 9th meeting of the Houston Recreational Computer Programming Group was held at TX/RX Labs. Patrick Wheeler discussed stream processing with pull based acyclic graphs using the Pipes package in Haskell. There was some discussion about how this way of doing things might ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group -- July 14th, 2013

by smcameron on July 18, 2013, 7:36 p.m.

This past Sunday, July 14th, 2013, the 7th meeting of the Recreational Computer Programming Group convened to discuss the latest goings on in local Recreational Computer Programming activities.

Patrick Wheeler presented a prototype reactive[1] web gui framework built in Haskell with the pipes-concurrency[2] package and complied to javascript ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group - Feb 2013

by smcameron on Feb. 11, 2013, 9:34 p.m.

This past Sunday, Feb. 10th, the 2nd meeting of the Recreational Computer Programming Group was held. Chris Ertel showed us some cool effects dynamically applied to webcam output via OpenGL shaders, and some interesting procedurally generated maps for some sort of zombie infection game. Marlin Mixon demonstrated an Android app ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group - Mar 10, 2013

by smcameron on March 10, 2013, 6:51 p.m.

The third meeting of the Recreational computer group took place today, March 10, 2013, and was well attended. Edwin G. presented some slides about the ant colony optimization algorithm which has applications in scheduling, routing and other areas. He also presented some information about the Maven build system used by ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group - March 2014

by chriscauley on March 11, 2014, 7:48 p.m.

This month at RCPG, Stephen presented a program for creating crazy sounds similar to the THX sound. Using the mouse you can control the pitch and dissonance of a generated sound wave. He also put together a youtube video showing off his program (here or embedded at the bottom of ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group May 2014

by chriscauley on May 14, 2014, 8:53 a.m.

The 17th meeting of the Houston Recreational Computer Programming Group was held this past Sunday, May 11th, 2014. Once again, pretty good turnout and plenty of cool things were presented.

Stephen Cameron presented his ongoing progress on the fake fluid dynamics work that he presented previously at the April 2014 ...

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Recreational Computer Programming Group June 2014

by smcameron on June 11, 2014, 9:09 p.m.

Another meeting of the Houston Recreational Computer Programming Group was held this past Sunday, June 8th, 2014. We had a great turnout this time, if we get many more people showing up, we'll be needing to find a bigger room.

Patrick Wheeler presented some modifications he's made to ...

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January 2015 Recreation Computer Programming Group

by chriscauley on Jan. 29, 2015, noon

At this months recreational computer programming group we discovered that you can solve any problem using general artificial intelligence and hope, but then we immediately abandoned this pursuit when we realized that we could not implement it in pure CSS.

MS Paint in the Holographic Universe

Chris C. presented an ...

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Established in 2008, TXRX Labs is a non-profit hackerspace for the greater Houston area. Housed in the East End District, we offer courses in and access to our rapid prototyping lab, woodshop, machineshop, electronics lab, and a wide variety of other tools. Our goal is to educate the public about technology and show how seemingly complex techniques can be used by anyone. If you like what we do, please donate.

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