INTERESTING

Francis Tseng

design, data, machine learning
The Founder
video game

A dystopian business simulator - found a startup, pursue unbounded growth, and accidentally dystopia

AI Notes
notes

A large set of notes introducing people with modest math backgrounds to artificial intelligence

ML101
workshop

An introductory workshop to machine learning, around a dystopian sci-fi narrative

saltbeef
project

A randomly-generated pokemon slack battling system

Tao
project

The Tao Te Ching as "interpreted" by a recurrent neural network, trained on 94 English translations

Pablo
project

It seems like the next Avalanches album is never coming out, so here is a program that will create mix-based music for you

News Automata
teaching

A New School Journalism+Design course on journalism, algorithms, and automation

hscluster
algorithm

A graph-based clustering approach which does not require specifying the number of clusters

Nomadic
tool

A very lightweight markdown note management platform

Port
tool

A very lightweight markdown blogging platform

Pasture
tool

Pasture is a tool for teaching Python without needing to deal with development environments (bleh)

Mob
project

Massive communication - simulated chat rooms of hundreds to thousands of automated participants (Twitch chat simulator)

Argos
project

Argos (prototype) is an automated system for providing context and structure to news. It watches news feeds and groups articles into events, automatically building timelines with summaries to make keeping up with the news simple

Neuroviz
project

An exploration into translating network topology into VR space, inspired by Neuromancer

Brain
project

Outsource your social media personality to an algorithm

Parrott
project

A pseudo-intelligent NLP (naive bayes) bot that learns your (re)tweeting habits

Golden Ages
music, visuals

A music project from 2009-2011, once featured as Stereogum's "Band to Watch"

Nito
project

A steganographic tool for encoding and decoding sensitive information into images using “context keys” (i.e. memes and inside jokes)

Serve the People
music video

The video for Handsome Furs' "Serve the People", from their album Sound Kapital (Sub Pop)