US Election Deep Learning Twitter Bot

I wanted to explore creating a web service that generates content for another service. I created a twitter bot named Donald Clinton which is a mashup of the Trump text model supplied in the class example with a bunch of Hillary Clinton's speeches during her 2016 campaign. You can view…

Zappa Paints Zappa

Teaching a computer to "paint" an image sounds like science fiction to most people, I know it definitely sounded like that to me when I first heard about it. Over the past few months I've been studying Deep Learning in hopes to eventually use it for some creative side-projects. In…

Frequency Distribution with Chinese Words

I recently had been reading about Zipf's Law and how it seems to hold for most natural languages. Given my background with the Chinese language, I wanted to see if the distributions would work the same as they do with English. Zipfs Law states that with any corpus of natural…

A Markov Generated Novel

So during the month of November there's an informal hackathon that's held called NaNoGenMo (aka National Novel Generation Month). It's a play on the National Novel Writing Month which also takes place in November. The idea is pretty simple, write code that will generate a "novel". A novel here is…

Managing dotfiles on MacOS

I recently wanted to use all of the dotfile configurations that I had on my home laptop with my setup at work. After hours of meticulously getting Vim, Tmux and Zsh to work exactly how I wanted them, I needed a way to copy these files over to my work…