An implementation of the command I keep typing all day long.
For most of those, you'll need a browser with support for the <canvas>
element (that is, any modern browser should work). If in doubt use
the latest Firefox or Chromium.
A self-contained single-file minimalistic HTML5 slide-deck.
An interactive, zoom-able real-time rendering of the
Mandelbrot set, using random points and Voronoi tessellation.
A pixel-based grey-scale Mandelbrot set renderer with
super-sampling. It renders in arbitrary resolutions and
works pretty well for generating desktop wallpapers.
A line-based image-to-ascii converter. It doesn't work
too well, but it's so simple it's a wonder it works at
all. Please use Chrome or Chromium for this one.
Some quick hacks written in the visualization language
Processing. These are Java
applets, so you'll have to have a JRE installed on your machine.
(Sadly, you'll even need the Sun^H^H^HOracle JRE, others won't
The Dark Side
An interactive version of Pink Floyd's famous Dark Side of the
Moon album cover.
The quickest hacks of them all. And the most useless. You'll need a POSIX system.
Plots a graph of the modification times of all the files in ~/src.
Plots a graph of the ping responses of the hosts with a two-character DNS name.