Useful

  • Unicode lookup/search tool - browse around and search for Unicode characters, see properties, transformations.
  • Helpful - a wiki with various notes that might prove useful
  • Arbitrary LaTeX reference - a summary of things figured out about LaTeX
  • Stuff on github
    duplicate file finder, log follower that avoids binaries, du-alike with nicer output, CPU+IO renicer, stracer of iowait-ing processes, recent-file finder, PHPLatex, that sort of thing

Playthings

  • colors - definitions from various sources, searchable.
  • Image tool - collects from feeds, plays with filters from FFT, to color analysis, to image fingerprinting, to object detection, to edge tracing to play in a sandbox.
    Status: ongoing timesuck. Will open some tools/code from this.
  • image screensaver, fade-and-pan, queries images from the mentioned image tool.
    Status: needs packaging. And real hosting.
  • related strings - based on a feature I wrote for a search engine.
    Status: Needs more data, nom nom.
  • Morpheme decomposer - says that omphaloskepsis is the contemplation of one's navel.
    I just wanted to see how insane building a regexp-based parser would be.
  • Phonetic-character translation
    Status: worked for a paper. Poke me if interested in this.
  • Last.fm RQL tool
    Status: Can't use anymore.
  • Monkey
  • Python animated compressed GIF creator
    Status: GIF logic mostly done, LZW compression mostly done. Needs integration and final cleansing rewrite.