Using Microsoft Cognitive Services to create baby bump timelapses
About 9 months ago, my wife Iris suggested that we create a timelapse of her baby bump. This was the appropriate time to select one of the many apps in the App Store for this purpose, purchase it, and use it over the course of her pregnancy. This is not…
Unfundable Slack bots
In December, Slack announced a $80 million fund to invest in software projects that complement its technology. As an early adopter of the Slack API, here are some “bets” that I’ve made on the Slack platform: A bot that plays all of Star Wars Despecialized Edition (Han shoots first!) one frame every ten seconds. It takes about 20 hours to get through the whole thing. A bot that hosts games of The Resistance (optionally with the Assassin Module from the Hidden Agenda expansion). Secret voting is conducted via DM with the bot, while public actions are done in the channel.
bert plays Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded
Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded is a remake of a VGA remake of a graphic remake of a text adventure — In the beginning, there was softporn. It wasn’t a very good game. In fact, the only reason we know it exists is because it was remade into Leisure Suit Larry.