When Two Points on a Circle Form a Line

There are many ways to produce computer created abstract images. I show you one them written in R, that leads to images like these: First of all, let’s set the stage with a config part: The base concept is: form a starting distribution of the points transform the data In this case, our starting point […]

Automatisierter Journalismus: Schreiben nach Zahlen

Radar ist eine Presseagentur aus Großbritannien, deren Quelle offene Daten sind. Mit Hilfe von Software schreiben Journalisten dann nicht einen Text, sondern viele Texte gleichzeitig: Our journalists select the most promising data, mine the data to find the story, develop the different angles and then compose a template that instructs the technology on what sentence […]

Generative Art: How thousands of points can form beautiful images

These images are based on simple points. This post explains how it works. 1. Step: Point, points, points … The starting point is a rectangle a grid that is populated with many thousand points, in this case 3,969. The retangle is placed in a coordinate system, so every point has two coordinates (x, y). 2. […]