Little Experiments in Wordplay
A collection of rapid prototypes exploring natural language as a material for computational play.
If Sol Lewitt Wrote Ditties
Sol LeWitt wrote instructions for generating drawings. This project, If Sol LeWitt Wrote Ditties, generates Sol LeWitt-style instructions for language generation. Go to live page.
Imaginary Dutch Masterpieces
A series of context-free grammars weave togther a dozen ekphrastic texts from The Met's Dutch Masterpieces collection. The result? An improvised set of fictional remixes to ponder. Made using tracery.io. Go to live page.
A recursively naive thesaurus. When "Synonym-ize" or "Antonym-ize" is pressed, each word in the text box is replaced with a random synonym or antonym from the Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, if one is available. Go to live page.
Met's Lake a Spoonerism!
Quite simply, makes a spoonerism. Go to live page.
P5.js Code Generator
A context-free grammar generates nearly infinite variations of functional P5.js code. The top image is an example of generated code. The bottom are outputs that result from generated code.