Blog / Unboxed Roundup: Our links for w/c 23rd January 2017

January 27, 2017

Rainbows and Unicorns - Ben W

http://randsinrepose.com/archives/rainbows-and-unicorns/

Compliments are something I struggle with - I need all the help I can get. This nice breakdown and guide to giving good ones seems handy.

C++ Compiler Explorer - Charlie E

http://godbolt.org

This is a cool project that interactively shows, for a given C++ program, the resulting Assembly Code. It’s also interesting to see the difference compiler optimizations make, e.g. without vs. with

PandoraBots - Crystal

http://www.pandorabots.com/

A site I found for creating your own chatbots, using XML to define behaviours and responses. I’m still scratching the surface on what it can do, and it also has a (fairly basic) Ruby SDK found at https://github.com/spontena/pb-ruby.

Where’s Susi? Airborne Orangutan Tracking with Python and React.js - Charlie E

https://dirkgorissen.com/2016/04/19/wheres-susi-airborne-orangutan-tracking-with-python-and-react-js/

This is a side project that produced a fully automated drone for gathering data on the location of rehabilitated Orangutans. (This project was subject of the opening talk of HNLondon this week)

Track of the Week - Elena T

In Lonely Majesty - a Danish band with mucho talent from Denmark’s second city, Aarhus. Aarhus is the European Capital of Culture in 2017 so it seems like an appropriate choice.

In Lonely Majesty - Travel Far | Sofar Aarhus