Looking Outwards 6


The Random Art Program by Andrej Bauer is a website that generates an image based on the text the user inputs as the title. The test is used as the seed for a pseudo-random number generator for a mathematical formula. The formula dictates color and sequence of random choices. Although the same title always produces the same image, it is difficult to predict the outcome of the image from the name alone. If the title has two words, the first word determines color and layout, and the second word determines composition and selection of graphics.  

I had a lot of fun trying out different titles. The program is case sensitive, drastically affecting the outcome of the image. 

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