Game of Life Engineered to Print Stuff

The very clever @tlrobinson has taken the Game of Life and used it to generate arbitrary line drawings, starting with the Reddit alien. The code is called life-gen and hosted right here on GitHub. Here’s a video of it in action:

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Game of Life Reddit alien generator from Tom Robinson on Vimeo.

Make sure to read his blog post about it for a more thorough walkthrough. Cool stuff!

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