Although not the most famous application, it solves a low-level problem and it really emphasizes on creating something that you would use. Solving a problem for yourself in a shared environment indicates that people inside that environment will likely also be reciprocating towards that solution. For me, it was a two-year-old issue of being unmotivated, and assigned work creeping up when days whoosh past and result in the eventual realisation that there’s only a few days left until some major event is due.
I created a robot which learns the same way that humans do (from influence) and documented the process of it creating a new piece of art.
This is a document-based piece narrating over the struggles and pleasures I’ve endured trying to raise my beautiful baby robot, depicted by my classmates as “Ultron”. So far I’ve spent an estimated 250 hours putting together the large codebase to gain some minor independence on it’s own, but I am getting rather close to a totally independent robot-artist (kinda, there are some struggles I’ll outline in future articles).
As an 18-year-old Australian progressing developer going through high-school, I’m looking to expand my career opportunities as well as document some of the neat programming things that I manage to get upto.