Jose Llausás

Making things with technology

Under Construction

    Visualize data tutorial by @Jose 2 months ago

    Coming soon! Working on a tutorial for visualizing data with Django and React. Visualizing data is all about asking the question: "What does it mean?" This visualizer will show the different technologies I have worked with, as well as some measurements on number of entries and related information. Brushing up on that ol' 2d and 3d math do some cool flocking effects of data points. So far, the tutorial's tech stack looks like this: - Django as data source - Web broswer as client - JS and React as web app sdk - threejs as 3D render engine

    Busy year, thanks 2023! by @Jose 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    Year full of challenges, was a good year for this website. Migrated to latest tech stacks and added some cool monitoring features. Although not a lot of time to dedicate to my website this year, I'm happy that some progress was made. Looking forwards to 2024, and launching that merch store!

    Thoughts on algorithmic music by @Jose 1 year, 2 months ago

    The concept of making music by following a formula is not new. Conceptually, one can create a simple computer program (or mathematical function) that accepts some constants as input, and produces a sequence of sounds that could be enjoyed by the human ear. Procedural music or algorithmic music is created by using math, logic, pesudo-randomness and other interesting tricks to generate beautiful compositions. I've always been interested in music, computers and math, and it's about time I start exploring the possibilities. With the recent introduction of AI, the possibilities for algorithmic music have taken a leap forwards. Will AI help us make better music, or just more of the same?

    Updating to latest React... by @Jose 1 year, 4 months ago

    Working on updating all dependencies to latest, including React and React-dom to version 18. There are major changes, and I'm getting there, but the site will be under construction for a few days while I finish the migration.

    Migration complete! by @Jose 1 year, 4 months ago

    The website has been under construction lately. Had to switch cloud providers. My last provider had some major issues, and decided to suspend free tier database services. Long story short, the site us up and running again on a new host. I'm still working on recovering all content, but it looks like I'm having to build all the content back up again from zero. Thanks for the patience and more updates soon! Sincerely, Jose L