- We'd like to call your attention to some of the newer items
in the Kitchen Sink which have not been announced
- DOWNLOAD CAPOW!
- This week's soup (233K) is a sample image produced by the latest version of Rudy Rucker's Windows-based 1d discrete and continuous CA simulation package. Consult the
Capow Home Page
for info on how to get and install your own copy, and for additional snapshots.
Also, Rudy's Home Page has info about his amazing career trajectory as gnarl seeker and science fiction writer.
Pagliarini's A-Life Games page
- These days some of the most innovative computer experiments related to cellular
automata make use of evolutionary games, genetic algorithms, and the like. Here is an
excellent resource for demos, modeling software, and theoretical discussion in this
active area of complex systems research.
- Tom Ray's remarkable implementation of natural evolution in a digital
medium has been featured in the Sink almost since the beginning. But now
he has set his self-reproducing virtual programs loose on the World Wide
Web, with a
Continuing Report on the consequences
- Al Hensel is undisputed king of Making Conway's Life Run Fast, having won the contests
with this objective for more than a decade. He is also the discoverer of many of Life's most
exotic and incredible creations. Now he has provided a HOT Java implementation of his gold medal
code. [Technical note - at present you will need to run either a recent version of
Netscape, or the latest Internet Explorer beta with JIT turned off,
for Al's critters to cook.]
... and, for comic relief, a link that will definitely NOT be added to the
- "stultifyingly like yours, except for the math part :) ," in the words of the perpetrator.
We are contemplating legal action. Accept no substitutes!