Codeology (opens in new tab) is an open-source project that turns code into 3D art. Its algorithm analyses projects on GitHub, and then renders them as organic forms in glorious old-skool ASCII that you can rotate and scale in realtime. And as no two pieces of code are the same, every Codeology form is different, resulting in an online menageries of weird and wonderful creations.
It then assembles the various forms created from each language into a single organic-looking creation, rendered using WebGL, Three.js and GLSL shaders.
The results are extraordinary; weird and wonderful multicoloured constructs of all shapes and sizes, some of them resembling viruses basic multicellular organisms seen under a microscope, and others looking more like horrifying insectoid predators from another planet.
If you like what you see you can download Codeology's creations either as static wallpaper or an animated GIF, and if you want to see the code behind each creation you can click through its GitHub project.
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