Video Puppet converts markdown text to narrated video
This is super fancy and the example also shows how far voice synth has come. Video Puppet lets you write a script in Markdown with markers for slides and such and it will turn that into a video.
Swift and Python interop
On the latest episode of ATP, the hosts interview Chris Lattner. There was a segment in which they discussed Chris’s work on Tensorflow (starting at 20:29). To make Swift more attractive to the Machine Learning community, they built a Python interop layer. The Python interop layer looks amazing, because it allows for very natural use of python objects.
Chromatron pixel controller
Chromatron is hardware for easily scripting individually addressable LED pixel lights.