teaching machines

Hi, I'm Chris.

And I teach machines to do things. Also, I teach people how to teach machines at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. Collected here are my course materials, research notes, and students' work.

FML

FML is a utility that generates a sculpture of one's First, Middle and Last initials. Find the C, R, and J in the sculpture above. Make your own!

Rainbox

Rainbox is a little puzzle game I wrote for my son's 8th birthday. A pixelated, rainbow-colored box has broken apart, and you must put it back together.

Flashback


Flashback to July 2016!
Precedence vs. Evaluation Order

Student Gallery


Jesse O.'s scalable vector graphics butterfly. He rendered this in a polymorphism assignment in Introduction to Object-oriented Programming his freshman year. The SVG file was handcrafted!

Madeup

Madeup is a programming language for making things up—literally. Programmers trace out shapes algorithmically and then turn them into solids that can be printed on a 3D printer.

Trux Falsy

Trux Falsy is a game for practicing boolean logic. You should play it. The source code is freely available. A lot of it was hastily written in Peru.

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