Emma Smith

I work in New York City building invisible machines for the arts. Say hi on Twitter, or, if you're the sort, check out my Github.

Whales in Space

November 06, 2019

A few years back I created a children’s book with the poet Kevin Phan. (His stuff is incredible. This is one of my favorites.) The book is…

Tinyland, a very, very small Dynamicland

October 10, 2019

Tinyland is a project I invented in order to explore the ideas behind Dynamicland. I’ve been doing a bunch of tiny experiments with a few…

Random stuff I'm working on

May 10, 2019

Blobs Made a neat blob “game”. Uses react-spring for the nice animations, and an svg filter to make the blobs kinda fuzzy. I also used…

Hello Beautiful

January 22, 2019

Hello Kitty gets a mouth, knows your name, and tells you you’re beautiful. I’m using the OpenCV computer vision library to do facial…


August 20, 2017

A game I wrote in Elm to learn a little more about the spooky side of functional programming. Game screenshot You are a ghost in a dark…

Project Monitor

July 23, 2017

A screen for keeping an eye on your projects, made with React/Redux. Configure a series of projects. For each project, fetches both build…

Moody Bot

March 19, 2016

When you tweet at Moody Bot, it studies your posts, analyzes your personality, and then draws your portrait. (Where “portrait” is defined…


November 22, 2015

Creates a map of recent significant earthquakes using earthquake data from the U.S. Geological Survey. Technologies used: SVG, jQuery, and…


December 10, 2011

A little film about primates and loss.