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Binary digits Matrix effect

Terminal - Binary digits Matrix effect
perl -e '$|++; while (1) { print " " x (rand(35) + 1), int(rand(2)) }'
2012-09-27 22:46:39
User: MarxBro
Functions: perl
10
Binary digits Matrix effect

Silly Perl variant.

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Terminal - Alternatives
echo -e "\e[32m"; while :; do printf '%*c' $(($RANDOM % 30)) $(($RANDOM % 2)); done
2012-09-25 17:36:25
Functions: echo printf
Tags: random Matrix
3

Prints 0's and 1's in The Matrix style. You can easily modify to print 0-9 digits using $RANDOM %10 insted of %2.

yes 'c=(" " " " " " 0 1); printf "${c[RANDOM%5]}"' | bash

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What others think

the perl version is less cpu greedy :)

Comment by bertatum 136 weeks and 2 days ago

I like this one, to see it more nicely as it flashs a lot on urxvt...

It it way less CPU greedy this way too, as a side effect.

perl -e '$|++; while (1) { print " " x (rand(35) + 1), int(rand(2)); sleep (select(undef,undef, undef,0.006))}'

:)

Comment by MarxBro 134 weeks and 6 days ago

Here is the colored version :

perl -e '$|++;while(1){print " "x (rand(35)+1);print "\e[".((31..37)[rand(7)]).";".((41..47)[rand(7)])."m".int(rand(2))."\e[0m";sleep (select(undef,undef, undef,0.006))}'

Comment by satyavvd 132 weeks and 3 days ago

@saryavvd: Lovely. :)

Comment by MarxBro 131 weeks and 2 days ago

Less CPU usage += 1

:)

Comment by robinsonaarond 128 weeks and 2 days ago

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