Real-World Computing

Computers are fun to play with in their own right, but they're best used as a tool to interface with the real world. I use the term "Real-World Computing" to refer to the use of a computer in some kind of real-world situation. This could involve data collection, prediction, controller functions, or anything.

Some of the real-world applications that I've played with are:

Other applications that fall into this category:

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