Markov Q. Aurelius

PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2014 — PROJECTS

Philosopher for the 21st Century

Hosted on Heroku: Markov Aurelius, the Philosopher King

on twitter | on heroku | source code

developer, designer

Uses Marcus Aurelius’s “Meditations” and a Markov Chain to generate philosophical quotes that are both displayed on a website and posted to Twitter once every morning.

Tech Stack

  • Ruby & Sinatra
  • Twitter & marky_markov Ruby gems
  • Deployed to Heroku
  • Daily post through a Rake task via Heroku Scheduler