Fluxfont is a specialized tool that attempts to tackle the privacy concerns raised by the possibility to collect information about the fonts installed on a system. Such information can be used to uniquely identify a system. With Fluxfonts, new fonts are randomly created and removed to prevent the same fingerprint from being recreated.
xlife is a laboratory for experimenting with cellular automata. It supports loadable rulesets and palettes, different topologies, and up to 256-state cellular automata. It has rules and patterns for Life, Brian's Brain, Perrier's Loops, Langton's Ants and Loops, Wireworld, E.F. Codd's 1975 UCC automaton, some Prisoner's Dilemma games, and many others. It is very fast for step-by-step mode, bounded grid, and chaotic patterns. It has several unique features: a historical mode, a pseudocolor mode, and n-state statistics. It has been developed since 1989. The modern version of Xlife began its history in 2011.
cduino is a microcontroller programming system that is like arduino but simpler. It allows experienced programmers to get a quick start programming and talking to a microcontroller. You should be up and talking to your arduino over the serial line in a matter of minutes. This is achieved using a very easy Makefile-based driver for the command line Atmel AVR programming tools, a library of C routines, and a series of lessons that introduce a variety of AVR subsystems.