html, body {
	height: 100%;
	background: black;
}
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const options = {
	mouse: {
		lerpAmt: 0.5,
		repelThreshold: 100
	},
	particles: {
		density: 3,
		get pixelDensity () {
			return (4 - this.density) * 4
		},
		pLerpAmt: 0.25,
		vLerpAmt: 0.1
	},
	text: {
		drawType: drawTypes.STROKE,
		fontColor: [60, 200, 255, 255],
		fontSize: 120,
		get fontStyle () {
			return `${this.fontSize}px Oswald`
		},
		message: 'PCVECTOR'
	}
}
const particleProps = [
	'x',
	'y',
	'vx',
	'vy',
	'bx',
	'by'
]
const { buffer, ctx } = createRenderingContext()

// Utils: https://codepen.io/seanfree/pen/LvrJWz

let hover = false
let userx = 0
let usery = 0
let repelx = 0
let repely = 0
let centerx = 0
let centery = 0
let particles
let width
let height
let imageBuffer
let gui
let stats

window.addEventListener('resize', setup)
window.addEventListener('mousemove', mousemove)
window.addEventListener('mouseout', mousemove)
window.addEventListener('load', start)

function start () {
	createStats()
	createGUI()
	setup()
	run()	
}

function setup () {
	resize()
	clearBuffer()
	setTextStyles()
	mapParticles()
}

function run () {
	requestAnimationFrame(run)
	
	stats.begin()

	update()
	render()

	stats.end()
}

function update () {
	if (hover) {
		repelx = lerp(repelx, userx, options.mouse.lerpAmt)
		repely = lerp(repely, usery, options.mouse.lerpAmt)
	} else {
		repelx = lerp(repelx, centerx, options.mouse.lerpAmt)
		repely = lerp(repely, centery, options.mouse.lerpAmt)
	}
}

function render () {
	clearBuffer()
	clearScreen()
	drawParticles()
	renderFrame()
}

function mapParticles () {
	drawMessage()

	const pixelData = new Uint32Array(buffer.getImageData(0, 0, width, height).data)
	const _particles = []

	let i, x, y, bx, by, vx, vy

	for (i = 0; i < pixelData.length; i += 4) {
		if (pixelData[i + 3] && !(i % options.particles.pixelDensity)) {
			x = rand(width) | 0
			y = rand(height) | 0
			bx = (i / 4) % width
			by = ((i / 4) / width) | 0
			vx = 0
			vy = 0

			_particles.push(x, y, vx, vy, bx, by)
		}
	}

	particles = new PropsArray(_particles.length / particleProps.length, particleProps)
	particles.set(_particles, 0)
}

function drawParticles () {
	let i, index, x, _x, y, _y, vx, vy, bx, by

	imageBuffer.data.fill(0)

	particles.forEach(([x, y, vx, vy, bx, by], index) => {
		_x = x | 0
		_y = y | 0

		if (!outOfBounds(_x, _y, width, height)) {
			i = 4 * (_x + _y * width)

			fillPixel(imageBuffer, i, options.text.fontColor)
		}

		particles.set(updatePixelCoords(x, y, vx, vy, bx, by), index)
	})

	buffer.putImageData(imageBuffer, 0, 0)
}

function fillPixel (imageData, i, [r, g, b, a]) {
	imageData.data.set([r, g, b, a], i)
}

function updatePixelCoords (x, y, vx, vy, bx, by) {
	let rd, dx, dy, phi, f

	rd = dist(x, y, repelx, repely)

	phi = angle(repelx, repely, x, y)
	f = (pow(options.mouse.repelThreshold, 2) / rd) * (rd / options.mouse.repelThreshold)

	dx = bx - x
	dy = by - y

	vx = lerp(vx, dx + (cos(phi) * f), options.particles.vLerpAmt)
	vy = lerp(vy, dy + (sin(phi) * f), options.particles.vLerpAmt)

	x = lerp(x, x + vx, options.particles.pLerpAmt)
	y = lerp(y, y + vy, options.particles.pLerpAmt)

	return [x, y, vx, vy]
}

function outOfBounds (x, y, width, height) {
	return x < 1 || x > width - 1 || y < 1 || y > height - 1
}

function renderFrame () {
	ctx.save()

	ctx.filter = 'blur(8px) brightness(200%)'
	ctx.drawImage(buffer.canvas, 0, 0)

	ctx.filter = 'blur(0)'
	ctx.globalCompositeOperation = 'lighter'
	ctx.drawImage(buffer.canvas, 0, 0)

	ctx.restore()
}

function clearScreen () {
	clear(ctx)
}

function clearBuffer () {
	clear(buffer)
}

function clear (_ctx) {
	_ctx.clearRect(0, 0, _ctx.canvas.width, _ctx.canvas.height)
}

function drawMessage () {
	drawText(
		options.text.message,
		centerx,
		centery,
		options.text.drawType
	)
}

function setTextStyles () {
	setFont(options.text.fontStyle)
	setTextBaseline(textBaselineTypes.MIDDLE)
	setTextAlign(textAlignTypes.CENTER)
}

function drawText (str = '', x = 0, y = 0, type = drawTypes.FILL) {
	buffer[`${type}Text`](str, x, y)
}

function setFont (font) {
	buffer.font = font
}

function setTextAlign (align = textAlignTypes.LEFT) {
	buffer.textAlign = align
}

function setTextBaseline (baseline = textBaselineTypes.ALPHABETIC) {
	buffer.textBaseline = baseline
}

function resize () {
	buffer.canvas.width = width = innerWidth
  buffer.canvas.height = height = innerHeight

  buffer.drawImage(ctx.canvas, 0, 0)

	ctx.canvas.width = innerWidth
  ctx.canvas.height = innerHeight
  
  ctx.drawImage(buffer.canvas, 0, 0)

	centerx = 0.5 * innerWidth
	centery = 0.5 * innerHeight

	imageBuffer = buffer.createImageData(width, height)
}

function mousemove ({ type, clientX, clientY }) {
	hover = type === 'mousemove'
	userx = clientX
	usery = clientY
}

function createStats () {
	stats = new Stats()
	document.body.appendChild(stats.domElement)
	stats.domElement.style.position = 'absolute'
}

function createGUI () {
	gui = new dat.GUI()

	addTextOptions()
	addMouseOptions()
	addParticleOptions()
}

function addTextOptions () {
	const textFolder = gui.addFolder('text')

	textFolder.add(options.text, 'drawType', Object.values(drawTypes))
		.onFinishChange(setup)
	textFolder.addColor(options.text, 'fontColor')
	textFolder.add(options.text, 'fontSize', 20, 200)
		.onFinishChange(setup)
	textFolder.add(options.text, 'message')
		.onFinishChange(setup)

	textFolder.open()
}

function addMouseOptions () {
	const mouseFolder = gui.addFolder('mouse')

	mouseFolder.add(options.mouse, 'lerpAmt', 0.05, 1)
	mouseFolder.add(options.mouse, 'repelThreshold', 20, 200)

	mouseFolder.open()
}

function addParticleOptions () {
	const particlesFolder = gui.addFolder('particles')

	particlesFolder.add(options.particles, 'density', 1, 4, 1)
		.onFinishChange(setup)
	particlesFolder.add(options.particles, 'pLerpAmt', 0.05, 1)
		.onFinishChange(setup)
	particlesFolder.add(options.particles, 'vLerpAmt', 0.05, 1)
		.onFinishChange(setup)

	particlesFolder.open()
}
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External CSS

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External JavaScript

  1. https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/stats.js/r16/Stats.min.js
  2. https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/dat-gui/0.7.6/dat.gui.min.js
  3. https://codepen.io/seanfree/pen/LvrJWz