How can generative design, or coded visuals can look so similar to old school motion graphics? Well the anwser is simple, both are driven by the same exact rules, and obviously our motion graphics softwares are always augmented by additions done by programmers or visual artists. Check these examples by visual artist/programmer Robert Hodgin, practically the same results, and similar behaviours.
Check the Eyeo festival where these pieces were submitted. Festival for creative coders, data viz pros, designers and artists.