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Pakz

OpenAI Chat

5th February 2023

Google wil release their own version in a couple of weeks. At least, that I was reading. They might have similar features and may even be better.
I was watching a recent documentary where it was again mentioned that programmers their future wil be differe*snip*


Pakz

Twitter/Mastodon Thread

3rd February 2023

Just a few minutes ago. Blue twitter users can start to earn money for adds displayed in their replies.


Pakz

Streaming Recommendations - 2023

3rd February 2023

I was wondering what it was with the third episode. The 2nd one got me into the series. The third actually surprised me. I'm now waiting for the next one.


Pakz

OpenAI Chat

2nd February 2023

Can chatGPT think? Or can it not think?
Someone mentioned it does. i was under the impression it just rolls sequences.


Pakz

My mums surgery.

1st February 2023

She came home on her own accord yesterday evening. A nurse called me twice warning me hoping I could do anything. She does rarely take me seriously. She had to sign a paper stating she was aware that she was not fully set to go.
My mum has her own way of*snip*


Pakz

PixelBasher

31st January 2023

Oh, windows too!


Pakz

PixelBasher

31st January 2023

I just noticed this tool ’’pixelbasher’’ A gui editor style pixel art creation tool with impressive quality results (macOs) : Linkage


Pakz

My mums surgery.

31st January 2023

She may be home tomorrow if she recovered enough. The analysis of the glands was ok I guess. There was no threat she should be aware of right now.
It is all less extreme than I thought it would be.


Pakz

My mums surgery.

30th January 2023

My mum insisted I came. I had a mask on. She has a lot of pain, but has a painkiller button.
I felt a bit dizzy when I got back. It is 15 minutes to and 15 minutes back. An hour on the bicycle today. I was doing a lot of cycling the last months, but had k*snip*


Pakz

My mums surgery.

30th January 2023

The operation was close to being called off. Me and my mother caught a cold this weekend. They had to check if it was Corona.
They checked if I would visit this evening. But I think with my cold. I better not go visit a ic floor. I wil be peddling between*snip*


Pakz

My mums surgery.

30th January 2023

The operation was successful. She wil recover in ic. There was no spread. They wil study the tissue for further info.
Good to know Andy! A nurse only talked about a couple of years! But she was talking casually I think.


Pakz

My mums surgery.

30th January 2023

She is in the operating room right now.
I wil get a phone call how everything went. She wil remain in the ic for a night. And I should be able to visit her tomorrow.
She was diagnosed with cancer a while ago during a routine checkup. She decided to have *snip*


Pakz

RIP Thread - 2023

29th January 2023

Sorry, Andy! I missed that. My condolences.
My mother is having surgery today to have part of her lung removed. Cancer. I hope everything goes well.
I came to mention that. Anne werschin passed away. She played the borg Queen. There is a GoFundMe. But th*snip*


Pakz

Tweaks - Search/Showcase

27th January 2023

www.webfx.com
Looking at this page. There are a lot of examples of links and best practises. I personally have no preference. If it works on touch screen and can be identified that it is ok.


Pakz

Google's AI Music

27th January 2023

techcrunch.com
Long link.
They wont release until they have solved copyright issues. When Napster was here. People were getting sued for 150.000 dollars per stolen song. That is a big fine.
1% of generated music now is directly copied from training dat*snip*


Pakz

Google's AI Music

27th January 2023

Yeah, has a shadow of the beast and synthesizer feel to it!
I am stil not sure how much time the generation takes and the compute power. The previous one took half a day or more per minute. So that might be a (big) problem.


Pakz

Google's AI Music

27th January 2023

I am reading through the paper. They are indeed using layers of systems. One acoustic model. They also train on the free music archive(fma) with a couple of millions clips.
They hired specialists to write 5k of quality music sequences.
They use long term*snip*


Pakz

Google's AI Music

27th January 2023

This generating is sequential, It predicts the next token afaik. So maybe audio block after audio block. They need to get these blocks in the rights shape or something.


Pakz

Google's AI Music

27th January 2023

There is still some clarity issues and the quality could be better. But this is going to be great!


Pakz

Google's AI Music

27th January 2023

Wow! I think this is the year of the music dalle2 : Linkage


Pakz

Happy Birthday, AndyH

27th January 2023

Happy bday!


Pakz

Poll Chat

27th January 2023

So many have been made over the years. I can not tell them apart without looking into it. The recent one on that I can watch on hbomax took me weeks to finish.
I think the only one I did not see was the one with Jim Carrey.


Pakz

Apple M2 Drops

26th January 2023

I bought the fastest possible external SSD drive last year for backups. It has 2 usb type connections. Compared to my previous external HDD it was lightning fast. But those things can get a bit hot and slow down then.


Pakz

Singularity is close, <7 years.

26th January 2023

According to this article we are close to the singularity. Within 7 years we should expect a whole new world. Ai wil speed up more and more every year and it should have spectacular effects.
The last video from Boston Dynamics also was pretty amazing. But*snip*


Pakz

Abandoned JSE Oddities

24th January 2023

[quote]Apologies if I've already posted any of these.[/quote]
Reposting every now and then is actually a good thing to do. Nostalgia and such!
I was going through the agaw site and noticed a number of games there that I had fun with.

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