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Making the Ideal 3d Printer Montioring Live-Stream

See a clip of the monitor in action here! The Octoprint Problem I don’t know exactly how long I’ve been using Octoprint to manage my 3d printers, but I can’t remember a time I had a printer and didn’t use Octoprint. It’s a fantastic piece of software for everything 3dprint related with one glaring exception – Live camera monitoring. Octoprint’s live monitoring only supports cameras like Picam, that serve a URL you can poll and get an Mjpeg....

April 13, 2024 · 6 min · 1129 words · P.W.

A Better Bookmark Experience with Raindrop.io and Logseq

Bookmarks Suck Bookmarks, which should be such a fundamental and powerful part of browsing the web, has got to be one of the most poorly executed parts of our modern browsing experience. While browsers focus on developing more spyware bloat and UI features few users will ever see, there’s not an easy native way I have found to successfully collect, organize and be able to use a large personal collection of links....

March 13, 2024 · 4 min · 719 words · P.W.

Creating an RSS Newsletter for your Hugo Blog using Brevo

It Was Supposed to Be So Easy… If you’re running a blog on a static site generator stack, you may have looked into setting up email automation and a subscriber list. If you’re a devout follower of the lazy dev principles, you probably also thought about automating this then noticed all the RSS output controls that frameworks like Hugo provide out of the box. Great – Now you just need to find an email service with a free tier and RSS integration – Easy, right?...

October 10, 2023 · 5 min · 994 words · P.W.

AI Generated QR Codes with Stable Diffusion and ControlNet

ControlNet was released early this year and lets you ‘control’ image generation in Stable Diffusion images with normals/depth maps, face poses, globally aware inpainting, and more. Learning how to use ControlNet has been on my to-do list for some time, but I lacked a project interesting enough to really get started on that. If you want a good general overview and guide for using ControlNet, take a look here. … in life the QRCodeMonsters win I first found QRCodeMonster after seeing this meme on the Stable Diffusion Reddit and being curious how they got that working....

October 6, 2023 · 6 min · 1092 words · P.W.

Adventures in AI Programming: Daily Experiments with GPT-4

A GPT-4 Program a Day Keeps the Bugs Away I’ve been exploring what GPT-4 and other AI tools are capable of over the past few months when it comes to software development. I’ve mostly been using ChatGPT+, Bing Chat – I had tried to use some of the other hyped up models for programming purposes, but nothing I’ve found lets me build software from scratch (while writing minimal code myself) as well, and so these days I mostly stick to those....

July 2, 2023 · 11 min · 2152 words · P.W.