A Developer Blog for Lazy Developers

A New Easier Way I’ve had several blogs and websites over the years. I’ll skip over my Microsoft FrontPage and Dreamweaver sites of my childhood, but since then I try every few years at making a blog. I moved through lots of different platforms in the first several years with a lot of overhead or that I didn’t understand how they were built well enough to build in features I’d need or customize things....

September 2, 2022 · 4 min · 743 words · P.W.

Running your own A.I. Image Generator with Latent-Diffusion

DALL-E Homebrew In this post, we’ll look at getting setup with running your own A.I. image generator. You need a Linux system with a CUDA enabled card to get this working through to the end. I did get the basic txt-2img script working in Windows. Unfortunately, for the July released retrieval-augmented diffusion models, you need scann in order to index the openimages dataset, which is only available on Linux. WSL worked fine for me....

August 7, 2022 · 8 min · 1545 words · P.W.

Recovering a Corrupted Crostini Image

I’ve been using ChromeOS on an ARM powered Lenovo Duet for a couple of months now. I must say that I’m not sold on the whole thing, mostly from a stability and access perspective. I can’t even get sublime text to run because of the processor. I am keen to try the OS with an Intel processor, as I think that would fix a lot of compatibility issues, but the stability problems I see, especially on a non dev branch, leaves a lot to be desired....

July 4, 2020 · 5 min · 911 words · AG