Mid Journey , Computer AI generated Artwork, possibilities and limitations

Mid Journey  , Computer AI generated Artwork, possibilities and limitations
In case you’re unaware , there’s a new crop of beta and public AI artwork generation technologies, that actually create some impressive looking artwork and imagery from relatively simple textual descriptions. Among the current crop of popular systems, these include: MidJourney, Dalle-E 2 , Stable Diffusion and many others… What these systems allow users of ...

Staten Island Triathlon 2022

Staten Island Triathlon 2022
Back to Racing Two years post-Covid I went back to doing the local Staten Island Sprint Triathlon. This is a fantastic race for first timers, since its short, flat and fast. The road is closed during the race , and the swim is short and along the shore with lots of lifeguards This year, my ...

How to detect IP change and send email alert (bash & powershell)

How to detect IP change and send email alert (bash & powershell)
A common thing folks that run any kind of home server, need to do, is detect when they’re IP addressed normally a DHCP assigned address via they’re Internet server provider changes, by doing this is allows them continue to communicate with they’re server. Below are a couple of script one a bash script and the ...

DeepMind new AI coding engine is the beginning of the end for your average software engineer as a career

DeepMind new AI coding engine is the beginning of the end for your average software engineer as a career
Yes, I know the headline sounds very click-baity but, after reading the recent Deepmind accomplishment over here DeepMind says its new AI coding engine is as good as an average human programmer, and putting the pieces together, you realize the kind of accomplishment does spell the beginning of the end for traditional software development, as ...

How to begin Windsurfing , everything you need to know, but were afraid to ask. 1

How to begin Windsurfing , everything you need to know, but were afraid to ask.
Why do you want to go windsurfing? Windsurfing – just another day sailing! So if you found this page, you probably already have a passing interest in learning about windsurfing. If you’re like me you probably tried it out a few times during vacations or trips to resorts or beaches, the half-hour lesson with some ...

Fix mount error(95): solved! Operation not supported SMB 11

Fix mount error(95): solved! Operation not supported SMB
Mounts SMB/CIFS shares with Linux It’s common practice to mount Windows file shares on Linux  using the SMB (Samba) implementation on Linux.  the command is fairly straight forward. # Install the required libraries if you haven't done that yet sudo apt update sudo apt install cifs-utils #Next mount the folder you want sudo mount -t ...

Simple PHP math logic captcha – to help prevent form spam 9

Simple PHP math logic captcha - to help prevent form spam
Why a simple PHP Math Captcha ? If you’re reading this you’re probably aware there are a ton of on-line captcha services like Re-Captcha, hCaptcha ,to help keep your forms and user submitted input free of bot spam,  and other nonsense.  But most require registration with capthca service, setting up API keys etc, so it’s ...

short and simple Linux .profile status banner

short and simple Linux .profile status banner
Here’s just a short post about a little .profile code snippet I use to help give me a brief system overview upon logging into my accounts.. It produces an output similar to the one below.  Now  I understand there are tons of little utilities out there like Neofetch (commind line system information tool), that provides ...

How to schedule and record live internet radio streams

How to schedule and record live internet radio streams
So recently I had a need to record a radio broadcast that happens pretty regularly, but its an overseas station, and the time zone is not convenient to get up in the middle of the night and turn on my mp3 recorder.  So I was looking for a good scheduled radio recorder, but surprisingly didn’t ...