Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-01-21

Excavating AIThe contrast between Magritte and the physiognomists’ approach to representation speaks to two very different conceptions of the fundamental relationship between images and their labels, and of representation itself. For the physiognomists, there was an underlying faith that the relationship between an image of a person and the character of that person was inscribed […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-01-14

Brains Are Not Required When It Comes to Thinking and Solving Problems–Simple Cells Can Do It | Scientific AmericanAnd for the philosophically minded, basal cognition casts the world in a sparkling new light. Maybe thinking builds from a simple start. Maybe it is happening all around us, every day, in forms we haven’t recognized because […]

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Weekly Web Harvest for 2024-01-11

OpenVoice – a Hugging Face Space by myshell-ai Antoine Joseph Wiertz on photography“Let it not be thought that the daguerreotype kills art. No, it only kills the work of patience and pays homage to the work of thought.” [2305.17493v2] The Curse of Recursion: Training on Generated Data Makes Models Forget We find that use of […]

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Multiple Regex Expressions in a Sublime Snippet

I still use Sublime when I’m not using VS Code. This isn’t the best idea but I do it anyway. One of the things I like about both programs is being able to create little shortcuts to create code I write a lot. It speeds things up and makes me more consistent. Both programs let […]

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Format paragraphs based on internal text

As part of the AI Detox, people are cutting and pasting AI/Human conversations from a little font-end chatbot I made with the ChatGPT 4 API. The responses are just in rich text for downloading/saving. The conversations look something like this. The “speaker” is automatically prepended.1 AI: Some weird sentence. Human: Some response. AI: I don’t […]

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Fixing missing anchor links in Canvas ePub Export

I’m using a free tool called Sigil1 to fix missing anchor link attributes in an ePub export from Canvas. This issue is probably because the course was created with CidiLabs Design Tools and the export just isn’t made to handle the complexity of an external tool like this. https://youtu.be/jhcVRrvL7gM 1 If I was stuck doing […]

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Google Script to loop folder contents and copy Google Sheets content

I helped one of our athletic directors do some budget sheets for different teams. We then needed to add an additional sheet to all the workbooks and copy over content from a similar page. Given it’s about 20 or so workbooks, I scripted it.   […]

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