After running for a while, an Ubuntu server tend to get bloated with… stuff. One particularly weird one is the disk usage of a bunch of /var/log/journal/* entries that hog a lot of space. In my case, 2GB. This is significant on a machine with just 20GB of space. You can see their disk usage… Continue reading Clean up harddrive space on Ubuntu Server with journalctl
Image generation with VQGAN + CLIP
I am blown away by VQGAN+CLIP, a pair of neural network architectures that can be used to generate images from text. When I wrote my previous post on “A game of AI telephone“, it was not clear to me yet how exciting this technology actually is. Or rather, I had not used the right text… Continue reading Image generation with VQGAN + CLIP
A game of (AI) telephone
Do you remember playing a game called “telephone” (or “Chinese Whispers”) as a kid? The game is simple: The first player comes up with a short sentence like “Alice and Bob walked to the bakery”. They then whisper this sentence to the second player, who then whispers to the third player etc. The fun part… Continue reading A game of (AI) telephone
Lyrics generator talk
As part of a recent talk I did about my now-quite-old lyrics generator, I used the opportunity to update the code a bit and share a few of the trained models, including the world famous Gene Lyrica One. Pre-trained lyrics generator models Source code for lyrics generator The new “rock” models have similar performance to… Continue reading Lyrics generator talk
I have used fasttext for language detection a few times, but I always seem to forget how to install and predict the language, so I created this little gist to remind myself of how to download, instantiate the model and predict the language of a piece of text.