• Software engineering practices Simon Willison

    Gergely Orosz started a Twitter conversation asking about recommended "software engineering practices" for development teams. (I really like his rejection of the term "best practices" here: I always f…

    Yesterday · 09:56
  • Weeknotes: Datasette Cloud preview invitations Simon Willison

    This week I finally started sending out invitations for people to try out the preview of the new Datasette Cloud, my SaaS offering for Datasette. The preview release includes the following features:…

    Two Days Ago · 17:05
  • A tool to run caption extraction against online videos using Whisper and GitHub Issues/Actions Simon Willison

    I released a new project this weekend, built during the Bellingcat Hackathon (I came second!) It's called Action Transcription and it's a tool for caturing captions and transcripts from online videos.…

    Three Days Ago · 18:56
  • Exploring 10m scraped Shutterstock videos used to train Meta's Make-A-Video text-to-video model Simon Willison

    Make-A-Video is a new "state-of-the-art AI system that generates videos from text" from Meta AI. It looks incredible - it really is DALL-E / Stable Diffusion for video. And it appears to have been tra…

    Three Days Ago · 13:31
  • EP2 launches next week Simon Collison

    Moss Garden single artwork. My second EP is ready and will be available for pre-order on Friday, 7th October, with two preview tracks on Bandcamp and one strea…

    Three Days Ago · 09:00
  • Dear Console,… Christian Heilmann

    The browser developer tools Console is so much more than a place to log your messages. It is a way for you to programatically access the currently shown document and window, read out values and change…

    Three Days Ago · 08:52
  • Encouragement Simon Collison

    Yesterday, I received wonderful encouragement from two friends about things that mean a lot to me. The first was from my friend, the project manager, for my wo…

    Four Days Ago · 15:00
  • This site’s type is now variable Elliot Jay Stocks

    I’ve been writing and editing a lot of content about variable fonts for Google Fonts Knowledge recently, so I figured it was high time my own website switched over to use the varia…

    Four Days Ago · 11:00
  • Introducing Curated QA WonderProxy

    We’re incredibly happy to introduce a resource for the software testing community! With Curated QA, we’re making it easier to find great videos on QA topics, and showcasing a great talk every week…

    Four Days Ago · 09:07