Link Diary January 2024

SSL Checker

Facing challenges setting up SSL on your webserver?

Google/Bing Hacking

Querying Google for uninttentionally publicly available resources is quite fun.
Bing offers similar extended queries.

Fitting an image into a frame

<img src="..."/>
img {
  object-fit: cover;

Construct the URL to a Youtube Preview image


SD Prompt templates

For those struggeling creating prompt in StableDiffusion for specific styles, the SDXL Style Selector makes it easy.

Installed in Stable Diffusion UI, you just select the style.

See the sdxl_styles.json to see the prompt templates.

Video picks

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Value Stream Mapping

Figure out where in the value stream of a production waste occurs and then optimize the flow.

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Sorting algoriths with sound

Interesting to see the devide an conquer in action. Also the speed in comparison. Note the amount of lines per algorithm.

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Poor whites?

The values are so well-known to me.

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Does knowing the body count influence our behaviour?

Really interesting idea. Everyone knows everyones bodycount. The effects in relationship dynamics don't seem too odd. Has 4 parts.

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Color theory in LalaLand

I didn't realize it actively while watching. Wonder if it still helped to support the preceived story telling.

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Sleeping hard

It is actually good for the back to sleep on a hard surface.

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Downside of Visual programming

Instead of having versionable code, you put your creativity to the mercy of dataobjects and the developer maintaining them.

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New York Street Interview

She really talks while thinking and reflecting.

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Levant Mine Disaster

The story of a no longer existing mine under the ocean, death and inhumane mine management.

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Cola ingredient song

Surprisingly good. :)

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Travelling india is something else

I can relate. You cannot really prepare for the culture shock, the dirt and the poverty.

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Civilization VI orchestra

Just beautiful

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Draw a head

Simple method to draw a head from many angles.

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Proper cross hatching

A technique to create pencil images with more depth.

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VS Code PHP Profiling

Pretty easy to set up and run to discover bottlenecks and such.

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Functional Programming

Very nicely currated introduction to functional programming and how to use it in normal life even if you're not an "evangelist".


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