Episode 2: M is for Makers, Music, and Machine Learning
M is for Makers, Music, and Machine Learning
Paul Cutler ( @prcutler)
Monday, October 10, 2022 Welcome
Welcome to The Bootloader, a bi-weekly podcast bringing you news, project updates, and product talk
from the tech and maker scenes. Paul and Tod will bring you three interesting things and chat about them for a few minutes each.
Full transcript available here. Show Notes Episode Intro
Paul - thank you and FullControl follow-up
PixelBlaze expression language (Tod #1) 1:45 Whisper OpenAI (Paul #1) 5:50 Blog post, paper and Google Colab example linked from their GitHub repository From OpenAI, who developed Dall-E Hackaday story Built with Python 3.9.9 and PyTorch 1.10.1 5 models from tiny size to large - the smaller the model, the faster it is and less memory needed but the fewer words it knows Trained on 680,000 hours of audio Benefits Accessibility! Transcription Translation MIT Licensed, people already building on top of it: Downsides Music generation in the browser (Tod #2) 11:03 PolyKeyboard (Paul #2) 16:41 Poly Keyboard with OLED keycaps) Keycap demo on Twitter Split keyboard design rp2040 powered Bring your own key switches and keycaps (the flex cable needs to fit though the RGB slit of the key switch) Compatibility chart for key switches available - needs 8.MM slit for the LED Needs a 3D printed stem OLED is custom with a flex cable Blog and Ko-Fi Samplebrain by Aphex Twin & Dave Griffiths (Tod #3) 21:27 Kevin McAleer and the Pikon (Paul #3) 23:48
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