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I promise I won't update it very often. Again.

John

Morning in Spring: AI Inspiration & Workflow

I've been having a blast using my computer to randomly generate images.  A new use I've found for "AI art" is as a source of inspiration.  About a week ago I went down a rabbit hole that ended up with me learning a bunch of other tools so that I could execute an idea that I wouldn't have had otherwise.

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California, Spring 2023

Another visit to California! This time I did not go to Sequoia.  Don't worry, my friends, I still saw some redwood trees.  We had back-to-back jobs, first in San Diego, then in San Jose.  SK and I spent the weekend between jobs at a 76er's game, Point Reyes, and John Muir Woods.

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John

Sequoia 2022

Celebrating the second anniversary of my 40th birthday, although it kind of turned into "Jen's Eating Tour of California".

I think it's well-documented that Sequoia National Park is my favorite place on Earth. It's calm, quiet, and somewhat remote. We had originally planned to go to there for my 40th birthday, but COVID scuttled those plans. But now I returned, family in tow, to finally get the birthday trip I so richly deserved.

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New Blog Time

I started my first web page in 1998, and the web has evolved a lot since then.  My first few sites were all handwritten HTML/CSS, first using Notepad, then HomeSite (which became an IDE for the ColdFusion markup language).  At Penn State I used a…

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