Technology opinions and digital photography

  • New hummingbirds

    New hummingbirds

    After a recent trip to Ecuado, I had the possibility of enriching my collection of hummingbirds. All my new hummingbirds are here: I love these small (or tiny, rather) birds. Colors, shiny feathers, high speed make them adorable and excellent subjects for photography. Truly fascinating…

  • Theme security for a WordPress site

    Theme security for a WordPress site

    It is a fact of life on the Internet that hackers are roaming continuously in search for a chance to apply their knowledge to abuse your web site. Recently, I had the occasion of noticing an opportunity that I should not have let happening on My web site is using WordPress as the “engine”…

  • Artificial Intelligence to upscale photographs

    Artificial Intelligence to upscale photographs

    Did you notice that I am interested with/attracted by Artificial Intelligence? Among various tests, here is a nice little resulting application for digital photographers. I finally found how to significantly (x4) increase the resolution of my photographic pictures (upscaling) without loss of details. An AI allowed me to recreate the “missing pixels” to build a…

  • Install LLAMA under Windows

    Install LLAMA under Windows

    I just wanted to start playing with something similar to ChatGPT. I have a Windows 10 PC based on Intel i9-13900K (so pretty much top of the line in terms of performance both for single core and for multicore) and 64 GB of DRAM (a bit over what most people have, but I understood from the…

  • Evolution to favor user privacy

    Evolution to favor user privacy

    After the recent information updates from CNIL and other European privacy-supporting public agencies (in Austria, in Italy, etc.), it was becoming clear that the use of Google Analytics to track visitor statistics on our web site was non-compliant with parts of the requirements of GDPR (specifically but not only, because Google data is stored in…

  • Alphabet evolution and hyphens

    Alphabet evolution and hyphens

    Thanks to very interesting (and very simple) web site of Paul Hsieh GeekPress, I want to share today with you two little gems about English scripture. You certainly knew that the alphabet we use (A to Z) has not always existed. You may have suspected that it was evoving in time from older scripts. Matt…

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