Whisper is a great tool to transcribe audio, it however has some drawbacks. Namely the large model is just too big to fit in a simple commercial GPU’s video RAM and it is painfully slow on simple CPUs. This is where quantization comes in the picture. In my previous article, I have already covered the… Read More Running whisper.cpp on Windows
Speech recognition technology has taken great leaps in recent years thanks to advances in deep learning. In this post, learn how to leverage these advances by using the Whisper speech recognition library together with a GPU for fast, accurate transcriptions. Discover how to install Whisper and its dependencies like the Nvidia CUDA toolkit. See code examples for running GPU-accelerated speech recognition on your own audio files. The parallel processing power of your graphics card can slash transcription time while maintaining accuracy. Harness the power of deep learning and GPUs for state-of-the-art speech-to-text!… Read More Accelerating Speech Recognition with Whisper and GPUs on Windows 11
If you are using a cheap camera, sports camera or CCTV with wide FOV, you will likely see a distortion on the sides of the image. Advanced driver software may correct this however you may just end up like me and see, the manufacturer’s attempt to fix the issue backfires ending up in asymmetrical correction… Read More Asymmetric Fisheye correction for OBS studio
Cameras refocusing during meetings are annoying. It happens with high-end and low-end webcams, but why? This article describes how to deal with this problem.… Read More How to fix webcam autozooming?
I hate email spam and not just receiving but sending it, especially if it involves my own mail server. I’ve noticed in the recent weeks, that the amount of mail log produced on my mail server is at an all time high. Upon investigation it showed these are the result of unsuccessful login attempts. So… Read More Automatic SMTP blacklisting
I have a confession to make. I don’t like what Oracle is doing with the IP they get their hands on. This is just one of those times when it’s easly shown why. FreeplaneGTD has gone over several stages in the past years. It started off as a spin-off of a long abandoned project, that… Read More FreeplaneGTD 3.0 – Back to school
I decided to pass my trusty old computer down to my son. Before doing so I decided it needs some cleaning up. It was mostly used for running in Linux in the past years, and Windows 10 was installed just in case. A tiny issue with it, that there is something fishy with this pre-windows… Read More Saga of Installing Windows on Acer TravelMate 8473
I have a quite old Telos Vega S95 tv box running Ugoos AM1 firmware.When attaching a gamepad it turned out it doesn’t support the joypad modules out-of-the box. I have a Dragonrise Generic USB and a Chinese clone of the Sony PS2 controller.
I’ve recently received some donations from the users of the addon. It’s always great to see others find my work useful. Upping my spirits I’ve decided to take a look at further possible enhancements. Looking at the forks of the addon I found Alex implemented some great features for the 1.9 branch, that could be… Read More Plans for the next FreeplaneGTD version
Starting this release the window several features were added to support side by side usage. The position of the task list can be saved, so if it’s closed it will open on the last screen position and use the same size. The window no longer closes when selecting a task, so it’s useful for navigation in the map. Task parsing, editing, archiving will refresh the task window straight away.… Read More FreeplaneGTD v2.0.0 released