Author Archives: Giovanni Giorgi

Mac Mini M1 Review

Ebbene sì, dopo oltre un anno dalla sua uscita, e nonostante la crisi imperante, ho deciso di acquistare un Mac Mini M1. Dopo anni di onoratissimo servizio (nonché modding con disco SSD rimpiazzato al posto del CDROM), il MacBook 2009 … Continue reading
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GPT-NeoX

GPT-NeoX-20B, a 20 billion parameter model trained in collaboration with CoreWeave. From https://www.eleuther.ai/ Refer to GitHub project for references We tried it in the playground and the model seems quite impressive. Sadly the model is very very big, so it seems … Continue reading
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Guerra per interposta nazione

Manzoni una volta riferendosi a Napoleone scrisse “Ai posteri l’ardua sentenza”. Allo stesso modo è impossibile ora fare riflessioni distaccate sulla guerra in Ucraina, con le atrocità, le violenze e i morti che toccano così da vicino i paesi Europei, … Continue reading
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Resistenza

La guerra: un massacro di gente che non si conosce, per gli interessi di gente che si conosce, ma non si massacra Paul Valéery (proiettato all’entrata dello IULM di Milano a Marzo 2022)   E’ oramai da quasi due mesi … Continue reading
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Mainim engine behind 3Blue1Brown videos

Manim is an animation engine for explanatory math videos. It’s used to create precise animations programmatically, as demonstrated in the videos of 3Blue1Brown.
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Bash Regular expression replace (regexp)

You can easily use bash to search-and-replace on variables… f="/home/alice/myfile.md" $ echo ${f//.md/.pdf} /home/alice/myfile.pdf $ echo ${f//alicee/bob} /home/alice/myfile.md $ echo ${f////-} -home-alice-myfile.md  
This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Unix swissknife
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Let PiHole play nice with docker-compose

When you run pihole in a docker container, it could be difficult to build images on the same docker daemon, because docker-compose cannot pass DNS request to another container during build, and normal dns resolution fixes won’t work. I solved … Continue reading
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