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Simon Willison: TIL

Things I've learned, collected in simonw/til.

  • By Simon Willison
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly one post per week
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Posts per month

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
Oct 2022 4
Nov 2022 14
Dec 2022 8
Jan 2023 12
Feb 2023 8
Mar 2023 13
Apr 2023 13
May 2023 7
Jun 2023 11
Jul 2023 12
Aug 2023 19
Sep 2023 11
Oct 2023 4
Nov 2023 4

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Cryptography in Pyodide
Today I was evaluating if the Python cryptography package was a sensible depedency for one of my projects. It's clearly the most responsible package to use for implementing encryption in Python, but I was nervous …
On , by Simon Willison, 444 words
Running pip install '.[docs]' on ReadTheDocs
I decided to use ReadTheDocs for my in-development datasette-enrichments project. Previously when I've used ReadTheDocs I've had a docs/ folder in my project with its own docs/requirements.txt file containing the requirements. For this project I …
On , by Simon Willison, 153 words
Cloning my voice with ElevenLabs
Charlie Holtz published an astonishing demo today, where he hooked together GPT-Vision and a text-to-speech model trained on his own voice to produce a video of Sir David Attenborough narrating his life as observed through …
On , by Simon Willison, 700 words