Author Archives: Robert S. Robbins

Implementing Matrix Multiplication Algorithms Discovered By DeepMind’s AlphaTensor

Last week there was a lot of excitement when DeepMind’s AlphaTensor discovered some new algorithms for doing matrix multiplication. Implementing these algorithms in Python should have been a trivial task but I could not find any source code. After a … Continue reading

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Reading Pagoda and Goggleworks

On Saturday, August 27, I made another trip to the Reading area. My goal on this trip was to see the famous Reading Pagoda and to check out the Goggleworks Center for the Arts. I have been wanting to do … Continue reading

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Reading Public Museum and West Reading Penn Avenue

This Saturday I finally made a trip to Reading PA. I have been meaning to explore this city for years, but put it off because it is a bit far to drive. Recently I have been doing research for a … Continue reading

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2022 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts

I debated with myself over whether to write a blog post about this trip, but I’ve decided it is worth while to document changes in attending the festival. I also want a record of the artists who caught my attention. … Continue reading

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Second Trip To Lititz

On Saturday May 21, 2022 I made my second trip to Lititz PA. I decided to make this trip because I wanted to take better photos. I was really disappointed with how my photos turned out during my vacation. My … Continue reading

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Lancaster Vacation – Day Three – Trip To Lititz

Having spent two days in downtown Lancaster my plan for the third day of my vacation was to drive to Lititz. This made me a little anxious because I had to leave the parking garage and find my way north. … Continue reading

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Lancaster Vacation – Day Two

My objective on the second day of my vacation was to take some photos of establishments and landmarks which I forgot on the first day and to visit some museums and other establishments. Unfortunately it was a very cloudy and … Continue reading

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Lancaster Vacation – Day One

I have not had a vacation since the pandemic began. But I finally completed a trip I was planning before the pandemic. I spent three days and nights in Lancaster PA. Since international travel might still be risky, I decided … Continue reading

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Studying React

I have not been keeping my blog up to date with the technology I am studying. I am currently focused on Solidity and smart contracts. Client applications for Solidity contracts are usually written in React, a front-end web application framework. … Continue reading

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5,000 Web Pages in Technology Notes

As I have been studying programming and technology in general, I have been recording what I have learned in my technology notes. I typically create a web page on a topic or to document a code snippet. This serves as … Continue reading

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Return Trip To Bellefonte

Now that most pandemic restrictions have been lifted I can continue to visit Pennsylvania’s cities and towns instead of state parks. Until international travel resumes this will have to do. On Saturday, July 31, 2021 I decided to visit Bellefonte … Continue reading

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Jim Thorpe in 2021

I have not been blogging about my travels. Although I was forced to stop making trips during the pandemic, I did continue to visit state parks. I visited a record number of state parks last year including most of those … Continue reading

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Williamsport Web Developer Finally Has Broadband

I have finally replaced my Verizon DSL service with Xfinity Performance Internet. I should have done this a long time ago. My download speed has gone from 0.73 megabytes per second to 18.2 megabytes per second and my upload speed … Continue reading

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How To Create A Non-Fungible Token On Rarible

I am now interested in non-fungible tokens as a way to market my digital art. I have been creating digital art using Processing, the computer programming language for creating art. The type of art you can create is mostly geometric … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence

I have been studying Artificial Intelligence since 2017. That is four years. And I have learned nothing. Well, that is not quite true. I have gotten pretty familiar with the terminology. However, after fours years of intense effort I still … Continue reading

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Turtle Graphics Spiral In C#

As another example of what you can do with graphics in C#, I decided to recreate a famous Turtle Graphics spiral design. I can’t find an official name for this classic design. I decided to call it Spiral of Circles. … Continue reading

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Converting A Processing Sketch To C#

I have invested a lot of time and effort into learning Processing. I mostly use the JavaScript version of Processing since I can then include working demos in my technology notes which are in the form of HTML files compiled … Continue reading

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Computer Science Research

I have not written a blog post in a long time but that does not mean I have not been working on my computer science skills. Actually I have significantly advanced my programming skills. I just have not taken the … Continue reading

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WWDBooks E-Commerce Site Shutting Down

I will be shutting down my demonstration Drupal E-Commerce web site, wwdbooks.com. This site was not getting any traffic. It has become an unnecessary expense. I will do my Search Engine Optimization research using my playwriting web site at http://robertsrobbins.com/.  … Continue reading

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DeepSpeech on the Jetson Nano

DeepSpeech is an open source speech recognition engine developed by Mozilla. It uses machine learning to convert speech to text. Since it relies on TensorFlow and Nvidia’s CUDA it is a natural choice for the Jetson Nano which was designed … Continue reading

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