Testing Llama3 With LM Studio

MetaAI have just introduced Llama 3 to the world and the open source community is already putting it through its paces and pushing to find the limits of what it can produce. One fantastic tool which has made self hosted LLMs that rival paid services like ChatGPT and Claude possible is LM Studio. With version 0.2.20 they bough about support for llama 3 along with a GGUF quantized 8 billion parameter version of the model....

April 19, 2024 · 13 min · Tom
How to generate artwork With Stable Diffusion Webui

Generating Artwork With Stable Diffusion - April 2024 Edition

As I write this, my computer’s Nvidia RTX GPU is busy converting watts into fictional images of robots and given the current cost of electricity, I am asking myself if the results it is producing are worth the resources required to produce them. In the article I hope to demonstrate how I am using AUTOMATIC1111/stable-diffusion-webui and Mikubill/sd-webui-controlnet to generate some borderline “art”. If you are looking to skip ahead to certain section, you can jump ahead using the table of contents above....

April 16, 2024 · 15 min · Tom