As I’ve said in previous blogs. Ultimately, my job as a Karaoke Jockey is a bit more abstract than I imagined it to be before I took the job. Ultimately my job is to make sure that people “have fun” and stick around and drink drinks. Sometimes, however, one person’s fun makes several other people … Read moreThe Subtle Mind-Games of a Saturday night Karaoke Host
After spending every night for 2 years singing (7 nights a week), and 1 year hosting Karaoke, I’ve learned a few things that were not entirely evident to me in the beginning. Overall, one of the things I have been pondering the most lately is just how abstract my job as a DJ is. My … Read moreKaraoke Truths, stuff I’ve learned as a KJ/DJ
This video is a rough demonstration of how a video might be generated from Music Lyric prompts using various techniques of AI coercion. It shows some of the promise, but also some of the challenges in attempting such a feat. Obvious benefits Some challenges.. Now here’s a AI interpretation of a book passage that is … Read moreExperiments with AI Video for Song Lyrics, Poetry, and Book Passages
In developing BigBigBook.com, I’m learning the hard way that there’s a reason every Karaoke book in every Karaoke dive bar you’ve ever been to is riddled with errors and is an utter mess… it’s because maintaining these books is REALLY hard. Way harder than I ever anticipated it being when I first set out to … Read moreProgress Report 11/7, Better multi-artist search and more
I have decided to take a Saturday night gig as a karaoke host at Minneapolis’s legendary 1029 Bar a.k.a. “The original smack shack”, a great little dive that serves mostly lobster. As a result I have turned my focus towards making bigbigbook.com a piece of a much larger puzzle featuring, all new, modern karaoke hosting … Read morelatest news
I work every day and night on BigBigBook.com. From the outside looking in you may not see that anything changes from day to day… but I assure you… under the hood there are many things happening all the time. The “search engine” is finally more or less complete… and is pretty forgiving when you don’t … Read moreData Science can be hard
Hey there! Chances are you’re here because you met me at a Karaoke club and I talked your ear off about this little website I’m building called BigBigBook.com! If so… thanks for reading the first few words of my first blog post! Hopefully you’ll make it to the end! What is BigBigBook.com? Well. In 2021, … Read moreBigBigbook.com First ever Developer Blog!