Welcome to the personal website of Keith Ott. Here you'll find my ramblings and tutorials on software development, as well as a collection of side projects I've worked on throughout the years.

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Testing Stable Diffusion

Generate images of whatever you can dream up with stable diffusion

I decided to investigate Stable Diffusion. Stable Diffusion is an AI model that takes text input and turns it into an image. You’ve probably seen it in the news; John Oliver even had an episode about it.

It turns out it’s incredibly easy to install on a Windows PC with this installer: https://stable-diffusion-ui.github.io/ Just run the installer and it’ll download all the dependencies, the model, and launch a web UI for you to work with.

New Game in Progress: Tic-Tac-Toe

Play Tic Tac Toe against a human or the computer in this early release game

It’s been a bit since I updated this blog, so I figured I’d post about my new in-progress project, Tic Tac Toe.

New Web App: Simple Stock Ticker

Check stock prices with this React web app

Simple Stock Ticker is a React-based web app that calls a .NET Core Web API, which ultimately pulls data from an open API. It allows you to see the latest price of a stock and some basic information about a company. Download the source code or view the demo here.

I Tried Google Stadia

Is this the future of gaming?

Google Stadia is offering a two month free trial of their Pro service, so I decided to give it a spin. For what’s sold as a hardcode gaming platform, in reality it’s a half baked solution in search of a problem.

How to Move a Window that's Off your Windows Desktop

A cool trick to move a window back to your desktop

Microsoft Windows has had a weird bug for years; sometimes, when you remote into a computer or unplug a monitor, one of your windows will get hidden off the screen and you’ll be unable to resize or move it. Here’s a simple trick I’ve been using for years to get those hidden windows back onto my desktop.