Automated transcripts from video with Whisper(.cpp)

I tend to be something of a digital packrat. If there’s interesting data somewhere, I’ll collect it just in case I want to do something with it.

Helpful? Usually not. But it does lead to some interesting scripts.

In this case, I have a site that hosts videos. I want to download those videos and get a text based transcription of them. With new AI tools, that shouldn’t be hard at all. Let’s give it a try!


Genuary 2023.14: Asemic Writing


Spend a month making one beautiful thing per day, given a bunch of prompts. A month late, but as they say, ’the second best time is now'.

Let’s do it!

14) Asemic writing

Wikipedia: Asemic writing

Use the same Wikipedia code as yesterday to get a random page, render each word as a line that meanders based on the letters of the word. Shiny. 😄