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"Badness 0", a suckerpinch/tom7 video dive into typesetting, LLMs, and Donald Knuth

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    Zorind
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    If you've seen a Suckerpinch/Tom7 video before, you're in for a treat. If you haven't, you're also in for a treat, because then you get to explore all of his other videos. Full of humor,...

    If you've seen a Suckerpinch/Tom7 video before, you're in for a treat. If you haven't, you're also in for a treat, because then you get to explore all of his other videos. Full of humor, persnicketiness, and everything I love about a suckerpinch video.

    11 votes
    1. krellor
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      That was a treat; thank you!

      That was a treat; thank you!

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  2. skybrian
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    If you’d prefer to read the paper, it’s here. To summarize for the confused: For fun, he wrote a typesetting system that uses an LLM to paraphrase the text of a paper so that it typesets better....

    If you’d prefer to read the paper, it’s here.

    To summarize for the confused: For fun, he wrote a typesetting system that uses an LLM to paraphrase the text of a paper so that it typesets better. This is for SIGBOVIK, an annual satirical computer science conference. (Compare with the IG Nobel prize.)

    (That’s leaving out the jokes, though.)

    10 votes
  3. fxgn
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    suckerpinch is such an underrated channel. It's insane how this dude wrote a fully custom typesetting system with crazy features AND made a very funny and entertaining video about it, and it only...

    suckerpinch is such an underrated channel. It's insane how this dude wrote a fully custom typesetting system with crazy features AND made a very funny and entertaining video about it, and it only has 60K views so far.

    4 votes