The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 17) – Where we are and trying Stable Diffusion

Busy times You may have noticed that some time has passed since my last update on our micro business www.usmalbilder.ch. There were just so many things going on and the project was live, so I had to reprioritize some topics. How does it go? It is already a bit late but I have been thinking… Continue reading The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 17) – Where we are and trying Stable Diffusion

The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 16) – Good News on SEO

Just a super short update! Our latest changes to www.usmalbilder.ch resulted in successful indexing of all our coloring pages! When someone is searching for a coloring picture, there is now a chance they land on our website. Le’ts try this out on Google! Cool, the third result is from usmalbilder.ch! What now? We have now… Continue reading The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 16) – Good News on SEO

The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 15) – Using AI Models

So far, we have been using AI services like ChatGPT and Midjourney to help us with content creation. But there is still a lot of manual work involved in adding new coloring pages: We don’t mind the work involved using Midjourney. It’s OK to review the generated images, maybe refine them and then select the… Continue reading The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 15) – Using AI Models

The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 14) – Even more on SEO and some new AI stuff

It has been a while since my last blog post. To be honest we have been waiting until Google and co properly index all our images. Without too much success, until we found out that manually submitting URLs seemed to work better. We don’t really know how the crawler works, but we found that some… Continue reading The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 14) – Even more on SEO and some new AI stuff

The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 13) – More SEO

Unfortunately, we are still not able to show ads on our website. Our assumption is, that we first need to get the website properly indexed again by Google. In the meantime, we have created a few new coloring pages, especially the mandala style looks pretty cool. Thank you for the tipp with the mandalas, you… Continue reading The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 13) – More SEO

The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 11) – Adding Ads & Refactoring

Welcome back to our micro business experiment, where we are using a lot of AI to help us coding, generate content and more! Ads First of all an update on the ads. The review process took longer than I would have expected and the result is negative. Unfortunately, there isn’t much information on what is… Continue reading The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 11) – Adding Ads & Refactoring

The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 9)

Today, we assessed the current engagement with our website, and it comes as no surprise that we don’t have a significant amount of traffic yet. We will need to employ more SEO techniques. However, one issue we noticed is the lack of an overview of image downloads. Currently, our website only provides a direct download… Continue reading The Future is Here: Exploring the Possibilities of Doing Business with AI (Part 9)

File I/O with COBOL

Welcome back to my blog! In the previous post, we covered how to set up the environment for COBOL. Now that we have everything up and running, it’s time to dive deeper into the world of programming and learn about an essential concept – file I/O. In this post, we will be focusing on how… Continue reading File I/O with COBOL

Learning COBOL

COBOL is an older programming language that was released in 1959 with a focus on readability and ease of use for non-technical individuals. It quickly gained widespread use in the business world, with millions of lines of code still in production today. Over 20 years ago, I learned PL/1, a high-level programming language commonly used… Continue reading Learning COBOL