Amazon's Top 100 Selling GIGAZINE Article Ranking 2023 Second Half Summary


Thomas Hawk

The top image is the central reading room of the New York Public Library Main Branch in Manhattan, New York City, USA.

Construction of the New York City Public Library Main Building began in the late 1890s and was completed in 1911. The facade of the marble building is decorated with gorgeous decorations, and the interior also has a magnificent reading room and art exhibition room, making it a famous tourist destination. Due to its gorgeous appearance, it has appeared in various video works such as the TV drama `` Sex and the City '' and the movies `` The Day After Tomorrow '' and ``Ghostbusters .''

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GIGAZINE releases various manga, books, and articles as e-books not only on the website but also on Amazon's Kindle store. All e-books are eligible for Kindle Unlimited , so Kindle Unlimited users can read them for free. This time, we have compiled the ``Top 100 Most Read Articles in the Second Half of 2023'' in a ranking format, targeting books that have been digitized from GIGAZINE articles.

◆1: “11 books you should read” recommended by Elon Musk

◆2: Interview with Shogo Sugitani [Human Plastic Model], the original author of 'Movie Lover Ponpo-san,' whose 'specialty is drawing an entire book at a time rather than serialization.'

◆3: ``The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom'', which allows you to explore not only the land of Hyrule but also the sky and underground, is attractive for its ``degree of freedom that far exceeds the previous work'' and ``the fun of creating'' on Nintendo Switch.

◆4: ``21 must-read books'' listed by investment god Warren Buffett

◆5: I tried a combination technique of 'ControlNet' & 'Stable Diffusion' that quickly generates your favorite illustration images by specifying the pose and composition.Review

◆6: Summary of how to use 'img2img' which automatically generates an image with a composition and color similar to the original image using the image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion web UI (AUTOMATIC1111 version)' or changes only a specified part

◆7: What kind of textbooks and lecture videos are good for learning computer science without going to university?

◆8: Interview with original author Yasuhiro Naito and director Kenji Muto about the anime ``TRIGUN STAMPEDE'', ``Trigun'' is ``boosted, refined, concentrated, and then not reduced''

◆9: Interview with Yusaku Matsumoto, director of the movie “Winny,” depicting Isamu Kaneko, the developer who created that file sharing software

◆10: An interview with director Takayuki Hirao of the animated film 'Movie Love Ponpo-san,' how did he make a work in which 'a minority takes revenge on the majority' in a way that would reach the majority?

◆11: We thoroughly verified the performance of GoPro HERO11 Black's 'super strong image stabilization' and 'function to keep it level no matter what'

◆12: Google now supports 'passkey' that allows you to log in without a password, so I tried it on an iPhone and Android smartphone

◆13: How to use 'CLIP interrogator' which can disassemble and display what kind of prompt/spell it was from an image automatically generated by image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion'

◆14: 'Godzilla SP [Singular Point]' Series composition/Enjoto interview, how did you create Godzilla's first 13-episode structure?

◆15: Review of “Pomera DM250” which is lightweight and compact, allows you to start writing immediately after opening, and allows you to easily share files with your smartphone

◆16: An interview with Yoshinobu Akita, the author of 'Magician Orphen Hagure Tabi', where we dug deep to find out anecdotes related to the new anime and writing for the 25th anniversary of the series.

◆17: Summary of how to use 'NMKD Stable Diffusion GUI', which allows you to easily install the free image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' on Windows, and easily understand the tips for spell settings and image generation

◆18: I took various pictures with the Xperia 1 V, which is said to be capable of shooting as well as a digital camera equipped with a full-size sensor.

◆19: Interview with director Mitsuo Iso about the anime “Extraterrestrial Boys and Girls”, creating a work that focuses on “how immersive you can be”

◆20 Thorough examination of the camera performance of 'Pixel 7a', which is 20,000 yen cheaper than 'Pixel 7', there are few noticeable weaknesses, and the high cost performance that beats Pixel 7 in wide-angle shooting is attractive

◆21: Stable Diffusion version of ``MagicPrompt'' that allows you to easily automatically create multiple prompts and spells in one go just by telling the image generation AI ``Stable Diffusion'' the content you want to draw in text.

◆22: Review of “Koemake RVC Player”, an AI voice changer that is free and can convert audio in real time

◆23: 99 “reading lists” recommended by Alan Kay, the “father of personal computing”

◆24: How to remove the 18+ safety filter of image generation AI “Stable Diffusion”

◆25: Summary of how to introduce “Stable Diffusion web UI” which allows you to build an execution environment for image generation AI “Stable Diffusion” on Windows for free

◆26: Interview with Shiro Yamazaki, subtitle science supervisor for the movie ``TENET'', what are the key points to enjoy the movie?

◆27: The world's only Godzilla museum, where more than 100 monsters await, is a space where you can feel the history of special effects movies firsthand

◆28: Amazon's reviews of girls' school swimsuits are outrageous in a way.

◆29: Google's genuine Android smartphone 'Pixel 7a', which can be purchased in the 60,000 yen range, has a modest protrusion on the rear camera bar, making it easier to hold

◆30: Image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' can operate even on 4GB GPU & how to install 'Stable Diffusion web UI (AUTOMATIC1111 version)', the definitive edition that allows you to easily run various functions such as learning your own patterns on Google Colabo and Windows summary

◆31: I created a workflow to ``output website titles and URLs obtained via RSS to Google Spreadsheet'' using ``n8n,'' which can automate multiple applications by linking them together like IFTTT and Zapier.

◆32: Summary of how to use image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' for free and without waiting time even on low-spec PCs

◆33: Summary of installation and usage of ``layerdivider'', a useful tool that uses AI to automatically divide illustrations into color-based layers and read them in Photoshop or Crysta for free.

◆34: ``Web LLM'' that allows you to run chat AI only with the browser's WebGPU and use Japanese, here's how to actually try it out

◆35: Summary of the 2022 Ig Nobel Prize winners, which are awarded for interesting and thought-provoking research, and the 16th consecutive Japanese to receive the award

◆36: How to run image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' on Google Colaboratory and save images to Google Drive

◆37: “The Era of Space Battleship Yamato: The Choice of 2202 A.D.” Director Atsunori Sato interview, “Fleet Assembly” scene BGM revived with new recording to recreate the experience of the old series

◆38: A new feature that allows AI to generate a workflow just by entering text into Zapier has appeared, I actually tried it out

◆39: ``Diffusion Bee'' has appeared, which allows you to run the AI ``Stable Diffusion'' that can generate your favorite images very easily in the macOS environment, so I tried using it.

◆40: ``The Ai Art'' where you can see with your eyes, ``What should I write to reproduce that composition and atmosphere with Stable Diffusion?''

◆41: A plugin has been released that allows you to use the image generation AI “Stable Diffusion” in Photoshop, so I tried using it.

◆42: Bill Gates announces “5 books you should read in summer 2021”

◆43: A review of 'tofu skin' that can be used as noodles but is extremely low in carbohydrates, and I tried to find out the difference between the amazing low-carbohydrate noodles and dried tofu

◆44: Finally, a plug-in that runs the image generation AI “Stable Diffusion” in “CLIP STUDIO PAINT” has appeared

◆45: Game 'Gandalf' where you interrogate the chat AI and make it confess the password

◆46: “Attention Viz” which visualizes “Attention” which is the basis of conversational AI such as ChatGPT

◆47: An interview with Mari Motohashi, who was in charge of storyboarding and directing the first episode of the anime 'Don't Mess with Eizouken!', impressively brings out Asakusa's personality through the action of eating zunda mochi

◆48: Experience report of the attraction “Godzilla Interception Operation - National Godzilla Awaji Island Research Center” where you will be swallowed whole by a life-sized Godzilla with a total length of 120 meters

◆49: I tried using 'stable-diffusion-videos' which can create movies with image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion'

◆50: An interview about the beautiful girl x mecha anime “Armor Musume Senki” created by the staff with the soul of robot anime

◆51: Actual review of 'Google Pixel Fold' that can display two screens on one display, impression that it is a 'tablet that can be folded in two' rather than a folding smartphone

◆52: A dense work that condenses 52 anime episodes into 120 minutes 'The era called 'Space Battleship Yamato' Choice of 2202 AD' Interview with Harutoshi Fukui & Yuka Minagawa, What is the working style of 'Astro Warrior'?

◆53: How to run image generation AI “Stable Diffusion” locally on M1-equipped Mac

◆54: Review of HP gaming notebook PC “Victus 16” with “Ryzen 7”, “RTX 3060” and “144Hz display” under 150,000 yen

◆55: I actually bought and tried Costco's Osechi 'Ginza Romaiya Western Style Osechi Three-Dan Heavy Costco Original' to see what it looks like.

◆56: 'Don't mess with Eizouken!' Original author Sumitomo Odo interview, 'I didn't mind if the three main characters were different' in the anime.

◆57: I tried customizing 'Loupedeck Live S', a device that speeds up PC work by calling shortcuts and macros with a single button

◆58: Interview with Hiroyuki Seshita, general director of the anime “Levius,” exploding his desire to move American comics and bande dessinée

◆59: Interview with Nobuyuki Fukumoto, the original author and screenwriter of 'Kaiji Final Game', a master storyteller who continues to create stories at a pace faster than weekly and who says he can 'survive even a thousand and one nights'

◆60: An open source plugin has been released that allows you to use the image generation AI “Stable Diffusion” with Krita

◆61: You can see at a glance what kind of difference there is when changing prompts, spells, and parameters using the image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' 'Prompt matrix' and 'X/Y plot' with 'Stable Diffusion web UI (AUTOMATIC1111 version)' Summary of how to use

◆62: Summary of how to use the free plugin “Auto-Photoshop-StableDiffusion-Plugin” that allows you to quickly use image generation AI in Photoshop

◆63: Image generation AI 'DALL・E' is now available for anyone to use, so we have summarized the registration procedure and how to use it.

◆64: Basic usage of 'Stable Diffusion web UI (AUTOMATIC 1111 version)' that makes it easy to use 'GFPGAN' which can clean the face that tends to collapse with image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion'

◆65: 5 books that Bill Gates says “made me reconsider my thinking”

◆66: Movie ``Resident Evil: Death Island'' Interview with director Eiichiro Hasumi, screenwriter Makoto Fukami, and supervisor Masao Kawada, how was a work with five main characters made?

◆67: Interview with Fuuga Yamashiro, who was in charge of storyboarding and directing the 4th episode of 'Don't Mess with Eizouken!', who divides the movies he sees into frames and uses them as materials for his own production.

◆68: 'Lupin the Third VS Cat's Eye' Interview with director Hiroyuki Seshita and director Koufumi Shizuno, how was the meeting of the century between the two major titles created?

◆69: YouTube original animation 'Pole Princess!!' Interview with director Hitomi Ezoe & 3DCG Yoshihiro Otobe, realizing the visualization of pole dancing with the evolution of motion capture technology

◆70: Interview with director Keishi Otomo of ``Rurouni Kenshin: The Final Chapter'', how he approached the series' final two-part series.

◆71: Review of the official benchmark tool 'STREET FIGHTER 6 Benchmark Tool' that allows you to evaluate PC performance and fine-tune settings while watching the Street Fighter 6 game screen

◆72: Hideo Kojima, director of “Death Stranding” who is also known as a movie buff, announces the top 10 movies he watched in 2019

◆73: What improvements has “NovelAI”, which is popular for its ability to generate ultra-high precision illustrations, made to the original Stable Diffusion?

◆74: 'stable_diffusion.openvino' that can run the image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' even on Intel CPUs has appeared, and anyone can download it

◆75: '5000 Best Movies' ranking of the top 5000 best movies

◆76: Review of ``Drebooth Gui'' which allows you to easily use ``Dream Booth'' which can additionally learn picture patterns and painting styles from just a few illustrations on image generation AI ``Stable Diffusion''

◆77: The Berlin State Library's digital collection is full of public domain images.

◆78: Interview with Kenichiro Tojo and Kazuki Makimura, the developers of the electric tricycle 'Nosuris', we asked them about the secret story behind the birth of Nosuris and future developments.

◆79: Stage greeting report commemorating the release of the animated movie “Hula Hula Dance” by Haruka Fukuhara and General Director Seiji Mizushima

◆80: I connected the Synology-manufactured IP camera 'BC500', which allows you to operate a surveillance camera without a monthly usage fee, to Synology's NAS and set it up for actual use.

◆81: Free image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' can be easily installed and used on Windows even by beginners & 'Artroom Stable Diffusion' compatible with img2img Summary of usage

◆82: Summary of how to use model data “Waifu-Diffusion” specialized for drawing illustrations with image generation AI “Stable Diffusion”

◆83: I tried the artificial meat ``Beyond Meat'' burger that does not use animal meat but has the flavor of dripping meat.

◆84: Steps to create an account for 'Bluesky' & review of what it looks like when you actually use it, it's very similar to Twitter, so it's a great place to transfer or move

◆85: Interview with director Keishi Otomo and action director Kenji Tanigaki of “Rurouni Kenshin Final Chapter The Final/The Beginning”, the first collaboration in 5 years to deeply color the work

◆86: I tried using 'Stable Diffusion UI', which allows you to easily install an environment on Windows that allows you to run the image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' using only the CPU

◆87: Interview with Eiji Suganuma, director of the anime “Lupin the Third Part 6”, aiming for the visual expression required by the scenario

◆88: Image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' can be installed in Windows environment with one button & 'NMKD Stable Diffusion GUI' that can be operated with GUI is finally available

◆89: An interview with Takahide Hori, the self-taught director who created the movie ``JUNK HEAD.'' What is the path that this multi-tasking creator of painting, dolls, accessories, and interior design has taken?

◆90: I actually ate it to see if 'Zenbu Noodles' whose raw material is 100% 'beans' is pasta or what kind.

◆91: “5 memorable books read in 2021” selected by Bill Gates

◆92: Introducing 'Web Stable Diffusion', an image generation AI Stable Diffusion that can be operated from a browser without the need to install it.

◆93: I saw the world's first DMV that can run on both tracks and roads on the Asa Kaigan Railway

◆94: I tried taking photos with Google's first genuine folding smartphone 'Google Pixel Fold' review

◆95: Bill Gates announces ``the best book I've read in the last 10 years'' and what is his ``eternal favorite''?

◆96: To become a top-notch programmer, the ``30,000 hour rule'' is applied, not the ``10,000 hour rule.''

◆97: I tried using 'Microsoft Designer' which allows you to easily create posters and cards with the help of AI

◆98: Summary of how to use 'promptoMANIA' which allows you to easily add parameters to spell-like strings that can be used with image generation AI 'Stable Diffusion' and 'Midjourney'

◆99: How many hours can you enjoy 4K videos from YouTube on the large screen that opens up with Google Pixel Fold?

◆100: What are the 10 points for writing 'good code'?

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