Day: July 7, 2024

AI Generative AI Large Language Models

Intro to RAG for AI (Retrieval Augmented Generation)

Certain concepts, though immensely powerful, remain shrouded in a veil of misunderstanding. One such concept is Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG), a term that might sound like something straight out of a sci-fi novel but is, in reality, a cornerstone of modern AI development. Thanks to Pinecone’s sponsorship and their remarkable vector database product, we have a […]

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Interesting Microsoft

How Active Directory is Used at work in the Real world: Best Practice and tips

certain tools and systems form the bedrock upon which modern enterprises stand. Among these, Active Directory (AD) is a cornerstone, a silent sentinel managing the digital identities and relationships that keep the corporate world spinning. Yet, for those newly initiated into the world of IT, Active Directory can seem like a labyrinthine puzzle, a complex […]

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The Hidden Danger: How UEFI Malware Can Compromise Your PC

In this video, Mental Outlaw discusses the UEFICanIHazBufferOverFlow bug (CVE-2024-0762) and other UEFI/BIOS malware threats as well as how to avoid them. The crux of the matter is that most people don’t even keep their system’s firmware updated, leaving a gaping window through which exploits can wreak havoc for years after their discovery and patching […]

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AI Research

Envisioning the Future of Computing Prize 2024: Sadie Zacharek

This video is from MIT Schwarzman College of Computing. Sadie Zacharek, a PhD candidate in the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, presents her idea for a predictive model for mental health precision medicine. For some baffling reason, MIT has turned off playing videos on websites other than YouTube. Despite this, I think the […]

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AI GameDev

Creating Gaming Wonders: Claude 5 Sonnet’s INCREDIBLE Coding Ability in Javascript and React

The tech world is abuzz with the latest breakthrough: Claude 3.5. This isn’t just another incremental update; it’s a leap forward that’s reshaping our understanding of what’s possible in coding, animation, and beyond. For those of us who’ve been tinkering with technology, waiting for something truly revolutionary, Claude 3.5 feels like a watershed moment. It’s […]

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AI Generative AI Large Language Models Open Source Red Hat

What is the InstructLab community project?

InstructLab is an open source project for enhancing large language models (LLMs). At its core, InstructLab is about breaking down barriers. It introduces a workflow that allows anyone in the community to contribute knowledge or skills, which are then woven together into a comprehensive model. This approach shifts the power dynamics in AI development from […]

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Trying Windows 11 “Government Edition”

At first glance, the idea of a government-specific version of an operating system might seem peculiar. Why would a government need its own version? The answer, as with many things in the realm of geopolitics, is layered and complex. Antivirus programs, by their very nature, collect signatures of new files they encounter. This automatic sample […]

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AI Open Source Red Hat

How to Join the InstructLab community

In the realm of artificial intelligence (AI), there’s a common misconception that only those with a deep understanding of machine learning algorithms or coding prowess can contribute meaningfully. However, the landscape is changing, and the emergence of platforms like InstructLab is a testament to this shift. InstructLab is not just another repository; it’s a beacon […]

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AI Python

Learn Python in 7 Days with ChatGPT, Here’s How

The beauty of Python lies in its simplicity and intuitiveness. For someone who had never coded before, Chad GPT’s structured approach demystified programming concepts. Variables, for instance, were introduced as “boxes” that hold values—a simple yet effective analogy. By engaging with action steps, I wasn’t just passively absorbing information; I was applying it. Creating variables […]

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