Author: Frank

#DataScientist, #DataEngineer, Blogger, Vlogger, Podcaster at http://DataDriven.tv . Back @Microsoft to help customers leverage #AI Opinions mine. #武當派 fan. I blog to help you become a better data scientist/ML engineer Opinions are mine. All mine.
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The Unraveling of Empire: Empire Darknet Market Admins Arrested

In the shadowy corridors of the internet, where anonymity reigns and the untraceable currency flows like water, the fall of Empire Market has unfolded like a modern-day digital tragedy. The recent arrest of Thomas Pavey and Rahee Hamilton, the alleged architects behind one of the largest darknet markets in history, marks a significant chapter in […]

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Hardware Interesting

The Magic Behind Multitasking: A Dive into Memory Paging

Have you ever paused to marvel at how effortlessly your computer juggles multiple tasks? From browsing the web, editing a document, to streaming your favorite show, it’s a seamless dance of digital multitasking we often take for granted. Yet, beneath this smooth operation lies a complex ballet of computing mechanisms, with memory paging playing the […]

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AI Data Driven Startups

Aviad Harell’s Insights on Tech, AI, and Venture Capital

In this exciting episode, Frank La Vigne and Andy Leonard sit down with Aviad Harell, managing partner at Team 8, to explore the transformative power of technology in today’s business landscape. Aviad shares his mission to eliminate day-to-day bureaucracy and leverages technology to automate processes, drawing from his vast experience in the tech industry. Beyond […]

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AI Generative AI Large Language Models

Uncovering the Secrets Behind 1 MILLION Token Context LLaMA 3: An Interview

Matthew Berman interviews Leo Pekelis, Chief Scientist at Gradient. In generative artificial intelligence, the quest for more sophisticated and capable language models has led to a remarkable breakthrough: the expansion of context windows to a staggering one million tokens. This development, spearheaded by Leo Pelis and his team at Gradient, represents a significant leap forward […]

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Interesting Quantum Computing Science

Experimental Evidence No One Expected! Is Human Consciousness Quantum After All?

Where the boundaries of physics, biology, and philosophy blur, lies a question that has puzzled thinkers for centuries: What is consciousness? This elusive phenomenon, familiar to each of us yet so difficult to define, has recently been thrust into the limelight of scientific exploration once again, thanks to a groundbreaking study that might just tilt […]

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Quantum Computing

Quantum Explained

In explaining quantum technology, professor of physics and director of the MIT Center for Quantum Computing, Will Oliver cites MIT’s interdisciplinarity as a key component in developing these technologies. The promise of Quantum 2.0 is vast. We stand on the brink of a new era in computing, one that could redefine how we solve some […]

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AI Generative AI Large Language Models

The Quest for a Unified Language Agent: Unveiling Husky

The pursuit of creating machines that can understand and interact with the world in a manner akin to human intelligence remains a tantalizing goal. Enter Husky, a project that stands at the forefront of this ambitious journey. Husky is not just another addition to the burgeoning field of language models; it represents a significant leap […]

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AI Generative AI Large Language Models

The Curious Case of the $1 SUV and the Chatbot

Imagine walking into a car dealership, confidently approaching a salesperson, and declaring, “I’d like to buy a new SUV for $1.” You’d expect laughter, a polite refusal, or perhaps a quick escort to the exit. Yet, in the digital realm of chatbots and AI-driven customer service, such a scenario unfolded not with a human, but […]

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Current Events Privacy

Does Adobe own your Photoshop content?

When a tech controversy reaches the mainstream media, then you know that something big is going on. Not to be content with angering their long term creative customers, Adobe has managed to anger lawyers, who rely on Adobe Acrobat and PDF related solutions to run their practices more efficiently. And, after spending the last 15 […]

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Python

The Art of Semantic Search in Django: A Journey with Postgres and pgvector

Here’s a video of a conference talk about semantic search with Django, PostgreSQL, and pgvector presented by Paolo Melchiorre at POSETTE: An Event for Postgres 2024. Artificial intelligence is now a required functionality in many fields, and we often find ourselves needing to add to existing projects. The first problem to face is that of […]

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