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Security

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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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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Containers

Introduction to Portainer

Neil Cresswell, CEO/CTO of Portainer.oi, joins Frank Boucher to talk about Portainer Community Edition (CE). Learn how this lightweight platform for containerized applications helps you managing your Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes and Azure Container Instance (ACI) environments.

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AI Ethics Generative AI

Is Adobe Really AI Training on Your Private Files?

Brad Colbow talks about the recent Adobe licensing controversy.

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AI Ethics

The Funny Side of Artificial Intelligence: How It Mastered the Art of Lying

This video is from Sabine Hossenfelder. We just saw another open letter about the risks of artificial intelligence, calling for more regulation. Justified or not, AI worry is making some people’s life miserable. Are concerns that AI will lead to humanity’s extinction overblown or not talked about enough? A recent review paper about AI learning […]

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AI Apple

The Evolution of Intelligence: Apple’s Leap into AI

Apple’s recent foray into artificial intelligence marks a significant pivot in the trajectory of one of the most influential tech giants of our time. During its annual worldwide developers conference, Apple unveiled a suite of new AI features, collectively branded as “Apple Intelligence.” This move is not just a testament to Apple’s adaptability but also […]

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AI

What Happens When You Train an AI with 10,000 Memes

A video walkthrough by Coding with Lewis on training an AI with over 10,000 memes to generate funny captions, including data collection, model training, and challenges faced. IDEAS: – AI trained with 10,000 memes to automatically generate captions for images. Initial AI attempts at humor were largely unsuccessful and not funny. Memes evolved from user-generated […]

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AI Azure

Azure AI Content Safety Text Moderation

Azure AI Studio provides the capability for you to quickly try out text moderation. The moderate text content tool considers several factors such as the type of content, the platform’s policies, and the potential effect on users. You can run moderation tests on sample content. Configure filters to rerun and further refine the test results. […]

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AI

AI’s Dirty Little Secret

This video is from Sabine Hossenfelder. There’s a lot of talk about artificial intelligence these days, but what I find most interesting about AI no one ever talks about. It’s that we have no idea why they work as well as they do. I find this a very interesting problem because I think if we […]

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