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Survey: C-Suite Execs Trust AI’s Potential but Face Challenges in Strategy, Execution, and Reliability

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A new survey of C-suite executives and AI leaders shows while enterprise decision-makers trust the potential of AI, many lack confidence in their company’s strategy to execute as well as the data readiness to ensure reliability of AI outputs. Moreover, 7 in 10 executives say their AI strategy is not fully aligned to their business strategy today.

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Effective Prompting with A Handful of Fundamentals

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Google just updated its algorithm. The Internet will never be the same

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Over the last two years, a series of updates to Google Search amount to a dramatic upheaval to the Internet's most powerful tool, complete with an unprecedented AI feature.

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Majorana, the search for the most elusive neutrino of all

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Neutrinos may be even stranger than they seem, if indeed they are the only fermions (particles of matter) that are their own antiparticles. Proof would be a rare form of radioactive decay called neutrinoless double-beta decay, which could only be seen if there’s virtually no background interference. The MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR now under construction at the Sanford Underground Research Facility in the Black Hills of South Dakota aims to prove these near-perfect conditions can be met.

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The Project Clinic: Assessing Project Health, Planning, and Execution

Speaker: Ketan Jahagirdar

Picture your projects as patients, each with its own unique rhythm and pulse, thriving under your care 🥼 🩺 Step into the role of an innovative project doctor in our upcoming webinar! This session is your guide to evaluating the health of your projects through Waterfall and Agile practices like Scrum and Kanban. We’ll explore the vital signs of project success through the lens of the “iron triangle” metrics, using deliverables as tracers.

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Male birth control breakthrough safely switches off fit sperm for a while

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A non-hormonal, reversible and non-toxic male birth control could be a step closer, with scientists successfully targeting a protein that's crucial in making fertile sperm. Knocking this protein out for a period of time would give men control over their protection window, much like oral contraceptives for women – but without other side effects and no long-lasting fertility issues.

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People spend more when prices end in.99 (2018)

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I once worked at a company that priced everything with a.95 ending. The bestselling software package was $999.95. Add-on products were $9.95, or $19.95, or $49.95. Everything ended with a.95. It had been this way for more than twenty years.

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The future of foundation models is closed-source

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if the centralizing forces of data and compute hold, open and closed-source AI cannot both dominate long-term

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Rootless Docker in a multi-user environment

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After several months of working with rootless Docker, I think I came up with an approach to implement it in a convenient way that feels just right, and want to share it with you in this short guide.

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'I was misidentified as shoplifter by facial recognition tech'

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Live facial recognition is becoming increasingly common on UK high streets. Should we be worried?

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The error term isn't Pareto distributed

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You're probably familiar with the 80-20 rule: when 80% of the X stems from only 20% of the Y. For example, 80% of your revenue comes from only 20% of your customer, or 80% of the logs that you're storing are generated from only 20% of the services.

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Generative AI Deep Dive: Advancing from Proof of Concept to Production

Speaker: Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks & Tony Karrer, CTO at Aggregage

Executive leaders and board members are pushing their teams to adopt Generative AI to gain a competitive edge, save money, and otherwise take advantage of the promise of this new era of artificial intelligence. There's no question that it is challenging to figure out where to focus and how to advance when it’s a new field that is evolving everyday. 💡 This new webinar featuring Maher Hanafi, VP of Engineering at Betterworks, will explore a practical framework to transform Generative AI pr

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Lessons from the Trenches on Reproducible Evaluation of Language Models

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Effective evaluation of language models remains an open challenge in NLP. Researchers and engineers face methodological issues such as the sensitivity of models to evaluation setup, difficulty of proper comparisons across methods, and the lack of reproducibility and transparency. In this paper we draw on three years of experience in evaluating large language models to provide guidance and lessons for researchers.

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Talos – An Immutable OS for Kubernetes

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Talos is an operating system for Kubernetes. It is designed to be lightweight, secure, and easy to use. In this article, I will introduce Talos and its features.

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Cannabis Use Linked to Epigenetic Changes, Study Reveals

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Using cannabis may cause changes in the human body's epigenome, a study of over 1,000 adults suggests.

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How the Guinness Brewery Invented the Most Important Statistical Method in Science

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The most common test of statistical significance originated from the Guinness brewery.

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Leading the Development of Profitable and Sustainable Products

Speaker: Jason Tanner

While growth of software-enabled solutions generates momentum, growth alone is not enough to ensure sustainability. The probability of success dramatically improves with early planning for profitability. A sustainable business model contains a system of interrelated choices made not once but over time. Join this webinar for an iterative approach to ensuring solution, economic and relationship sustainability.

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Google scrambles to manually remove weird AI answers in search

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Google’s AI Overview launch showcases that the race for AI domination is perilous.

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UltraNet: Revisiting Ultrasound

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Imagine a world where all the intelligent devices around you could seamlessly link together, sharing skills and distributing workloads through ultrasonic waves inaudible to humans. A decentralized cloud of ambient intelligence, woven into the fabric of our surroundings yet fluidly reconfigurable. This is the idea of UltraNet.

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The Route of a Text Message (2019)

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[Note: Find the more polished, professionally illustrated version of this piece at Motherboard|Vice!] This is the third post in my full-stack dev (f-s d) series on the secret life of data.

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When Open Source turns sour: A brush with mistaken identity

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Public shaming is common online, but in Open Source the reliance on reputation and collaboration makes it especially damaging to contributors.

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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The Fall of the House of Etsy

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The beloved marketplace set out to disrupt the monotony of home goods gifting. Now its platform no longer feels differentiated. What happened?

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Archaeologists Found an 'Anomaly' Near the Pyramids – May Reveal Ancient Portal

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New findings beneath the desert floor hint at entrances to long-lost chambers.

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Last Hours of an Organ Donor

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In the liminal time when the brain is dead but organs are kept alive, there is an urgent tenderness to medical care

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The new visa fees for foreign artists are out. This is not good

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When an artist wants to tour the US, they need to apply for a special visa. That application has to be made weeks and months in advance.

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How To Get Promoted In Product Management

Speaker: John Mansour

If you're looking to advance your career in product management, there are more options than just climbing the management ladder. Join our upcoming webinar to learn about highly rewarding career paths that don't involve management responsibilities. We'll cover both career tracks and provide tips on how to position yourself for success in the one that's right for you.

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Phobos photometric properties from Mars Express HRSC observations

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This study aims to analyze Phobos' photometric properties using Mars Express mission observations to support the Martian Moons eXploration mission. We analyzed resolved images of Phobos acquired between 2004 and 2022 by the HRSC and the SRC cameras on board the Mars Express spacecraft. We performed photometric analysis using the Hapke model for both integrated and disk-resolved data.

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Abusing Go's Infrastructure

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I apologize if this information is already known, but I couldn’t find any references about it and I wanted to understand what was going on and share with you because I think there is some value doing it. In case this wasn’t known, I apologize to the Go team for not talking to them first and jumping the full disclosure gun (I don’t think it’s that severe).

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Hacking phones is too easy. Time to make it harder

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Regulators have avoided the problem for too long

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`tmux` is worse is better

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tmux (short for “terminal mux” (short for “multiplexer”)) is i3 for your terminal. Oh, it’s so much more than that, and I recently discovered with some joy that it is installed by default on OpenBSD, but its fundamental value add to any programmer who has to SSH into servers more than once a week is it allows you to split your screen up into multiple independent shells without needing a graphical environment at all.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Zellij: A terminal workspace with batteries included

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A terminal workspace with batteries included

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Kombucha-associated microbes alter host metabolism & suppress lipid accumulation

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Author summary Kombucha is a popular fermented tea that has been purported to have many human health benefits, including protection against metabolic diseases like diabetes and obesity. These health benefits are thought to be conferred by the probiotic microbes found in Kombucha Tea, which includes both bacterial and yeast species, that may be able to colonize the human intestine and alter host physiology.

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Mistral Fine-Tune

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Contribute to mistralai/mistral-finetune development by creating an account on GitHub.

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Where are the builders?

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Get Better Network Graphs & Save Analysts Time

Many organizations today are unlocking the power of their data by using graph databases to feed downstream analytics, enahance visualizations, and more. Yet, when different graph nodes represent the same entity, graphs get messy. Watch this essential video with Senzing CEO Jeff Jonas on how adding entity resolution to a graph database condenses network graphs to improve analytics and save your analysts time.