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Mistral Next: The Latest GPT-4 Competitor from Mistral AI

Analytics Vidhya

French AI startup Mistral AI has unveiled its latest prototype language model, “Mistral Next,” sparking excitement and curiosity within the tech community. Positioned as a potential competitor to renowned models like GPT-4, Mistral Next promises advanced capabilities and a commitment to ethical conversation. Let’s delve into the details of this new release.

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The Future of Computing: Harnessing Molecules for Sustainable Data Management

insideBIGDATA

In this contributed article, Erfane Arwani, founder and CEO of Biomemory, discusses how molecular computing (using molecules rather than traditional silicon chips for computational tasks) could be a critical component in revolutionizing data storage, despite the exponential growth of AI.

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Top 7 Strategies to Mitigate Hallucinations in LLMs

Analytics Vidhya

The introduction of Large Language Models (LLMs) has brought in a significant paradigm shift in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) fields. With their remarkable advancements, LLMs can now generate content on diverse topics, address complex inquiries, and substantially enhance user satisfaction. However, alongside their progression, a new challenge has surfaced: Hallucinations.

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Free Mastery Course: Become a Large Language Model Expert

KDnuggets

It is a self-paced course that covers fundamental and advanced concepts of LLMs and teaches how to deploy them in production.

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Beyond the Basics of A/B Tests: Highly Innovative Experimentation Tactics You Need to Know

Speaker: Timothy Chan, PhD., Head of Data Science

Are you ready to move beyond the basics and take a deep dive into the cutting-edge techniques that are reshaping the landscape of experimentation? 🌐 From Sequential Testing to Multi-Armed Bandits, Switchback Experiments to Stratified Sampling, Timothy Chan, Data Science Lead, is here to unravel the mysteries of these powerful methodologies that are revolutionizing how we approach testing.

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7 Most Common Questions Around LLMs

Analytics Vidhya

Introduction How does your phone predict your next word, or how does an online tool fine-tune your emails effortlessly? The powerhouse behind these conveniences are Large Language Models. But what exactly are these LLMs, and why are they becoming a hot topic of conversation? The global market for these advanced systems hit a whopping $4.35 […] The post 7 Most Common Questions Around LLMs appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

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Harnessing the Capabilities of Gen AI for Unprecedented Impact and Effortless Integration

insideBIGDATA

In this contributed article, Ajay Kumar, CEO at SLK Software, discusses how generative AI provides unprecedented impact and effortless integration for the banking, insurance, and manufacturing industries.

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Everything You Need to Know About MLOps: A KDnuggets Tech Brief

KDnuggets

KDnuggets' first Tech Brief is now available, and it outlines everything you need to know about MLOps.

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German Bundestag Passes Cannabis Legalization

Hacker News

Nach langer politischer Auseinandersetzung hat der Bundestag am Freitag, 23. Februar, den kontrollierten Umgang mit Cannabis gebilligt. Mit dem Gesetz soll Erwachsenen künftig der Besitz von bis zu 50 Gramm Cannabis für den Eigenkonsum im privaten Raum erlaubt werden. Im öffentlichen Raum soll die Höchstgrenze bei 25 Gramm liegen. In namentlicher Abstimmung votierten 407 Abgeordnete für das Gesetz, 226 stimmten dagegen und vier enthielten sich.

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3 Inspirational Stories of Leaders in AI

KDnuggets

Every leader has their origin story, and here are some that might inspire you.

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Privacy Isn't Dead. Far from It

Hacker News

Welcome! The fact that you’re reading this means that you probably care deeply about the issue of privacy, which warms our hearts. Unfortunately, even though you care about privacy, or perhaps because you care so much about it, you may feel that there's not much you (or anyone) can really do to.

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From Developer Experience to Product Experience: How a Shared Focus Fuels Product Success

Speaker: Anne Steiner and David Laribee

As a concept, Developer Experience (DX) has gained significant attention in the tech industry. It emphasizes engineers’ efficiency and satisfaction during the product development process. As product managers, we need to understand how a good DX can contribute not only to the well-being of our development teams but also to the broader objectives of product success and customer satisfaction.

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Is Gemini AI woke or are we all day dreaming?

Dataconomy

When we recently tested the image generation feature of Gemini we suddenly found ourselves asking ourselves: Is Gemini AI woke? When we entered any prompt that included ethnicity, we noticed that a German was actually Asian, and even Abraham Lincoln was black in Google’s eye. So what happened when Google was asked is Gemini AI woke? Well, Gemini AI has paused its ability to generate images of people because of errors in its depictions of historical figures.

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Chronic Stress Spreads Cancer

Hacker News

Stress is inevitable. But too much of it can be terrible for our health. Chronic stress can increase our risk for heart disease and strokes. It may also help cancer spread. How this works has remained a mystery—a challenge for cancer care. Xue-Yan He, a former postdoc in Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) Adjunct Professor.

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The road to boosting healthcare cybersecurity

Dataconomy

A career as a medical professional can be a highly rewarding pathway – for those who want to make a difference in the communities they serve, courses such as an ABSN program online provide an opportunity for a high-quality, professional pathway into clinics and hospitals throughout America. Often, when you’re working in hospitals and clinics, there’s a level of on-the-job training that you have to complete, such as ongoing learning, awareness of company policies and procedures, and interac

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Hidden GitHub Commits and How to Reveal Them

Hacker News

We have created a tool for GitHub that can reveal commits that potentially contain sensitive information and are not accessible via the public Git history, but that may be of interest or were intentionally deleted.

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Peak Performance: Continuous Testing & Evaluation of LLM-Based Applications

Speaker: Aarushi Kansal, AI Leader & Author and Tony Karrer, Founder & CTO at Aggregage

Software leaders who are building applications based on Large Language Models (LLMs) often find it a challenge to achieve reliability. It’s no surprise given the non-deterministic nature of LLMs. To effectively create reliable LLM-based (often with RAG) applications, extensive testing and evaluation processes are crucial. This often ends up involving meticulous adjustments to prompts.

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Elon Musk imagines a Midjourney powered X

Dataconomy

In a surprising twist, Elon Musk has hinted at a potential partnership between his creation, X, and the advanced AI image generator, Midjourney. This collaboration could shake up social media as we know it. During a recent talk at X Space, Musk dropped a hint, saying, “We’re talking with Midjourney, and something cool might happen. We want to bring AI to X.” This news has people buzzing with excitement.

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Tesla cancels $16K pie order at last minute leaving CA bakery owner high and dry

Hacker News

“This abrupt reversal left me reeling, realizing the extent of the impact on my small business,” Voahangy Rasetarinera wrote on her Facebook page.

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Expanding course offerings: Integrating LMS with WordPress plugins

Dataconomy

As the field of education continues to thrive, there is a growing need for robust learning management systems (LMS) that can empower both organizations and individuals to offer an array of courses. Integrating LMS platforms with WordPress plugins has emerged as a solution to meet this demand. By harnessing the strengths of both platforms, educators and course creators can unlock possibilities for expanding their course options, improving user experiences, and fostering engagement.

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A 'scam manual' written to help immigrants not become victims

Hacker News

Part guide, part warning, Modern Swindles outlined dozens of scams that a newcomer to the United States from Germany might find when they stepped off the boat.

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The Path to Product Excellence: Avoiding Common Pitfalls and Enhancing Communication

Speaker: David Bard, Principal at VP Product Coaching

In the fast-paced world of digital innovation, success is often accompanied by a multitude of challenges - like the pitfalls lurking at every turn, threatening to derail the most promising projects. But fret not, this webinar is your key to effective product development! Join us for an enlightening session to empower you to lead your team to greater heights.

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Officials break their silence on ATT outage cause

Dataconomy

When an outage of this magnitude strikes, the immediate question on everyone’s mind is: “What’s the ATT outage cause” Initial suspicions often center around cyberattacks, but as the situation with AT&T reveals, the reasons behind service disruptions can be surprisingly complex. The ATT outage began on February 22nd, 2024 , at approximately 11:18 AM , causing widespread disruptions for customers across the nation.

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Never-Repeating Tiles Can Safeguard Quantum Information

Hacker News

Two researchers have proved that Penrose tilings, famous patterns that never repeat, are mathematically equivalent to a kind of quantum error correction.

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Gemma: Small, Powerful, and Redefining Open Source AI Ethics

Towards AI

Author(s): Jelle Van Bost Originally published on Towards AI. Google’s new model offers impressive performance alongside a unique licensing approach designed to promote innovation and responsible use.Image generated by the author on [link] Google’s new open-source model, Gemma, is shaking up the landscape of Large Language Models (LLMs). Despite its size (with 7B and 2B parameter variants), Gemma’s performance is remarkable, rivaling the performance of larger open-source models.

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That Time America Outlawed Pinball

Hacker News

It may be hard to believe, but not too long ago major American cities banned pinball out of fear of the arcade game’s effect on crime, juvenile delinquency and morality.

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How to Build an Experimentation Culture for Data-Driven Product Development

Speaker: Margaret-Ann Seger, Head of Product, Statsig

Experimentation is often seen as an aspirational practice, especially at smaller, fast-moving companies who are strapped for time and resources. So, how can you get your team making decisions in a more data-driven way while continuing to remain lean and maintaining ship velocity? In this webinar, Margaret-Ann Seger, Head of Product at Statsig, will teach you how to build an experimentation culture from the ground-up, graduating from just getting started with data-driven development to operating

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Top 11 AI Call Center Software for 2024

Towards AI

Author(s): Towards AI Editorial Team Originally published on Towards AI. While digital channels are booming, phone support remains crucial for many customers. Although digital channels are growing rapidly, phone support remains an essential communication medium for many customers. However, phone interactions can be tedious, expensive, and hard to track.

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Handful of Apple Vision Pro Units Develop Identical Crack in Cover Glass

Hacker News

A small number of Apple Vision Pro owners have claimed that their headsets developed a hairline crack down the middle of the front cover glass,

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Feeling Rested with Age

FlowingData

How much you sleep each night matters, but more importantly, it’s about the quality and if you feel rested when you wake up. This seems to shift with age as responsibilities and sleep patterns change. The following chart shows how rested people felt, based on answers to the American Time Use Survey.

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UK Ruling Has Potential to Free Up Public Domain; Museums Might Still Block It

Hacker News

There’s a post on the Creative Commons blog with some important news about copyright (in the UK, at least): In November 2023, the Court of Appeal in THJ v Sheridan offered an important clarification of the originality requirement under UK copyright law, which clears a path for open culture to flourish in the UK.

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Driving Business Impact for PMs

Speaker: Jon Harmer, Product Manager for Google Cloud

Move from feature factory to customer outcomes and drive impact in your business! This session will provide you with a comprehensive set of tools to help you develop impactful products by shifting from output-based thinking to outcome-based thinking. You will deepen your understanding of your customers and their needs as well as identifying and de-risking the different kinds of hypotheses built into your roadmap.

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Top 11 AI-Powered Image Generators in 2024

Towards AI

Last Updated on February 23, 2024 by Editorial Team Author(s): Towards AI Editorial Team Originally published on Towards AI. AI image generators are a game-changing solution that can generate unique visuals from text prompts. AI art generators offer a time-saving, cost-effective solution for businesses. It can help professionals and organizations enhance their design portfolio, elevate social media content, or make presentations more engaging.

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FDA stands against using smartwatches to monitor blood glucose

Hacker News

Apple and other tech companies have been working on new non-invasive methods to monitor blood glucose levels through smartwatches and.

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Conversational AI use cases for enterprises

IBM Journey to AI blog

Today, people don’t just prefer instant communication; they expect it. Conversational artificial intelligence (AI) leads the charge in breaking down barriers between businesses and their audiences. This class of AI-based tools, including chatbots and virtual assistants, enables seamless, human-like and personalized exchanges. Beyond the simplistic chat bubble of conversational AI lies a complex blend of technologies, with natural language processing (NLP) taking center stage.

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What's Wrong with Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive? More Than You Think

Hacker News

Many organizations may think that their data is secure when they use cloud drives like Google Drive, Dropbox, and OneDrive. Here's what you need to consider to fully protect your data.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.