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Hands-On with Unsupervised Learning: K-Means Clustering

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This tutorial provides hands-on experience with the key concepts and implementation of K-Means clustering, a popular unsupervised learning algorithm, for customer segmentation and targeted advertising applications.

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Linux Foundation: Why Open Data Matters

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Open data exists as an information management practice to provide a controlled means of making data accessible, editable and sharable by any user or entity.

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Feature Store Summit 2023: Practical Strategies for Deploying ML Models in Production Environments

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On October 11th, 2023 the Feature Store Summit will bring together leading ML companies, such as Uber, WeChat and more, for in-depth discussions about data and AI.

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Intel Innovation 2023 Highlights

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Tuesday morning (Sept. 19, 2023), Intel kicked off its third annual developer event, Intel Innovation 2023, virtually and in San Jose, California. During the Day 1 keynote, “Developing the Future of the Siliconomy,” Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger, and a variety of customers, unveiled an array of technologies and applications that bring artificial intelligence everywhere and make it more accessible across all workloads.

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LLMs in Production: Tooling, Process, and Team Structure

Speaker: Dr. Greg Loughnane and Chris Alexiuk

Technology professionals developing generative AI applications are finding that there are big leaps from POCs and MVPs to production-ready applications. They're often developing using prompting, Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG), and fine-tuning (up to and including Reinforcement Learning with Human Feedback (RLHF)), typically in that order. However, during development – and even more so once deployed to production – best practices for operating and improving generative AI applications are le

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KDnuggets News, September 20: Python in Excel: This Will Change Data Science Forever • New KDnuggets Survey!

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Python in Excel: This Will Change Data Science Forever • KDnuggets Survey: Benchmark With Your Peers On Data Science Spend & Trends 2023 H2 • 5 Best AI Tools For Maximizing Productivity • And much more!

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Kick Ass Midjourney Prompts with Poe

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Try out this Poe chatbot to refine your Midjourney prompts, and (hopefully?) get some kick ass image generation results!

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Integrated Information Theory labelled pseudoscience

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Researchers publicly call out theory that they say is not well supported by science, but that gets undue attention. Researchers publicly call out theory that they say is not well supported by science, but that gets undue attention.

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Fine Tuning LLAMAv2 with QLora on Google Colab for Free

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Learn how to fine-tune one of the most influential open-source models for free on Google Colab.

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Artificial Intelligence Could Finally Let Us Talk with Animals

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Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

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The Definitive Entity Resolution Buyer’s Guide

Are you thinking of adding enhanced data matching and relationship detection to your product or service? Do you need to know more about what to look for when assessing your options? The Senzing Entity Resolution Buyer’s Guide gives you step-by-step details about everything you should consider when evaluating entity resolution technologies. You’ll learn about use cases, technology and deployment options, top ten evaluation criteria and more.

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Tesla buys German railway line, now hosting passenger trains

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BERLIN — Electric vehicle maker Tesla has opened its railway line east of Berlin to passenger trains designed for use by workers at its new ‘Gigafactory’ east of the German capital. Trains started running on Sept. 4, and are free of charge and available to all passengers whether Tesla employees or not.

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STAT+: AI is coming to your dentist’s office. Will it build trust, or erode it?

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Open wide, AI wants a look inside your mouth. A new wave of software is promising to supercharge dentists’ ability to spot decay and bone loss — and propose treatments earlier in the disease process. In just the past three years, eight AI products have gained approval from the Food and Drug Administration. Many more are on the way. These tools in some cases identify lesions years before dentists can see them on X-rays and other images, providing increased treatment opportunities ba

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UK Parliament undermined the privacy, security, freedom of all internet users

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The U.K. Parliament has passed the Online Safety Bill (OSB), which says it will make the U.K. “the safest place” in the world to be online. In reality, the OSB will lead to a much more censored, locked-down internet for British users. The bill could empower the government to undermine not just the privacy and security of U.K. residents, but internet users worldwide.

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Amazon announces new generative AI version of Alexa

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“Alexa, let’s chat” — nearly a decade after debuting its voice-activated Echo devies, the e-commerce and cloud juggernaut Amazon today announced that its signature voice assistant Alexa is being upgraded with a new, custom-built large language model (LLM), taking advantage of the generative AI boom …

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Why We're Pulling Our Recommendation of Wyze Security Cameras

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Wyze doesn’t appear to understand its responsibilities when dealing with customer security and privacy. So we’re pulling our endorsement of Wyze cameras until it chooses to do better.

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I’m an ER doctor: Here’s what AI startups get wrong about “ChatGPT for telehealth”

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The explosion of telehealth might seem like a huge opportunity for AI. But it is also a huge risk. As a practicing ER doctor, I’m quite excited by the potential of LLMs like ChatGPT for health care.

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The Bloomsbury Group is back in Vogue

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The bohemian English circle that included Virginia Woolf, Duncan Grant, and Vanessa Bell revolted against Victorian formality—and their casually ornamental style is inspiring designers today.

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AI and the cloud to unlock billions in annual productivity gains for small and medium businesses: report

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Cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies are going to unlock significant gains in productivity and job creation as they’re adopted by small and medium businesses tackling economic and societal challenges in fields like education, healthcare and agriculture according to new …

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How Equifax Was Breached in 2017

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On a Saturday night, a security engineer at Equifax was updating an SSL certificate on a Network Intrusion Detection System (NIDS). Immediately after, suspicious connections were detected. After a more in-depth investigation, it became evident that the situation was far graver than anticipated. A service had to be promptly shut down to prevent further exploitation, but by that point, the damage was already done.

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10 ChatGPT Projects Cheat Sheet

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KDnuggets' latest cheat sheet covers 10 curated hands-on projects to boost data science workflows with ChatGPT across ML, NLP, and full stack dev, including links to full project details.

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Alameda lost tens of millions because of a fat fingering mistake

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OR The story of how a misplaced decimal point at Alameda Research caused a market crash that echoed around the world. This incident happened just a few weeks after I joined Alameda.

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This ex-Googler helped launch the Gen AI boom. Now he wants to reinvent vaccines

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Former Google AI researcher Jakob Uszkoreit was one of the eight co-authors of the seminal 2017 paper “Attention is All You Need,” which introduced the Transformers architecture that went on to underpin ChatGPT and most other large language models (LLMs).

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CFPB Kicks Off Rulemaking to Remove Medical Bills from Credit Reports

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today announced it is beginning a rulemaking process to remove medical bills from Americans’ credit reports.

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Ray Dalio says AI will greatly disrupt in our lives within a year—you should be both excited and scared of it

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Artificial intelligence will shake up the world as quickly as next year, says Ray Dalio — good news for some people, and bad news for others. Here's why.

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XML is better than YAML – Hear me out

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My spicy take is that XML is better than YAML, because there are situations where XML is appropriate, but there’s no situation where YAML is appropriate.

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Amazon Limits Authors to Self-Publishing 3 Books Per Day Amid Flood of AI Garbage

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Amazon moves to stop people from posting AI-generated books on its marketplace, though a three-books-per-day limit still seems high given how long it …

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Neurons in Large Language Models: Dead, N-Gram, Positional

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We analyze a family of large language models in such a lightweight manner that can be done on a single GPU. Specifically, we focus on the OPT family of models ranging from 125m to 66b parameters and rely only on whether an FFN neuron is activated or not. First, we find that the early part of the network is sparse and represents many discrete features.

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How to harness the power of AI for better jobs? Experts share their views

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A new report from the World Economic Forum, Jobs of Tomorrow, highlights AI’s impact on jobs. Two leaders give their take on the real-world impact of AI.

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‘Less than half’ fresh produce sold globally makes any profit

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New report suggests massive increase in production and operating costs over past three years has left around 60 per cent of supply unprofitable

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Google Bard takes a big step toward personalized AI

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A Google announcement this week shows that the company has been sprinting to build more personalized AI. Welcome to AI Decoded, Fast Company’s weekly LinkedIn newsletter that breaks down the most important news in the world of AI.

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