Weekly#586

  • “…Alphabet Inc. and Meta Platforms Inc. have held discussions with major Hollywood studios about licensing content for use in the tech giants’ artificial intelligence video generation software, according to people familiar with the matter…”
  • Nvidia Company Overview
  • When Online Content Disappears: 38% of webpages that existed in 2013 are no longer accessible a decade later
  • Meta AI chief says large language models will not reach human intelligence
  • On Fire Drills and Phishing Tests
  • SEC approves 8 Ethereum ETFs including BlackRock and Fidelity
  • Amazon plans to give Alexa an AI overhaul — and a monthly subscription price
  • New technique to freeze brain tissue without harm
  • Reskilling Revolution: Preparing 1 billion people for tomorrow’s economy
  • TIOBE Index for May 2024
  • Vector DB Comparison
  • How Apple Wi-Fi Positioning System can be abused to track people around the globe

Weekly#585

  • GPT-4o blog post, Sam Altman’s blog post
  • Google I/O 2024 recap
  • iPhone 16 Pro Max will get a new battery that has a greater energy density than before
  • ChatGPT now lets you import files directly from Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive
  • Hong Kong Officially Launches Digital Yuan Payments Pilot
  • Hugging Face to make $10M worth of old Nvidia GPUs freely available to AI devs
  • VMware Fusion Pro: Now Available Free for Personal Use
  • Microservices Design Patterns for Highly Resilient Architecture
  • Advanced Linux Troubleshooting Techniques for Site Reliability Engineers
  • Hugging Face Unveils LeRobot, an Open-Source Machine Learning Model for Robotics
  • Critical minerals problem
  • Strategic Cybersecurity Talent Framework
  • Shaping the Future of Learning: The Role of AI in Education 4.0
  • Realizing the Potential of Global Digital Jobs

Weekly#584

  • Big Tech companies sign CISA pledge to improve security practices
  • Google DeepMind’s new AI predicts how the molecules of life interact…that could open roads to new drugs or more resilient crops.
  • Moving from DynamoDB to tiered storage with MySQL+S3
  • Cloud Egress Costs Compared
  • Cloud Native AI (PDF)
  • OpenAI plans to announce Google search competitor on Monday
  • Apple Event Summary
  • ‘Warp drives’ may actually be possible someday
  • John Ternus emerging as most likely successor to Tim Cook as Apple CEO
  • WhatsApp officially rolling out update with refreshed design for iOS and Android
  • Google’s Sundar Pichai Lays Out His AI Roadmap
  • Jevons paradox
  • Elvish: scripting language
  • Meta Releases Llama 3 Open-Source LLM
  • Half grain-sized brain tissue with 1400 TB data mapped by Harvard, Google
  • NASA’s Proposed Plasma Rocket Would Get Us to Mars in 2 Months
  • Microsoft is launching a mobile game store, taking on Apple and Google

Weekly#583

  • Inside the AI research boom…The state of global AI research
  • How transcripts in Apple Podcasts became a time-saving killer feature
  • Apple announces Q2 2024 earnings, slightly beating expectations with $90.75 billion revenue
  • Governance as Code: An Innovative Approach to Software Architecture Verification
  • “…Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella was scheduled to send a companywide email Friday outlining the new measures and reinforcing the notion that security is “job #1…”
  • Global Smartphone Market Grows 6% YoY in Q1 2024
  • Hubble Network makes Bluetooth connection with a satellite for the first time
  • Enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services topped $76 billion during Q1 2024, up by $13.5 billion
  • How To Use Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) for Go Applications
  • Maximum-severity GitLab flaw allowing account hijacking under active exploitation