Weekly#594

  • Istio from A to Y
  • AI Agentic 101: Understanding Artificial Intelligence Agents
  • Crowstrike BSOD, Reddit Thread
  • “…Just 15 companies worldwide account for 62 per cent of the market in cyber security products and services, according to SecurityScorecard…”
  • Britain’s new government aims to regulate most powerful AI models
  • Microsoft 365 remains ‘degraded’ as Azure outage resolved
  • OpenAI on Thursday launched a new AI model, “GPT-4o mini
  • Mistral NeMo
  • Meta won’t release its multimodal Llama AI model in the EU
  • The rise and fall of software developer jobs
  • Navigating the LLM Landscape

Weekly#593

  • Amazon AI chatbot Rufus is now live for all US customers
  • Meta Platforms To Release Largest Llama 3 Model on July 23
  • SoftBank buys UK chipmaker Graphcore in AI push
  • Open AI – AI Stages
    • Level 1: Chatbots, AI with conversational language
    • Level 2: Reasoners, human-level problem solving
    • Level 3: Agents, systems that can take actions
    • Level 4: Innovators, AI that can aid in invention
    • Level 5: Organizations, AI that can do the work of an organization
  • Strategic Inflection Point
  • Pluto’s not coming back, but astronomers want to redefine planets again
  • Optional desktop mode in Android 15 beta
  • Apple settles EU case by opening its iPhone payment system to rivals
  • Arm’s new graphics upscaler is like DLSS for smartphone gaming
  • Apple’s Vision Pro Won’t Cross 500,000 Sales This Year, IDC Says

Weekly#592

  • Cloudflare rolls out feature for blocking AI companies’ web scrapers
  • OpenAI’s ChatGPT Mac app was storing conversations in plain text
  • In a major update, Proton adds privacy-safe document collaboration to Drive, its freemium E2EE cloud storage service
  • Netflix Starts Booting Subscribers Off Cheapest Basic Ads-Free Plan
  • Figma disables its AI design feature
  • A new initiative for developing third-party model evaluations
  • New AI hype alert: Cost-free knowledge
  • Mary Meeker: AI and higher education to be partners
  • Amazon is planning to spend more than $100 billion over the next decade on data centers
  • Introduction to Kafka Tiered Storage at Uber
  • Mechanical Computer Relies On Kirigami Cubes, Not Electronics
  • Cloudflare 1.1.1.1 incident on June 27, 2024
  • What are AI agents?