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JS Party JS Party #327

Polypane-demonium

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2024-06-20T19:30:00Z #javascript +1 🎧 9,803

Polypane purveyor Kilian Valkhof joins Nick & Jerod to tell us all about his efforts building a web browser just for web development. We cover it all: from the business concerns, to the technical details, to his excellent choice not to use TypeScript! We even sneak in a feature request that already made its way into this excellent dev tool for ambitious web developers.

Practical AI Practical AI #274

The perplexities of information retrieval

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2024-06-19T16:30:00Z #ai +2 🎧 24,576

Daniel & Chris sit down with Denis Yarats, Co-founder & CTO at Perplexity, to discuss Perplexity’s sophisticated AI-driven answer engine. Denis outlines some of the deficiencies in search engines, and how Perplexity’s approach to information retrieval improves on traditional search engine systems, with a focus on accuracy and validation of the information provided.

Go Time Go Time #319

Is Go evolving in the wrong direction?

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2024-06-18T21:30:00Z #go 🎧 12,980

This week we’re catching up on the news! Kris is joined by Ian to discuss some of the recent news from around the Go community. Listen in to hear whether the co-hosts believe there’s software that shouldn’t be written in Go, their thoughts on if Go is evolving in the right direction & whether common nouns make good package names.

Changelog News Changelog News #99

The onset of "Senior Engineer Fatigue"

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2024-06-17T20:00:00Z 🎧 17,535

Luminousmen writes about Senior Engineer Fatigue, Microsoft rethinks its AI-based Recall feature, Mike Hoye gives a big shout out to the “diff” program, Thom Holwerda covers ChromeOS’ quiet switch to Android Linux subsystems & Mihail Eric tells the inside story on how Alexa dropped the ball on being the top conversational system on Earth.

Practical AI Practical AI #273

Using edge models to find sensitive data

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2024-06-13T16:45:00Z #ai +1 🎧 23,718

We’ve all heard about breaches of privacy and leaks of private health information (PHI). For healthcare providers and those storing this data, knowing where all the sensitive data is stored is non-trivial. Ramin, from Tausight, joins us to discuss how they have deploy edge AI models to help company search through billions of records for PHI.

Go Time Go Time #318

How things get done on the Go Team

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2024-06-12T14:45:00Z #go +1 🎧 11,339

Angelica is joined by Cameron Balahan, Sameer Ajmani & Russ Cox from the Go Team at Google to talk about how things get done on the Go Team, how do they decide what to improve and then how do they go about improving it. We also discuss how they decide what to work when & what the future of Go might look like.

Changelog News Changelog News #98

Apple finally gets Siri-ous

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2024-06-10T19:45:00Z 🎧 17,501

Apple announces its “new” style of AI, piku gives you “git push” deployment on your own servers, Dabo Chen rebuilds nanoGPT in a spreadsheet, Mark Seemann thinks you’ll regret using natural keys in your database design & Glyph Lefkowitz describes his grand unified theory of the AI hype cycle.

Changelog & Friends Changelog & Friends #47

#define: legendary

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2024-06-07T17:45:00Z #games 🎧 16,271

What happens when you take three #define newbs (Thomas Eckert, Nick Nisi, Mat Ryer) & pit them against the grizzled vet, Adam? Find out on this episode because our award-worthy game of fake definitions is back & this time it’s even more legendary!

Practical AI Practical AI #272

Rise of the AI PC & local LLMs

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2024-06-04T18:45:00Z #ai +2 🎧 32,386

We’ve seen a rise in interest recently and a number of major announcements related to local LLMs and AI PCs. NVIDIA, Apple, and Intel are getting into this along with models like the Phi family from Microsoft. In this episode, we dig into local AI tooling, frameworks, and optimizations to help you navigate this AI niche, and we talk about how this might impact AI adoption in the longer term.

Changelog News Changelog News #97

Yet another open source rug pull

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2024-06-03T19:45:00Z 🎧 18,703

A popular open source iOS authenticator app goes rogue under new ownership, Andreas Kling steps back from SerenityOS & forks Ladybird, Vhyrro takes a thought-provoking try at a “static effect system”, Matt Bessey is over GraphQL & Marc-Andre Giroux still likes GraphQL sometimes (in the right context).

Changelog Interviews Changelog Interviews #593

Microsoft is all-in on AI: Part 1

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2024-05-30T12:30:00Z #microsoft +2 🎧 17,158

Scott Guthrie joins the show this week from Microsoft Build 2024 to discuss Microsoft being all-in on AI. From Copilot, to Azure AI and Prompty, to their developer first focus, leading GitHub, VS Code being the long bet that paid off, to the future of a doctor’s bedside manner assisted with AI. Microsoft is all-in on AI and Build 2024’s discussions and announcements proves it.

Practical AI Practical AI #271

AI in the U.S. Congress

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2024-05-29T14:30:00Z #ai +2 🎧 24,172

At the age of 72, U.S. Representative Don Beyer of Virginia enrolled at GMU to pursue a Master’s degree in C.S. with a concentration in Machine Learning.

Rep. Beyer is Vice Chair of the bipartisan Artificial Intelligence Caucus & Vice Chair of the NDC’s AI Working Group. He is the author of the AI Foundation Model Transparency Act & a lead cosponsor of the CREATE AI Act, the Federal Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Act & the Artificial Intelligence Environmental Impacts Act.

We hope you tune into this inspiring, nonpartisan conversation with Rep. Beyer about his decision to dive into the deep end of the AI pool & his leadership in bringing that expertise to Capitol Hill.

Changelog News Changelog News #96

Why you shouldn't use AI to write your tests

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2024-05-28T19:45:00Z 🎧 17,737

Swizec’s article on not using AI to writes tests, LlamaFs is a self-organizing file system with Llama 3, a Pew Research analysis confirmed that the internet is full of broken links, Sam Rose built a spectacular interactive study of queueing strategies & Jordan Cutler shares a real-life experience of him writing clear/readable code… and it backfiring.

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