February 2011 Blog Posts (3)

Demo and Startup City

Demo is a conference that showcases new ideas. The idea is that people with startup ideas get 6 minutes to pitch their ideas. What's the payoff for them? Investors, of course. What's the payoff for us? There's a website with a live feed and we can watch the action on the web! Surf to www.demo.com today beginning at 9:00AM PST and be a…

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Added by Michael Levin on February 28, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

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Added by Michael Levin on February 25, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Net Neutrality ::: Updated!

"The Federal Communications Commission appears poised to pass a controversial set of rules that broadly create two classes of Internet access, one for…

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Added by Michael Levin on February 23, 2011 at 4:30pm — 7 Comments

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Podcast: ML Tools to Accelerate your work with Cassie Breviu

Live from the venue of the QCon London Conference, we are talking with Casie Breviu. She will talk about how she got started with AI, and what machine learning tools can accelerate your work when deploying models on a wide range of devices. We will also talk about GitHub Copilot and how AI can help you be a better programmer.

By Cassie Breviu

Trust-Driven Development: Building Cognitive and Emotional Pillars

Trust-driven development uses authenticity to build a safe environment for people to operate. To build trust we need to focus on two main pillars of trust – cognitive and emotional. We need to be brave, have courage, and give people access to our authentic selves.

By Ben Linders

LAION Releases Five Billion Image-Text Pair Dataset LAION-5B

The Large-scale Artificial Intelligence Open Network (LAION) released LAION-5B, an AI training dataset containing over five billion image-text pairs. LAION-5B contains images and captions scraped from the internet and is 14x larger than its predecessor LAION-400M, making it the largest freely available image-text dataset.

By Anthony Alford

Article: Why You Should Care About Software Architecture

Software development teams have resisted "big upfront designs" in favor of architectural designs emerging from self-organizing teams, which can lead to a mindset that software architecture is not really that important. Greater awareness of the implicit decisions they are making, and forcing these decisions to be made explicitly, can help development teams make better, more informed decisions.

By Pierre Pureur, Kurt Bittner

MicroStream 7.0 Delivers Support for CDI

MicroStream, a persistence engine for storing Java objects and documents, is able to load, update and persist object graphs partially and on demand in a performant and resource efficient way. MicroStream 7 provides integration with Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI), the serializer logic as a standalone feature and logging support via SLF4J.

By Johan Janssen

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