💻 Evaluating Data Model Robustness of Text-to-SQL Systems

🔍 OpenAI developing an AI-powered search engine

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In today's edition:

  • 🤖 Develop ML and AI with Metaflow

  • 🔨 Building and Caching Docker Images in Bitbucket Pipelines

  • 🔍 Top Machine Learning Trends to Watch in 2024

  • 💼 The Most Valuable AI Use Cases for Business

  • 😱 Andrej Karpathy's departure from OpenAI

  • 🌍 Unveiling 2024's Megatrends

  • 🌐 Slack Enhances AI Capabilities

  • 🥸 Introducing Smart AI glasses with a charging nose

  • 🥽 Meta Quest vs Apple Vision Pro showdown

  • 🎓 Ivy League AI degree program

  • 🤖AI Tools and news

  • 🖼️ A.I. Generated Image of the Day

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A robust vendor management program isn’t just required by compliance frameworks like SOC 2 and ISO 27001. It’s also a critical part of a holistic trust management strategy.

Implementing a vendor management program, however, has become more complex and challenging with the proliferation of SaaS tools and shadow IT. And many overstretched security teams are being asked to do more with less.

To stay compliant and secure — and deepen trust with customers and partners — security teams need a way to proactively manage vendor risk.

This guide from Vanta, the leading trust management platform, brings together perspectives from the frontlines of vendor security management. Get insights and best practices from security and compliance leaders. 

Her are the 12 strategic technology trends to act as enhancers of digital business and innovation over the next 3 to 5 years, According Gartner. 

Text-to-SQL systems (also known as NL-to-SQL systems) have become an increasingly popular solution for bridging the gap between user capabilities and SQL-based data access. These systems translate user requests in natural language to valid SQL statements for a specific database

Outerbounds and NVIDIA are collaborating to make NVIDIA’s inference stack, NVIDIA Triton Inference Server, more easily accessible for a wide variety of ML and AI use cases. Outerbounds develops Metaflow, a popular full-stack, developer-friendly framework for ML and AI, which has its roots at Netflix.

Bitbucket Pipelines can build Docker images, but not quickly. This post shows how to overcome the limitations of building Docker images in Bitbucket Pipelines.

Although machine learning is one part of the greater AI market, it is the most commonly implemented form of AI and growing rapidly in business. The machine learning market reached a value of about $1.41 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $8.81 billion by 2025, according to 360 Research Reports.

We’re all amazed by what AI can do. But the question for those of us in business is what are the best business uses?

In this article, you will learn how to employ the Ace library and Django framework to develop a sample Python code editor.

Discrete mathematics and computer science have a long history of formalizing such networks as graphs, consisting of nodes connected by edges in various irregular ways. Yet most machine learning (ML) algorithms allow only for regular and uniform relations between input objects, such as a grid of pixels, a sequence of words, or no relation at all.

The following visual, which depicts the 15 most common tabular operations in Pandas and their corresponding translations in SQL, Polars, and PySpark.

🤖 AI News:

OpenAI is working on a web search to compete more directly with Google. It is unclear if the product will be standalone or part of ChatGPT. Competition in the search space is filling up quickly with the addition of Copilot on Bing, newcomers like Perplexity, and Google's Gemini Copilot.

Renowned AI researcher and founding OpenAI member Andrej Karpathy just announced he is departing the company for a second time, posting on X that he plans to pursue personal projects.

GenAI and automation technologies promise to revolutionize work and life.

Why it matters: Innovations in AI and automation enhance efficiency and accessibility in technology.

AI search and summarization now power Slack, offering advanced knowledge management. Salesforce collaboration brings SlackGPT to life.

Apple recently purchased the rights to iWork.ai at an expired domain auction, coinciding with expected major AI moves for Apple’s suite of products.

In a recent video, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg compared Meta's Quest 3 headset against Apple's new Vision Pro, claiming it offers better value and performance. Highlighting the intensifying rivalry between Meta and Apple in the mixed-reality headset market,

The University of Pennsylvania School of Engineering and Applied Science has announced the launch of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Artificial Intelligence (AI), a pioneering undergraduate major among Ivy League institutions and one of the first of its kind in the U.S.

💡 Trending Tech Talks:

A Conversation with the Founder of NVIDIA: Who Will Shape the Future of AI?

🤖 AI Ethics: 

Roman V Yampolskiy, a notable figure in AI research, warns of control challenges.

His book AI: Unexplainable, Unpredictable, Uncontrollable calls for urgent action.

 🔥Top AI tools to increase productivity: 

  1. Jasper is an AI copywriter and content generator blog posts, marketing copy, and AI-generated images.

  2. Copysmith - The tool allows for seamless integration with popular eCommerce platforms and tools

  3. ClickUp AI: Work faster than ever with ClickUp AI. ⚡️ Supercharge your writing and creativity*

  4. NotesGPT- seamlessly converts your voice notes into organized summaries and clear action items using AI.

  5. Fforward.ai — collect valuable data from interviews, conversations, and more.

  6. Elevenlabs’ Voice Changer — transforms your voice into different characters.

  7. Goatchat: Create and chat with personalized AI chatbot assistants.  

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👨‍💻 Data Tools, Libraries 

oink.php (GitHub Repo)

oink.php is a single-file API wrapper for PHP. It makes it easy to route endpoints, set parameters, and return responses. oink.php was designed to be simple and comfortable to use. Examples of using oink.php to create a blog and gallery are available.

OpenLLMetry-JS (GitHub Repo)

OpenLLMetry-JS is a set of extensions built on top of OpenTelemetry that provides developers with complete observability over their LLM applications.

OpenAssistant is a chat-based assistant that understands tasks, can interact with third-party systems, and retrieve information dynamically to do so. 

xlOil provides framework for interacting with Excel in different programming languages (python & C++ currently)

Build serverless async backends without cloud resources.

A real-time data backend for browser-based applications.

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Images from an alternate world were giraffes are the main riding animals (source)

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