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Hey folks! Let’s get into Big Data and AI craziness…

In today's edition:

  • 🧠Data Science vs Machine Learning

  • 🚀 Scaling AI/ML Infrastructure at Uber

  • 💻 How GitHub Engineers Use Copilot

  • 📝 Text2SQL using Hugging Face Dataset Viewer API and Motherduck

  • 👀 Grok 1.5 gets a vision upgrade

  • 🔥 Adobe Firefly trained on Midjourney images

  • 💡AI Tutorial: How to convert text to voice with AI

  • 🤖 AI Tools and Data Tools

To clarify the disparities between data science vs machine learning, and the difference between data scientist and machine learning professionals, it’s essential to examine the roles of professionals in each domain: data scientists and machine learning engineers

What’s the secret to staying ahead of the curve in the world of AI? Information. Luckily, you can join early adopters reading The Rundown– the free newsletter that makes you smarter on AI with just a 5-minute read per day.

Machine Learning (ML) is celebrating its 8th year at Uber since we first started using complex rule-based machine learning models for driver-rider matching and pricing teams in 2016. Since then, our progression has been significant, with a shift towards employing deep learning models at the core of most business-critical applications today, while actively exploring the possibilities offered by Generative AI models.


It is a complex process that involves more than just crunching numbers. In very few cases can a data analyst's job start directly from receiving a dataset from the client.

Just recently, I was coding a new feature for GitHub Copilot Chat. My task was to enable the chat to recognize a user’s project dependencies, allowing it to provide magical answers when the user poses a question.

Now that generative AI, large language models, and CodeGen applications have been out for a while, we’ve seen developers figure out their strengths, their weaknesses, and how they can deliver value to customers faster without getting hung up on untangling LLM confabulations

Today, integrating AI-powered features, particularly leveraging Large Language Models (LLMs), has become increasingly prevalent across various tasks such as text generation, classification, image-to-text, image-to-image transformations, etc.

👨‍💻 Data Tools, Libraries 

PostgreSQL Index Advisor is a PostgreSQL extension for recommending indexes to improve query performance. It supports generic parameters and materialized views and can identify tables and columns obfuscated by views.

pylyzer (GitHub Repo)

pylyzer is a static code analyzer and language server for Python.

Chronon (GitHub Repo)

Chronon is a platform that allows organizations to power AI/ML projects without needing to worry about orchestration by abstracting away the complexity of data computation and serving for AI/ML applications

🤖 AI News:

Spotify's latest AI innovations are here to revolutionize how we discover and enjoy music, aiming to make every listening session as personal and thrilling as a live concert.

Elon Musk’s xAI just introduced Grok-1.5 Vision, a multimodal upgrade to the open-source model that allows for processing visual information. Grok 1.5V can now process visual info like documents, charts, screenshots and photos, with a focus on real-world understanding.

In a surprising new report, Adobe’s Firefly AI image generator allegedly used thousands of images created by competitors like Midjourney in its training data.

Meta AI is putting its AI assistant in the spotlight. The company is testing an AI-powered search bar on Instagram, which can be used to chat with the AI and discover content.

AI Tutorial

How to convert text to voice with AI

You can easily create voice audio for video content, ads, etc., without the need to record your own voice or hire voice actors.

Follow these easy steps:

  1. Go to EvelenLabs and sign up.

  2. Choose a language for your audio.

  3. Enter the prompt

  4. Select your preferred voice for the audio clip

  1. When you click the play button, you'll hear the audio clip for the text you've inserted.

  2. Download the audio

 🔥Top AI tools to increase productivity: 

  1. YouBrief is a free AI tool designed to help users quickly extract summaries from YouTube videos

  2. VocalReplica is an AI-powered web-based tool that allows users to effortlessly isolate vocals

  3. HomeStage lets you upload a picture and our AI will add furniture within seconds.

  4. ChatMaxima is a Conversational Marketing SaaS platform that revolutionizes the way businesses connect with customers

  5. Wemate - Explore, craft, and communicate with the virtual companions of your dreams through Wemate.

  6. Forewrite - Craft and enhance various content forms, including images, code, and speech-to-text

View our database of all the best AI tools for your needs: aitoolsup.com 

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