I Tried Berkeley’s 🦍 Gorilla Large Language Model

UC Berkeley researchers just published a new paper and website 🦍 Gorilla: Large Language Model Connected with Massive APIs that essentially translates English language to API calls. To keep it simple, here’s my layman’s explanation of what the model is providing to you: Input: An English language query.Output: An API call (=code) that’s most relevant … Read more

Bitcoin Whitepaper Made Easy

🪙 Meta: This quick article condenses the essence of the Bitcoin whitepaper without skipping technical details. It’s entirely based on my recent “Bitcoin Whitepaper Cheat Sheet” that received quite some popularity on Reddit with 20k views. You can also download the PDF here: Abstract:  A purely peer-to-peer (P2P) version of electronic cash for direct payments … Read more

I Read Google’s SoundStorm Paper

Listen to this insane conversation published on Google’s SoundStorm GitHub page: A male and female speaker lead a conversation. Only at the end it becomes apparent that they are actually neither male nor female — they are bot called SoundStorm (PDF)! SoundStorm is a machine learning model that generates audio files. It is non-autoregressive. “Non-autoregressive … Read more

Bitcoin Whitepaper Cheat Sheet (PDF Download)

I believe the whitepaper is in the top three papers to understand as a human in the 21st century. Every computer scientist should know the groundbreaking Bitcoin invention by Bitcoin’s famous creator Satoshi. To make the whitepaper more accessible for Bitcoiners, investors, and systems researchers, I created this Bitcoin whitepaper cheat sheet. My gold standard … Read more

Auto-GPT vs Jarvis HuggingGPT: One Bot to Rule Them All

The world of artificial intelligence (AI) has been witnessing remarkable advancements with cutting-edge language models like Auto-GPT and Jarvis. These sophisticated tools are transforming the AI landscape, sparking interesting discussions on their capabilities and potential applications. 🤖 Auto-GPT is an autonomous agent building on OpenAI’s large language model (LLM). Meanwhile, Jarvis, inspired by Iron Man’s … Read more

How To Extract Numbers From A String In Python?

The easiest way to extract numbers from a Python string s is to use the expression re.findall(‘\d+’, s). For example, re.findall(‘\d+’, ‘hi 100 alice 18 old 42’) yields the list of strings [‘100′, ’18’, ’42’] that you can then convert to numbers using int() or float(). There are some tricks and alternatives, so keep reading … Read more

Computer Science Researcher – Income & Opportunity

Before we learn about the money, let’s get this question out of the way: What Does a Computer Science Research Scientist Do? A computer science researcher and scientist identifies and answers open research questions in computer science. They apply scientific reasoning and research techniques to push the state-of-the-art forward in various fields such as machine … Read more

1-Year, 3-Year, and 10-Year Goals of 63 Coders in the Finxter Community

What are the short-term, mid-term, and long-term goals of coders in the Finxter community? Let’s find out! Overview Here are some meta stats about our survey: How Many? 63 survey respondents When? Survey date is January 2022 Who? Finxter Email List of people generally interested in programming Survey link: https://forms.gle/cbfCH9mxRYtH8SrS9 (feel free to participate before … Read more