Kick off your week with tonight’s fresh volume of DSB! You don’t want to miss the Pop section this time. I really enjoyed the article about accelerating product velocity. BTW Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
And as always, enjoy your reading.
https://www.cameronmacleod.com/blog/how-does-shazam-work – Let’s dive into Shazam’s music identification technology, its audio recognition principles, spectrogram analysis, and challenges in song matching.
https://bbycroft.net/llm – Enhance your understanding of large language models with this interactive visualization of several versions of LLMs.
https://not-just-memorization.github.io/extracting-training-data-from-chatgpt.html – How to extract training data from GPT
and how to patch an exploit.
https://read.engineerscodex.com/p/how-google-takes-the-pain-out-of – Code review at Google? Only with their efficient code review guidelines and with Critique, a code review tool with a pinch of AI.
https://staysaasy.com/management/2023/12/07/accelerating-product-velocity.html – Develop your product as quickly as possible with these practical steps. Identify potential problems and eliminate them. Focus on organizational structure, planning, dependencies, clear narratives, deployment and incident metrics.
https://simonwillison.net/2023/Dec/14/ai-trust-crisis/ – Dropbox’s controversies regarding sharing user data with third-party partners ilustrate how unclear communication can erode trust between a company’s AI products and the users.
https://theengineeringmanager.substack.com/p/the-tragedy-of-the-common-leader – The ‘tragedy of the commons,’ a concept familiar in economics, also applies to middle management. Don’t focus only on vertical connections, don’t overlook your peers!
The story of the European Union’s AI Act: challenges in implementation and perpetual balance between innovation and ethics with safety. Here read about California’s approach to AI regulation.