Kaustubh Katdare • 8 months ago • 6.1k views
Kaustubh Katdare • 10 months ago • 6.8k views
Gordon Moore, co-founder of Intel Corporation, also famous for the Moore's Law died at the age of 94 because of old age. Moore's law observed that the number of transistors in an IC doubles about every two years.
His prediction has proved remarkably accurate and has helped to guide the development of the semiconductor industry.
Additionally, Moore was a key contributor to the development of several groundbreaking technologies, including the microprocessor and the memory chip.
According to Forbes, his estimated net worth in 2023 is about $7.2 billion.
Kaustubh Katdare • 11 months ago • 7.7k views
OpenAI announced ChatGPT-4 a few hours ago. Here's a summary of what's new in ChatGPT - 4
ChatGPT-4 Understands Images : It can extract relevant information from images.
** Smarter ** : You can't easily trick it. It's more factual and trained on several malicious prompts.
32,768 Tokens: It can remember more tokens (~50 pages of text), which would help keep the context.
26 Languages: It now understands 26 languages for input and output.
Multiple Personalities : Can respond as different personalities. The GPT-3.5 only had one, default personality.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 11.2k views
Microsoft's Bing search engine has been living under the shadows of Google since its birth. However, ever since Microsoft announced integration with ChatGPT, Bing's mobile app has seen 10x jump in downloads.
It's the first time in decades that someone's showing potential to threaten Google's supremacy in web search. Looks like people are super excited to try out how Microsoft is integrating ChatGPT in its search engine.
We can't wait for Google to integrate BARD in its search. Check out the new Bing on the source link below.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 8.4k views
AI's turned into a mimicry artist. Microsoft's VALL-E, a neural code language model can learn to clone any voice in just 3 seconds. The AI model can work on a small audio clip of the target speaker and train itself to synthesize high-quality, personalised speech.
Microsoft engineers have trained VALL-E on 60K hours of data, which is 100x larger than any existing system used for text to speech synthesis (TTS).
The research paper indicates that VALL-E can preserve the naturalness and emotions and acoustic environment of the target speaker.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 9.7k views
Google Music LM can generate music from text. That is, if you tell it to create "a soothing guitar music with ocean waves and cello", it will quickly create a track for you. The input could be text or an image or caption and the output is in the form of 24 kHz stream.
Google isn't launching Google Music LM for public consumption yet. Google had introduced AudioLM - a framework for high-quality audio generation with long-term consistency. Do look at it on the source link below.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 12.2k views
Global retail and cloud giant Amazon is likely to layoff 10000 employees this week according to NYT. Meta recently laid off 11000 employees and Twitter fired almost 50% of its team.
Almost all of the tech companies who are laying off employees did massive hiring after the COVID-19 pandemic to cater to the record growth. The companies will also observe hiring freeze till Jan-Feb 2023. Let us know your thoughts on the recent layoffs in the industry.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 8.9k views
Nomad Desk is a patent pending, foldable standing desk that fits in your laptop backpack. Perfectly designed for the digital nomads the Nomad Desk offers 15 levels of adjustments and can be set up on any terrain.
It's height adjustable and moves from 25cm to 110cm - which means you can perfectly use it as a standing desk as well. The makers promise that it can handle considerable weight and you don't have to worry about it.
Richard Heng, the creator of Nomad Desk promises that you can attach accessories to the desk. Check out more about Nomad Desk on the source link below.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 8k views
Meta layoff has affected 13% (11,000) of its workforce. In a message to the employees, Zuckerberg put the blame on some of his decisions and economic conditions.
Outgoing employees will get 16 weeks of base + two additional weeks for every year of service, full remaining PTO and other benefits.
Zuckerberg said Meta will shrink company's real-estate footprint and encourage desk-sharing. The hiring freeze will continue till early 2023 with a few exceptions. Read the full letter on the source link below.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 7.6k views
Korean display giant LG has demonstrated world's first stretchable display. The 12", 100ppi, full-color RGB display can be stretched to 14".
The display uses micro-LEDs with pixel pitch of ~ 40μm. LG says that the display is durable and can withstand repeated changes to its form.
LG says the display is likely to find applications in multiple industries like healthcare, furniture, automobile and aviation.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 21.8k views
Microsoft has announced the retirement of Internet Explorer - the browser that ruled the Internet for larger part of our Internet lives. IE was launched in 1995 with Win 95 and it's had its own good and bad relationship with web developers for almost 27 years.
IE is being replaced by Microsoft Edge. Edge, will be the default web browser from Microsoft.
Kaustubh Katdare • 1 year ago • 20.1k views
India's leading payment gateway provider, Razorpay is investigating loss of ₹7.3 Cr via 831 failed transactions. The hacker has supposedly manipulated the authorisation process of the gateway provider to authenticate failed transactions. The theft was detected during audit of the transactions.
Abhishek Anand, head of Legal Disputes and Law Enforcement at Razorpay has filed a complaint with South East Cyber Crime Police on May 16th. The details of all the transactions have been handed over to the police.