Recent content from across the web that has caught my attention
Extending WebAssembly to the Cloud with .NET - .NET Blog
We're closely following the progress of WebAssembly, including WebAssembly System Interface (WASI). There's a new experimental workload in .NET 8 for WASI that extends the capabilities of Wasm towards the Cloud.
Multi-account support on GitHub.com - The GitHub Blog
A new way to bring garbage collected programming languages efficiently to WebAssembly · V8
Requiring workflows with Repository Rules is generally available - The GitHub Blog
220.127.116.11 lookup failures on October 4th, 2023
On 4 October 2023, Cloudflare experienced DNS resolution problems. Some users may have received SERVFAIL DNS responses to valid queries. In this blog, we’re going to talk about what the failure was, why it occurred, and what we’re doing to make sure this doesn’t happen again
Cloudflare is free of CAPTCHAs; Turnstile is free for everyone
Now that we’ve eliminated CAPTCHAs at Cloudflare, we want to hasten the demise of CAPTCHAs across the internet. We’re thrilled to announce that Turnstile is generally available, and Turnstile’s ‘Managed’ mode is now completely free to everyone for unlimited use.
Polly v8 officially released
After months of continuous development, Polly v8 is finally here! In our v8 announcement post, we discussed the background of the Polly project and what motivated us to completely redesign the library with a hyper-focus on performance. We were very fortunate to have top-notch developers from Microso…
LongLoRA: Efficient Fine-tuning of Long-Context Large Language Models
We present LongLoRA, an efficient fine-tuning approach that extends the context sizes of pre-trained large language models (LLMs), with limited computation cost. Typically, training LLMs with long...
Vectorize: a vector database for shipping AI-powered applications to production, fast
Vectorize is our brand-new vector database offering, designed to let you build full-stack, AI-powered applications entirely on Cloudflare’s global network: and you can start building with it right away
Killed by Apple, Google and Microsoft - Discontinued products and services
Killed by tech is a graveyard in memorial of great and beloved products killed by Apple, Google and Microsoft. It's a free and open source list of discontinued products and services.
Announcing Microsoft Copilot, your everyday AI companion - The Official Microsoft Blog
We are entering a new era of AI, one that is fundamentally changing how we relate to and benefit from technology. With the convergence of chat interfaces and large language models you can now ask for what you want in natural language and the technology is smart enough to answer, create it or take ac…
I count my lucky stars that SUSE's pricing for Rancher and Harvester was so ridiculous over the top for our situation. If they hadn't reached for those million-dollar contracts, we'd probably be stuck in enterprise vendor hell forever, buying over-priced consulting services for Kubernetes and VM too…
Performance Improvements in .NET 8 - .NET Blog
.NET 7 was super fast, .NET 8 is faster. Take an in-depth tour through over 500 pull requests that make that a reality.
New free, interactive Angular course for beginners on Sololearn
We are delighted to announce that we’ve collaborated with the online interactive code learning platform Sololearn to develop an…
You can now train ChatGPT on your own documents via API – Ars Technica
Developers can now bring their own data to customize GPT-3.5 Turbo outputs.
Compiling Rust for .NET, using only tea and stubbornness!
In this article, I describe my journey creating a barely functional rust backend enabling compilation for the .NET runtime (Usually used to run C# and F#). It is currently in the proof-of-concept stage, but I believe it still may be of some interest.
Generally available: Azure Container Apps workload profiles, more networking features, and jobs - Microsoft Community Hub
Announcing the general availability of workload profiles, Dedicated plan, additional networking features, and jobs in Azure Container Apps.
Google's Gemini AI is a Serious Threat to ChatGPT – Here's Why
Google's new Gemini LLM has the potential to unseat ChatGPT due to its vast array of proprietary training data. Learn more about it here.
A faster way to manage version updates with Dependabot - The GitHub Blog
Now, you can group multiple version updates in a single pull request.
OpenTF created a fork of Terraform!
Read the official announcement: opentf.org/announcement