Recent content from across the web that has caught my attention
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
Architecting Modern Web Applications with ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure
written an eBook for Microsoft titled Architecting Modern Web Applications with ASP.NET Core and Microsoft Azure. It's part of the .NET Application Architecture guidance portal on Microsoft.com. The book also includes a sample reference online store application that demonstrates (in a very simple ap…
Announcing Python in Excel: Combining the power of Python and the flexibility of Excel.
Since its inception, Microsoft Excel has changed how people organize, analyze, and visualize their data, providing a basis for decision-making for the..
SpeechX - Microsoft Research
Neural Codec Language Model as a Versatile Speech Transformer SpeechX is a versatile speech generation model leveraging audio and text prompts, which can deal with both clean and noisy speech inputs and perform zero-shot TTS and various tasks involving transforming the input speech. SpeechX combines…
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TheBloke/Luna-AI-Llama2-Uncensored-GGML · Hugging Face
We’re on a journey to advance and democratize artificial intelligence through open source and open science.
Automating End-to-End testing with Playwright and Azure Pipelines
The article discusses the importance of end-to-end testing in software development. It introduces Playwright, an open-source automation framework developed by..
How to use function calling with Azure OpenAI Service - Azure OpenAI Service | Microsoft Learn
Learn how to use function calling with the GPT-35-Turbo and GPT-4 models
Function calling is now available in Azure OpenAI Service - Microsoft Community Hub
Function calling is now available in Azure OpenAI Service and gives the latest 0613 versions of gpt-35-turbo and gpt-4 the ability to produce structured JSON..
Microsoft VP: Bing chatbot has increased click-throughs | Fortune
Bing’s chatbot is increasing traffic to websites and giving publisher websites clicks, not detracting from their viewership as some feared.