ChatGPT’s parasitic machine

What do ChatGPT and other large language models owe to the human creators who provide the information they train on? What if creators stop making their insights publicly available?

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When the rubber duck talks back

The real value of AI coding assistants isn’t any particular piece of code they get ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ but the process of collaborating with them.

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5 best practices for software development partnerships

Partnerships can accelerate technological innovation in agile, devops, and data science. Just make sure you start with a strong foundation in place.


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Latest Deno release supports NPM packages

Deno 1.34 improves NPM and Node.js compatibility and adds support for Globs, TLS certificates, and more.


Amazing federated multicloud apps

Applications that span multiple public clouds are becoming more popular, especially with Kubernetes and containers, but think carefully.

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PostgreSQL 16 advances query parallelism

Next major release of the major open source relational database, now in beta, brings performance improvements to query execution and to logical replication.

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Microsoft Dev Box due this summer

Azure-hosted service allows developers to spin up project-specific Windows-based workstations on demand, with support for custom images and configuration-as-code capabilities.


Angular users want better server-side rendering

Angular Developer Survey 2022 marks server-side rendering, testing, debugging and profiling, component authoring format, and initial load performance as key areas for improvement.

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Microsoft .NET 8 boosts Blazor, WebAssembly

Microsoft works to improve web app performance with Blazor server-side rendering and streaming rendering, Blazor WebAssembly runtime improvements.

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How to use factory-based middleware activation in ASP.NET Core

Factory-based middleware activation is a more flexible and dynamic approach to configuring and activating middleware components. Here’s how to take advantage of it in ASP.NET Core 7.


Snowflake acquires Neeva to add generative AI-based search to Data Cloud

Neeva, which uses large language models to offer an AI-based search experience, is the latest company to be picked up in Snowflake's acquisition spree.

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DataStax taps ThirdAI to bring generative AI to its database offerings

The partnership will see the Apache Cassandra-based database take advantage of ThirdAI’s Bolt technology to achieve better AI training performance on CPUs.

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Microsoft updates Power Automate’s Cloud Flows with Copilot

Other updates include Action SDKs for Desktop Flows and Work Queues for managing bots.

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Yugabyte adds multiregion Kubernetes support to YugabyteDB 2.18

The new updates include a new intelligent performance advisor that optimizes indexes, queries, and schema for the self-managed, database-as-a-service Yugabyte Anywhere.

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Build a Java application to talk to ChatGPT

Build your own Java-based chatbot and get a feel for interacting with the ChatGPT API in a Java client.