Reading while being away

I have been away for a few weeks, traveling and attending conferences. While the conferences have been giving me an insight into the amazing things organizations are building (very heavily focused on AI/ML), I have been reading some fascinating articles during my down time.

How to start a Go project in 2023 | Ben E. C. Boyter

Some really good insights and adivse - a must read.

Why engineers need to be bored.
An analysis on boredom in engineering productivity and how it can lead to deeper innovation.

Getting bored is good for kids to be creative. Similar principle can be applied within your teams as well.

The hardest part of building software is not coding, it’s requirements
Why replacing programmers with AI won’t be so easy.

Loved reading this article and highly recommeded if you are a product manager.

How to write better code with ChatGPT - TechTalks
ChatGPT is not a replacement for coding skills. But if used right, it can amplify your programming immensely.

There is no escaping this. I have used ChatGPT extensively to help me write some scripts for my day to day work. Its one of the best way to get unstuck in my opinion.

GitHub - ni9elf/3HAN: An original implementation of “3HAN: A Deep Neural Network for Fake News Detection” (ICONIP 2017)
An original implementation of "3HAN: A Deep Neural Network for Fake News Detection" (ICONIP 2017) - GitHub - ni9elf/3HAN: An original implementation of "3HAN: A Deep Neural Network f…
The proliferation of fake news has possibly led to a mis-informed public opinion. We propose 3HAN, a three level hierarchical attention network, which creates a news vector, a representation of news articles to detect fake news. Our model (i) interprets the structure of an article as a three level hierarchy of words, sentences and headline, (ii) treats the headline as a distinctive feature and (iii) uses attention to differentiate elements of an hierarchy consistent with their interactions when constructing the news vector. Experiments on our large real world data set demonstrate the effectiveness of news vector in giving state-of- the-art performance. Visualizing the attention layers provides important parts of an article which is helpful in further human fact-checking.

I used it a couple of times, and its fascinating how this works. Hopefully more people integrate this services in their apps.

Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think (Taming the Mammoth) - Wait But Why
We all care way too much what other people think of us. Here’s why.


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Jamie Larson