Month: April 2024

12 posts

Using LLMs for Training Data Preparation with Nihit Desai

Machine learning models learn patterns and relationships from data to make predictions or decisions. The quality of the data influences how well these models can represent and generalize from the data. Nihit Desai is the Co-founder and CTO at Refuel.ai. The company is using LLMs for tasks such as data labeling, cleaning, and enrichment. He The post Using LLMs for Training Data Preparation with Nihit Desai appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.
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AI-Driven Observability at Kentik with Avi Freedman

Kentik is a network observability platform that focuses on letting users easily ask questions and get answers about their network. Avi Freedman is the CEO of Kentik and he joins the podcast to talk about the platform, his observability philosophy, the role of AI in observability, and much more. Full Disclosure: This episode is sponsored The post AI-Driven Observability at Kentik with Avi Freedman appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.
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SolidJS with Ryan Carniato

Solid.js is a popular JavaScript framework known for its reactive and efficient rendering system. Instead of using a Virtual DOM, it compiles its templates to real DOM nodes and updates them with fine-grained reactions. Ryan Carniato is the creator of SolidJS, and he joins the show to talk about the framework. Taylor Nodell is a The post SolidJS with Ryan Carniato appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.
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Database Scaling at Figma with Sammy Steele

Sammy Steele is a Senior Staff Engineer at Figma, and the tech lead for their databases team. She previously worked at Dropbox, where she built out their petabyte-scale metadata storage and search systems. Sammy recently published a blog called “How Figma’s databases team lived to tell the scale”. The blog went viral and made it The post Database Scaling at Figma with Sammy Steele appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.
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Bonus Episode: How to Build a Self-Driving Car with Ian Williams

Autonomous vehicle engineering is a huge challenge and requires the integration of many different technologies. A self-driving car needs data from multiple sensors, ML models to process that data, engineering to couple software and mechanical systems, and much more. Ian Williams is a Senior Staff Software Engineer at Cruise, and before that worked at Google, The post Bonus Episode: How to Build a Self-Driving Car with Ian Williams appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.
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Security Engineering with Ben Huber

Ben Huber is a security engineer who has worked at companies including Crypto.com and Blackpanda. He joins the podcast to talk about his career, penetration or “pen” testing, attack vectors, security tools, and much more. Gregor Vand is a security-focused technologist, and is the founder and CTO of Mailpass. Previously, Gregor was a CTO across The post Security Engineering with Ben Huber appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.
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Startup Investing with George Mathew

George Mathew is a Managing Director at Insight Partners where he invested in Weights & Biases, Jasper, and others. He has over 20 years of experience developing high-growth technology startups including most recently being CEO of Kespry. George joins the podcast to talk about his path to becoming an investor, his data-first thesis about investment, The post Startup Investing with George Mathew appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.
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Hookdeck and Building an Event Gateway with Alex Bouchard

Event-driven architecture is a software design pattern where system components communicate through events that are generated by producers, and pushed to consumers. This design is often contrasted with a request-driven architecture, where components communicate with each other by sending requests and receiving responses. Hookdeck is an event gateway for receiving, processing, and delivering asynchronous messages. The post Hookdeck and Building an Event Gateway with Alex Bouchard appeared first on Software Engineering Daily.
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