Rami's Readings #1
LLMs, LastPass and more.
Welcome to the first Rami’s Readings newsletter - a weekly digest of interesting articles, videos, Twitter threads from my various sources across the Internet. Expect a list of reads covering technology, business, fashion, travel and more. Learn about what I do at ramisayar.com/about.
Notes: Another take on the LastPass debacle.
The cache of customer password vaults is stored in a “proprietary binary format” that contains both unencrypted and encrypted vault data, but technical and security details of this proprietary format weren’t specified. In an updated blog post on its disclosure, LastPass CEO Karim Toubba said the intruders took a copy of a backup of customer vault data by using cloud storage keys stolen from a LastPass employee.
Notes: Neeva CEO's take on open source ML research following the ChatGPT announcement.
Notes: Open source prompt engineering guide for a few different models include DALL-E 2 and Stable Diffusion.
Notes: Ben Thompson on the threat Large Language Models and AI in general on homework, education and other topics.
The first obvious casualty of large language models is homework: the real training for everyone, though, and the best way to leverage AI, will be in verifying and editing information.
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