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Rami's Readings #37
The latest on Chain-of-Thought Prompt Engineering, LLM Surveys, Adobe Generative AI, FTX Trials, Business Speed, Remittances, and more.
Welcome to Rami’s Readings #37 - a weekly digest of interesting articles, videos, Twitter threads from my various sources across the Internet. Expect a list of reads covering technology, business, culture, fashion, travel and more. Learn about what I do at ramisayar.com/about.
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🤖 AI Reads
Notes: Handy tool to find out if your GPU can run or fine-tune a particular model.
Meta-CoT: Generalizable Chain-of-Thought Prompting in Mixed-Task Scenarios with Large Language Models
Notes: Neat! CoT continues to be a promising avenue for prompt engineering.
Notes: New survey preprint on ArXiv.
A Survey of Large Language Models for Healthcare: from Data, Technology, and Applications to Accountability and Ethics
Notes: Another great survey of LLMs for Healthcare.
We hypothesize that pretraining with retrieval makes its decoder good at incorporating context for QA. Our results highlights the promising direction to obtain a better GPT decoder for QA through continued pretraining with retrieval before instruction tuning.
Notes: Adobe really is an AI-first company now.
A Tiny Startup Has Helped Intel Trounce AMD and Nvidia in Critical AI Tests — Is It Game over Already?
Notes: Skeptical about this specific startup but I will share again… Inference will be free in the long run. #Edge-AI
💼 Business Reads
You have to read’s coverage of the FTX trials. My favorite was day four.
Notes: Entertaining read on the current legal proceedings against Bankman-Fried.
Notes: Stop cutting your R&D budget when you have profit pressures.
At the macro level, short-termist distortions slow growth by 5 basis points yearly and lower social welfare by about 1%.
Notes: I agree with this take on speed. Fast experimentation is critical to learning and reaching product-market fit. Zuck is generally right, move fast and break things.
Notes: Like inflation, I believe memories of export controls will continue to persist beyond their end date.
For individuals, even as Covid lockdowns are lifted, the memories of the extreme curbs remain.
That is all for this week. Signing off from Harlem, NYC.