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Rami's Readings #40
The latest on Whisper, HuggingFace, UK AI Summit, Montreal's REM, StarHub CEO on Transformative Change, End of the FTX Trials, Kung Pao Chicken, JFK Travel Hacks, and more.
Welcome to Rami’s Readings #40 - 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: Sasha Luccioni from Montreal & HuggingFace gave this TED talk at TEDWomen last month. Worth a watch!
Notes: A survey on the evaluation of LLMs.
Notes: A review of the AI Summit hosted in the UK this past week.
💼 Business Reads
Notes: I was skeptical when the REM project was announced. I lived many attempts to try to extend the Métro de Montréal. Happy to see I was wrong and that the REM is operating already in some parts of the city. The station in front of my mother’s house is not ready, so I haven’t personally used it yet. I am looking forward to the airport to downtown Montréal connection to be completed. That should really make life a lot easier for tourists and business travelers.
Notes: A McKinsey interview shared by a reader.
CEOs must always consider the human element in all of their decisions -- not just "black and white numbers on a page," -- which means asking questions and creating personal connections with those involved and affected, says Nikhil Eapen, CEO of StarHub. "If I cannot fully engage with everyone I meet, then I will not be able to succeed in this job," Eapen says.
Notes: How much of this cash flow is driven by capital controls in source countries?
The FTX Trial saga is finally at an end.
✈️ Travel Reads
Notes: Yet another way to optimize your travel out of JFK.
🔀 Other Reads
Notes: If you missed it in theaters the first time!
That is all for this week. Signing off from Redmond, WA.