Writings on AI, tech, WASH, leadership and more.

As I learn, I write. Here is all of my long-form thoughts on various topics.

A Paradigm Shift in Machine Translation: Leveraging Embeddings as Translation Memory

A transformative concept in machine translation - using embeddings as a translation memory. It explores the creation of the Translation Vector Database, the process of building semantic bridges, the advent of larger context windows in language models, and the implications of these innovations on the future of machine translation.

GIS Meets Large Language Models: A New Era of Spatial Analysis

Exploring the integration of Large Language Models (LLMs) into the Geographic Information System (GIS), leading to the development of Autonomous GIS. It discusses the potential of this integration to revolutionize spatial analysis, making it faster, easier, and more accessible.

A Brief on Transformers and Their Evolution

Transformers have revolutionized AI, specifically in Natural Language Processing (NLP). Their adaptability has led to their use in multimodal tasks, far beyond NLP. With further advancements in tooling and accessibility, coupled with the popularization through chatbots, Transformers continue to dominate. Alongside, Diffusion models emerge as a new force in image generation.

Translation Using AI for Enhanced and Accessible Technical Support

AI can be used to translate technical content for users who are not native English speakers, enhancing the accessibility and efficiency of technical support. It uses the example of translating a technical manual from English to Swahili using Transformer models.

The Transformative Impact of Multimodal Models on AI Applications: A Deep Dive into Technical Support

Exploring the transformative impact of multimodal models on AI applications, particularly in technical support. It discusses how these models, which can process and integrate multiple types of data, can provide more comprehensive and intuitive support to users. The post also highlights a case study of the MultiModal-GPT model, which demonstrates the potential of multimodal models in maintaining continuous dialogues with humans and effectively understanding and describing images.

Reducing Costs Associated with LLM Use in AI-Powered Applications

Strategies for reducing costs associated with the use of Large Language Models (LLMs) in AI-powered applications, based on a recent research paper. It introduces the concept of FrugalGPT, a model that optimizes the use of different LLMs to reduce cost and improve accuracy.

Language Models: The Linguistic Maestros of AI

Embark on an exciting journey to understand Language Models, the linguistic masterpieces that revolutionize natural language understanding and generation in AI.

Data Analysis 101

Master the essential principles of data analysis, equipping yourself with the fundamental skills to extract valuable insights from raw data.