A Systems Programmer's Perspectives on Generative AI

Posted on Sun 10 December 2023 in geek • Tagged with ai, llms, systems, programming, chatgpt, qemu, open source

Alex discusses his experience playing with the current crop of large language models and muses on the power of processors multiplying lots of numbers together.

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New Phone

Posted on Thu 22 July 2010 in geek • Tagged with android, hero, htc, open-source, phones

One of the advantages of the current bread of smart phones is they are field upgradable. As so much of their functionality is basically software it makes no sense to treat the phone as a static product once it leaves the factory gates. Coupled with the rapid development of the …

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Manchester BarCamp2

Posted on Mon 09 November 2009 in geek • Tagged with barcamp, open-source

I didn't even know there was a BarCamp event running in Manchester until I happened across Dan's post the night before I was due to head up for a party I was attending. My previous experience with the un-conference style of organisation was limited to OggCamp which I had attended …

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