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Vector Search: An Introduction

What Is Vector Search? We’ve come to understand searching as a job of comparing text. We grew up Googling things, looking up words in dictionaries, and finding book titles in libraries. But there are tons of other types of media packed with information we might need, like images, videos, and audio. What if you want to find a specific word in an audiobook, or you’re trying to locate a scene with a red Ferrari in action movies?...

April 14, 2024 · 3 min · Amin Rashidbeigi
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Navigating Extra Work in Programming Teams

Recently, I read an interesting article by Ben Northrop that can be found here . In the article, Ben talks about the concept of ‘doing extra,’ which is not the same as doing more. For example, if you’re asked to implement two APIs and finish early, you can use the extra time to think about how to make the implementation more efficient, secure, or reduce the code length. That’s ‘doing extra....

July 17, 2023 · 4 min · Amin Rashidbeigi