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#146 – December 16, 2022

The hidden tech of the Nest Thermostat

Join Tony Fadell, the creator of the Nest Thermostat, as he uses a CT scanner to give us a behind-the-scenes look at the device's inner workings. Discover the hidden technology that makes the Nest so revolutionary.

9 Best Ecommerce UX Practices From the World's Best Ecommerce Site

Breaking down the best ecommerce UX practices of a site that recently made the top of HackerNews.

Low-cost battery built with four times the capacity of lithium

Researchers are hoping that a new, low-cost battery which holds four times the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries and is far cheaper to produce will significantly reduce the cost of transitioning to a decarbonised economy.

How does GPT Obtain its Ability?

In this post, we try to dissect the emergent abilities and trace them to their sources, hoping to give a comprehensive roadmap about how the GPT-3.5 model family, along with related large language models, evolved to their current forms.

NIST Retires SHA-1 Cryptographic Algorithm

The venerable cryptographic hash function has vulnerabilities that make its further use inadvisable.

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