Today’s post is sparked by our recent chat with friends who want to “get a taste of” applications using large language models.
In fact, a bit of an “existential crisis” prompted by this tweet: https://x.com/_AngelinaYang_/status/1722681864597762098?s=20
If you are like me, coming from a background in statistics, maths or economics, perhaps you’ll sense a tinge of anxiety, as I did😭.
So, how to catch up?
Jeremy Howard, in one of his classes, shared that:
The best learning happens from doing. <Rephrase>
If you are thinking of compiling a laundry list of online courses or applying for a graduate program to break in the field of AI.
Think twice 🤯.
I find the best learning starts with pinpointing a problem you genuinely want to solve, perhaps a headache you’ve experienced. Start by learning how to solve that problem using AI.
If you feel a bit disconnect between your problem space, and potential AI solutions, reach out to us by : ⨉DM me → here. 🥰
Mehdi and I have launched our boutique consulting firm precisely to address your pain-points using AI, or provide consultation, helping you navigate what might work and what won’t, or enhancing your existing system!
Stuck for ideas? No problem.
With this repository, you can create a local version of a simple chatbot to query your private documents, simple UI, simple setup. You will have privacy, a toy to play with, and some inspiration to be discovered!
To add a visual element, we’ve started sharing short demos on our YouTube Channel, as shown below!
We are newbies to Youtube and believe or not, it’s pretty nerve-wracking when I hit the record button! We’ll do more of those — see, we are starting something new too🤪!
We cherish our learning journey and we appreciate your company along the way!
Here’s our whimsical demo for your entertainment🤓:
A better demo of the app is here!