Open Source Guides for Prompting AI Large Language Models

With AI prompt engineering one of the hottest disciplines in IT right now, we take a look at some of the top open source "best practices" type of guides on GitHub.

Thin or Native VDI Client? Measuring OS Resource Intensity Levels Helps Decide

Tom Fenton explores what resources are required to run a VDI client on top of a generic OS vs. a thin client

Commercial AI Pushes Receiving More Blowback

Is the rush to capitalize on AI advancements with commercial products pushing things too far, too fast?

How to Enable TPM Support for AWS Windows EC2 Instances

Surprisingly, most Windows EC2 instances do not support TPM 2.0, but thankfully there is a way to enable TPM support, explains Brien Posey.

Information Governance: The Microsoft Way

Paul Schnackenburg says the industry is adopting these technologies as part of Zero Trust and defense in depth, so everyone should have a grasp of the basics. Startup Debuts for 'Trustworthy AI'

Mozilla, with a mantra of making "browsers, apps, code and tools that put people before profit," seeks to challenge corporate AI with

Backing up the vCenter Server Appliance for Free

Tom Fenton says VMware's free solution has been proven over the years and is a viable option for even the most cash-strapped vSphere deployments.

Google Plays AI Catch-Up with Bard Search, Docs/Gmail Moves

After seeing Microsoft sprint to the forefront in the race to harness generative AI for corporate products, Google is playing catch up, today announcing a waitlist for the company's Bard search chatbot, following a recent announcement of AI-infused enhancements to Docs and Gmail.

Cloud Giants Continue Waves of Massive Layoffs

Cloud giants Amazon, Microsoft and Google continue to lay off tens of thousands of employees, with Amazon today announcing another 9,000 positions will be eliminated in the next few weeks.

Data Scientists Cite Lack of GPT-4 Details

Several data scientists have noted the lack of technical details accompanying the recent release of GPT-4 by OpenAI.


GPT-4, Powering New Bing, 'Surpasses ChatGPT in Its Advanced Reasoning Capabilities'

Microsoft partner OpenAI has released GPT-4 the latest iteration of its advanced large language model (LLM) series of machine language systems.

Hacking ChatGPT: 'The Dark Web's Hottest Topic'

"Forum threads on ChatGPT rose 145 percent -- from 37 to 91 in a month -- as exploiting the bot became the dark web's hottest topic."

There's a New Job in Town: Prompt Engineer (to the Tune of $335K/Year)

The new role has appeared largely thanks to the advent of cutting-edge generative AI systems based on the GPT-3 series of large language models (LLMs) for machine learning created by OpenAI.

Microsoft Details How Enterprises Can Use ChatGPT with Up-to-Date, Non-Public Corporate Data

The sentient-sounding ChatGPT chatbot can't by itself incorporate any information beyond September 2021 or access enterprise data.

Azure OpenAI Service Gets ChatGPT

It's a preview, open only to Microsoft managed customers and partners who have been vetted and granted access to the cloud service.

Threat Report: Big Hike in Cloud Attacks, but 'Access Broker' Biz Skyrocketed

Cybersecurity company CrowdStrike's recent threat report paints a bleak picture, citing increased attacks across the board from cloud attacks to malware-free exploitations, but the access broker business saw the biggest uptick.

Microsoft Explores AI and 'The Open Source Future with Web3'

As part of an open-source-focused Azure event today, Microsoft announced new AI capabilities and explored "the open source future with Web3."

Feds Say Software Makers Must 'Be Held Liable' for Cybersecurity Failures

The White House issued a new National Cybersecurity Strategy that puts the onus on big tech and software makers to take responsibility for cybersecurity, rather than small shops and individuals.

Enabling Cloud Native Access to Internal Web Apps with Amazon WorkSpaces Web

It allows you to create a secure access portal that will allow authorized users to access your organization's internal web applications, even if users are working remotely.

Azure Arc Enable Everything!

There are so many different technologies that can be connected via Azure Arc it's hard to keep up, which is why we have Paul Schnackenburg.

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