Niels Berglund

Interesting Stuff - Week 11, 2024

This week: featuring breakthroughs from causal graphs to LDB frameworks, RAGs, and the innovative RAT method. Plus, get excited for the upcoming Data and AI Community Day in Durban!

Interesting Stuff - Week 09, 2024

Dive into this week's blog for a tech-packed journey, from cutting-edge scalable systems and LLM data indexing to the latest in Apache Kafka and real-time sentiment analysis. Plus, get highlights from my Generative AI presentation at the Global Power Platform Bootcamp.

Interesting Stuff - Week 49, 2023

Explore the frontiers of AI in my latest blog post! Dive into Simon Headley's insights on Kubernetes with Dapr, unravel the mysteries of AGI with Youssef Hosni, and discover the innovative uses of Retrieval Augmented Generation. Plus, get Andrej Karpathy's unique perspective on LLMs' 'hallucination problem'.

Interesting Stuff - Week 47, 2023

This week: Patterns for Effective Distributed Systems, Real-Time Generative AI Gameplay, Sam Altman Returns as CEO of OpenAI, Confluent and Ably: A Game-Changer for Kafka Integration, Streaming with Style: Unleashing the Power of Kafka for .NET Developers.

Interesting Stuff - Week 46, 2023

This week we delve into the dynamic world of AI and streaming technologies, starting with the unexpected ousting of Sam Altman from OpenAI and the latest advancements in Retrieval-Augmented Generation systems. We also explore OpenAI's newest tools, DALL-E 3, GPT-4 Vision, and GPT-4 Turbo, and much more.

Interesting Stuff - Week 37 - 38, 2023

Latest news from this we as well as the previous week: explore the Circuit Breaker Pattern. Dive into Distributed Computing with Dapr, revolutionize SQL queries with Azure Open AI. Join Data Saturday Cape Town, September 30, and more.

Interesting Stuff - Week 36, 2023

This week: explore event-driven systems, AI compilers, and real-time data pipelines! Join me at Data Saturday Cape Town on September 30th, and mark your calendar for AI & Data Infusion Roadshow Durban on November 11th.

Interesting Stuff - Week 35, 2023

This week: From transforming banking with Dapr to building a Neo4j Knowledge Graph with Chat-GPT. Streaming updates from Hubert and cool stream-processing using Kafka & Flink. Stay updated on the latest in AI and streaming tech.

Interesting Stuff - Week 30, 2023

In this week's blog post: managing and analyzing game data at scale using Azure PlayFab and Databricks. Ambassador Pattern for distributed systems. OpenAI Whisper on Azure OpenAI Service. Function calling in Azure OpenAI. Using Azure 'Prompt Flow'. Apache Kafka as a mission-critical data fabric for GenAI.

Interesting Stuff - Week 3, 2023

This week we look at cool visualizations in Azure Data Explorer using Plotly. Interesting about benefits and challenges of distributed computing. Comparison of different SQL-based streaming approaches and their use cases, including a look at a streaming database. A really good post about Time in Flink.