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From Markdown to Machine Learning: Automating RAG Database Creation for Enhanced LLM Performance

Thursday, July 11

Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG) is a powerful technique for enhancing Large Language Models (LLMs) with custom, up-to-date information. Integrating RAG into LLM workflows allows organizations to leverage their proprietary data to generate more accurate, relevant, and contextually appropriate responses. This approach bridges the gap between the LLM’s pre-trained knowledge and specific. This includes confidential information that … Continue reading

Ollama language model

Creating a AI Assistant in Langchain | Part 1

Sunday, May 5

The more I work in Langchain, the more I discover its strength for creating powerful, custom Large Language Model interactive AI powered chatbots. For example, right now I am using it to create a custom chatbot that is trained on our proprietary internal documentation, reports, and log files. This uses something called RAG (Retrieval Augmented … Continue reading

Langchain LLM Update

Saturday, April 20

As many of you know, I have been building a personal AI assistant using Large Language Model transformers. The goal is to have it access documents and internet feeds to take care of different tasks. This week I have been experimenting with Meta’s newest iteration of their open source transformer, Llama3. I downloaded their 8B … Continue reading

LangChain and Creating AI ‘Personal Assistants’

Saturday, August 26

Over the next serveral weeks I will be diving into my work in creating a personal assistant, much like a private chatGPT. The main reason will be so I can explore the different capabilities of LangChain and how I can use it to do exploratory data analysis on my library of PDF files, emails, and … Continue reading

Save time to Play!

Monday, May 29

All work and no play, right? Yet, I’ve found that setting time aside to play can be rewarding, especially when it comes to doing something that lets me learn and gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of my coding. Ever thought about how empowering it feels to be a creator? Even though I’ve been working … Continue reading

Machine Learning to Predict Future Housing Prices

Friday, March 3

When I chose my final senior thesis and project for my computer science degree I chose to write an artiificial intelligence based model that used a custom machine learning code that I trained to predict future housing prices based on macroeconomic data. I wanted to dive more into machine learning and what sorts of insights … Continue reading

When Machines Become our Coworkers

Saturday, February 4

The thought of machines as our coworkers brings to mind futuristic images of robots sitting in the cubical next to us and standing next to us on the bus going to work. But in reality, we are working alongside robots already, in the computer, as apps. What does this have to to with us as … Continue reading

AI generated images

How Far is Too Far with AI?

Monday, January 23

Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking the art world by storm, and for good reason! Artists are discovering that AI can be a powerful tool for generating new ideas and brainstorming. But with this new technology comes new ethical considerations. So, what exactly is AI, and how can artists use it to create art? And is it ethical to use AI to create art? Let’s dive in and find out!