This week we feature articles by Purvanshi Mehta, and Daniel Waisberg, Gaal Yahas, & Haim Daniel.
Additional reading from Jeremy Perdue, Rachel Gordon, and Nandan Grover.
News comes from Quark, TigerGraph, Slang Labs, and DeltaXML.
Note that news items now link to the original source of the news rather than our 200 word summaries, which are always available here.
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Opinion / Analysis
Indexing and Querying external KBs through GPT — GPT Index (LlamaIndex)
Purvanshi Mehta provides an overview of how you can use the GPT Index (now LlamaIndex) to customize large language models by connecting with external knowledge bases relevant to your application domain. She helpfully includes examples for different types of data sources. (6 min).
Bulk data export: a new and powerful way to access your Search Console data
From the Google Search Console Team…
You can configure an export in Search Console to get a daily data dump into your BigQuery project. The data includes all your performance data, apart from anonymized queries, which are filtered out for privacy reasons … This means you can explore your data to its maximum potential, joining it with other sources of data and using advanced analysis and visualization techniques. … This data export could be particularly helpful for large websites with tens of thousands of pages, or those receiving traffic from tens of thousands of queries a day (or both!). (3 min).
- Outlook Mac for all, free, no subscription, and native via Microsoft
- Large language models are biased. Can logic help save them? via MIT
- The ultimate review of GitHub Copilot for language translation via DataDrivenInvestor
Content technology news
Quark releases Quark Publishing Platform NextGen v3.0
TigerGraph expands cloud capabilities
Provides a comprehensive, streamlined approach to deploy and maintain multiple graph database solutions with visual analytics and machine learning tools.
Slang Labs launches CONVA
CONVA is a full-stack solution that provides smart and highly accurate multilingual voice search capabilities inside e-commerce apps.
DeltaXML eases HTML table comparison with XML Compare 14
The finer-grained detail for cells and rows are easier to display and provide greater understanding when reviewed.
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