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Scribe $25M Series B (4 minute read)
Scribe has raised a Series B funding round led by Redpoint Ventures to accelerate its AI-driven platform, which automates the creation of visual step-by-step guides and facilitates knowledge sharing within organizations. Over a million teams use Scribe, including 97% of the Fortune 100. The company is expanding its AI features to make workplace information even more accessible.
Feb 21 | Crypto
Maximizing Airdrops In 2024 (6 minute read)
One of the more active and vocal airdrop farmers in the space is predicting that this year will be a significant year for airdrops, with many opportunities already emerging. In an interview, this airdrop farmer shares insights on how consistent organic usage over several months is crucial for farming airdrops. He also identifies several underrated airdrops and emphasizes the marketing potential of airdrops in attracting and retaining users.
Feb 21 | Infosec
Living Off the False Positive (2 minute read)
Living Off the False Positive (LoFP) is a new autogenerated collection sourced from popular rule sets. The data is categorized along with ATT&CK techniques, rule source, and data source. This repository can be used by red teams to blend in with false positives or blue teams to assess weak spots across their detections.
Feb 21 | Design
The UK government logo gets a subtle but clever update (4 minute read)
The UK government has quietly updated the logo on its official website to reflect King Charles III's preference for the Tudor Crown. The previous logo was based on Queen Elizabeth II's favored St Edward's Crown. The change is causing some controversy regarding its cost amidst economic concerns. Government officials have defended the update as a symbol that reflects the new monarch's reign.
Feb 21 | Webdev
Scaling ChatGPT: Five Real-World Engineering Challenges (21 minute read)
100 million people were using ChatGPT weekly by November 2023. Scaling ChatGPT to such a large user base was not an easy feat. OpenAI faced a few key challenges when scaling: managing GPU RAM, avoiding cache misses, finding the right batch size, measuring the right metrics, and handling a shortage of GPUs. The company found that taking a system-wide approach to optimization and being adaptable in the face of changing constraints allowed it to scale efficiently. Many of the lessons learned are applicable to general software systems.