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Everything is a Model

TLDR: I review a recent systems paper from Google, why it is a wake-up call to the industry, and the recipe it provides for nonlinear product thinking. Here, I will be enumerating my main takeaways from a recent paper, “The Case for Learned Index Structures” by Tim Kraska, Alex Beutel, Ed Chi, Jeffrey Dean, and […]

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Turi Acquisition

(This post is about Turi, but I will occasionally refer to it by its older names Dato and Graphlab.) Turi got acquired by Apple for $200M (or so it is rumored). Reactions on the internet go from hearty congratulations to folks saying this is another example of the “AI bubble”. And of course, there are ill-informed, get-rich-quick […]

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