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Great to see my home state implementing data analytics in a a smart, useful, and interesting way. LLEAD is the Louisiana Law Enforcement Accountability Database, a public tool that consolidates personnel, police misconduct, use of force, and other related datasets from over 500 law enforcement agencies in the state of Louisiana.

Emoji 16.0

The Unicode Consortium just released Emoji 16.0, featuring a diverse set of new characters. This set emojis add more depth and variety, making conversations even more expressive. I especially dig the splatter.

Next Gen Claude

The announcement of the Claude 3 model family by Anthropic introduces a significant leap forward in AI technology, showcasing a tiered range of models—Haiku, Sonnet, and Opus—each designed to offer a unique balance of speed.

llamafile: bringing LLMs to the people

Mozilla's latest innovation, llamafile, is revolutionizing AI: a single-file solution that brings powerful large language models directly to your computer. This open-source breakthrough allows anyone to harness the capabilities of advanced AI, locally and independently of cloud services.

2024 Tech Predictions

Flying cars are still stuck in traffic, robots walk our dogs but refuse to pick up after them, and VR headsets now come with reality escape warnings. Who knew the future would be this whimsical?

No more, it's OnStar

GM ditched Apple CarPlay, and now even their cars are feeling 'core' dumped! Guess they couldn't 'sync' up after all.

Immersing in Gridiron Glory

As a die-hard New Orleans Saints fan, the NFL season is undoubtedly my ultimate vice. NFL Sunday Ticket now through YouTube has finally become my virtual playground. Live action, analysis, and content every Sunday. Touchdowns, interceptions, and the electric energy of fellow fans in the Dome all come alive, making every game a can't-miss spectacle for me.

Mobile Battle Royale

I'm holding onto my charging cables because a showdown is about to hit the stage via various keynotes this fall. The new iPhone 15 and Pixel 8 launches are coming. Apple fans are probably practicing their gasps, while Google Pixel enthusiasts are wondering what Google will cook up in with their obsession over picture quality. I don't think it will be a thriller, but I'll be here with my popcorn, ready for the show.

Navigating Chaos

The Bing Chatbot AI is an absolute disaster. I found that it consistently fails to grasp basic questions and provided nonsensical responses. Its lack of contextual understanding made interactions frustrating and confusing. Overall, a deeply disappointing experience.

Samsung Food AI

Guess what? Samsung has just cracked the ultimate dinner dilemma: What's on the menu, Bixby? Say hello to Samsung Food. Samsung has spiced things up with a dash of Food AI.

PayPal's Stablecoin

PayPal's launch of its stablecoin, PYUSD, is a fairly groundbreaking move that's set to transform payments. As a PayPal user, I'm excited about this innovative step. Backed by strong assets like U.S. dollar deposits, PYUSD promises stability and convenience. The seamless transfer between PayPal and external wallets, person-to-person payments, and purchase options are impressive.

I've determined HTMX is a fantastic tool for web development. The emphasis on progressive enhancement strikes a perfect balance between modern interactivity and traditional web principles. The library's ability to dynamically update content without sacrificing accessibility or search engine visibility is truly commendable. By seamlessly integrating into existing projects and simplifying the process of creating interactive web applications, HTMX empowers developers to craft user experiences that are both engaging and inclusive. A+

Retirement Party

Seems like Microsoft is giving Visual Studio for Mac a one-way ticket to the retirement home. Say goodbye to that old pair of sneakers – they served us well, but it's time for some shiny new ones. Fear not, Mac devs, we can still rock the coding world with VS Code and all those cool cross-platform bells and whistles.

Photoshop AI

Just tried out the new Photoshop AI features, and wow, mind blown! The level of automation and precision is incredible. It's like having a creative superpower in your hands. The Generative Fill feature is amazing!

The Magic of QR Codes

Ever wondered how those cryptic patterns work like magic? QR codes hold secrets, unlocking a world of convenience and possibilities.