Sunday, June 04, 2023

learning AI, from co-founder of OpenAI

The spelled-out intro to neural networks and backpropagation: building micrograd - YouTube

Andrej Karpathy
This is the most step-by-step spelled-out explanation of backpropagation and training of neural networks. It only assumes basic knowledge of Python and a vague recollection of calculus from high school.

Andrej Karpathy - Wikipedia

Qwik: thinking fast and slow; no "hydration"

a clever observation from creator of Angular:

AI/LLMs are like "system 1" as defined in book "Thinking fast and slow":
quick, but no "understanding", while Humans are like "system 2": rational, planning

How the creator of Angular is dehydrating the web (Ep. 574) - Stack Overflow podcast

Miško Hevery, creator of Angular and longtime Googler, tells Ben about building the future of web applications in his new role as CTO of

Angular is an open-source web framework used by millions of developers. Explore the Angular community.

Miško is currently CTO at Builder, an API-driven, drag-and-drop headless CMS with a visual editor. Explore their docs or see what they’re up to on their blog.

Builder’s full-stack web framework is Qwik, which just reached 1.0.

Let Miško walk you through why Hydration is Pure Overhead.

ICYMI, listen to our episode with Builder CEO Steve Stewell.

Connect with Miško on LinkedIn, Twitter, or GitHub. You can also check out his website.

Because Qwik skips hydration, your applications are instantly interactive. 
This is accomplished by resumability.

hydration = running JavaScript to restore "state"

Developer experience is a core principle of Qwik.
Built on top of JSX (from React, not Angular!),
functional components and reactivity, learning Qwik is a piece of cake.