Machine Learning & AI Articles

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SEP Named a Best Places to Work Company for 14th Consecutive Year

SEP has once again been recognized as one of Indiana’s Best Places to Work for the 14th year consecutive year.  The statewide survey and award program evaluates participating organizations and honors those with the highest levels of employee satisfaction and…
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UX + AI: 4 Risks Designers can Help Solve Before you Build

AI’s rapid ascent up the hype curve is tempting businesses to heavily automate processes for efficiency and consistency. Opportunities abound: creative copilots and image generators, flexible data analysis, predictions for equipment failure. AI has the potential to change how we work and make software to help us. But AI comes with subtle risks that can […]
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The Common Business Applications of AI That We Rely on Every Day

In the modern era, many of us feel like we understand what AI is.  After all, it’s around us every day.  It’s in our novels and movies and news.  It’s in our businesses and our competitors. It’s in our medicine and our health care.  Though we may not think about it, it touches nearly every […]
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Four Software Development Specialists from SEP Speak at Indy.Code() 2023

At Indy.Code() 2023, the campus of IUPUI was buzzing with innovation around all things software development. Four seasoned product development specialists from SEP took to the stage, sharing their expertise and insights spanning from the realm of probabilistic forecasting that fuels smarter decision-making to unveiling the potential of crafting custom AI software applications for highway […]
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How Autonomous AI Agents Leverage Text Completion Capabilities

This is the fourth post in a series that looks at how autonomous agents use generative AI models. Introduction The previous post showed how programmatic interactions with Open AI’s language models function. In this post, we’ll look at how two different autonomous agents (BabyAGI and Auto-GPT) leverage these capabilities. Agents like these provide a way […]
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Chatting With A LLM – Using the Open AI APIs

This is the third post in a series that looks at how autonomous agents use generative AI models. Introduction The previous post discussed how the text completion and chat completion capabilities work generally. It also showed some examples of prompts and responses. In this post, we’ll see how to use Open AI’s API to perform […]
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Probabilistic Chatting – How Text Completions and Chat Completions Work Behind the Scenes

This is the second post in a series that looks at how autonomous agents use generative AI models. Introduction The previous post introduced transformers and how they impacted recent natural language processing (NLP) developments. In this post, we’ll take a look at how this sort of transformer model works with completion and chat completion interactions. […]
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The Rise of Transformers – An Introduction to Transformers and LLMs

This is the first post in a series that looks at how autonomous agents use generative AI models. Introduction The past few years have included rapid advancements in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). These advancements are particularly demonstrable in the natural language processing (NLP) domain. Newer transformer based models have demonstrated remarkable capabilities in […]
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10 things I learned in my first 10 episodes of podcasting

I’ve had the opportunity to interview talented, driven and successful leaders in Indy tech. We often don’t get to hear how software products get built and what it took to make them a reality. These stories of success and challenge have been encouraging for me to hear so I summarized some of my biggest takeaways.   […]
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Identifying AI Opportunities: A Hypothetical Case Study

Previously, we discussed how there is a large class of business problems that AI can address.  Here, we’re going to follow up that thought with a hypothetical case study. In particular, we’ll look at how AI could be part of a product for addressing elder care. When we hear elder care and artificial intelligence some remarkable […]
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