Article: Weaviate is an open-source search engine powered by ML, vectors, graphs, and GraphQL

Free, Open Software, Open Source

Weaviate is an open-source search engine powered by ML, vectors, graphs, and GraphQL

Bob van Luijt’s career in technology started at age 15, building websites to help people sell toothbrushes online. Not many 15 year-olds do that. Apparently, this gave van Luijt enough of a head start to arrive at the confluence of technology trends today.

Van Luijt went on to study arts but ended up working full time in technology anyway. In 2015, when Google introduced its RankBrain algorithm, the quality of search results jumped up. It was a watershed moment, as it introduced machine learning in search. A few people noticed, including van Luijt, who saw a business opportunity and decided to bring this to the masses.

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Article: Raspberry Pi CM4 powers 7-inch panel PC and 10.1-inch AiO system

Hardware, Open Manufacturing, Open Source

Raspberry Pi CM4 powers 7-inch panel PC and 10.1-inch AiO system

When covering Win Enterprises’ Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 based, 7-inch IP67 Panel PC yesterday we saw that another CM4-based panel PC was announced in January called the Industrial Pi. Since there has not been much media coverage of Chipsee’s announcement.

We will cover it here along with an unpriced 10.1-inch All-In-One Pi desktop system announced in February. The AiO system runs on a 1.5GHz, quad -A72 Raspberry Pi CM4, but with a different mainboard (see farther below).

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Article: To Go Green, the Energy Industry Goes Open Source

Energy, Open Provisioning

To Go Green, the Energy Industry Goes Open Source

THE EUROPEAN UNION aims to reduce carbon emissions by at least 80 percent by 2050. Former California Governor Jerry Brown signed an executive order last year calling for the state, the fifth-largest economy in the world, to go carbon neutral by 2045.

Meeting these goals, or even the less ambitious goals set by other governments, will require utilities to buy more energy from sustainable sources like wind and solar power. That shift is already creating logistical challenges for utilities.

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