Monday, February 28, 2022

128: WebAssembly with Kevin Hoffman

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Summary:


What is WebAssembly? Guest speaker Kevin Hoffman, CTO of Cosmonic shares what WebAssembly is, why it exists, and what kind of things you can do with it.



Notes:


00:00:16 Introduction

00:00:52 Cosmonic during COVID

00:02:45 Kevin Hoffman’s career and Cosmonic’s begginings

00:12:39 WebAssembly integrations

00:16:20 What is WebAssembly?

00:27:30 The developer experience

00:30:30 WebAssembly, JSON, and other object interactions

00:36:35 Rollbar

00:41:08 Compiler linking

00:49:27 wasmCloud

00:54:21 Decoupling clouds

01:01:51 Cosmonic fostering wasmCloud/WebAssembly

01:03:28 Cosmonic as a company

01:09:33 Opportunities at Cosmonic

01:13:03 Farewells







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Monday, February 14, 2022

127: AI for Code with Eran Yahav

Brief Summary:

Programming is difficult as it is, but imagine how difficult it was without all the current tools, compilers, synthesizers, etc. that we have today! Eran Yahav, Chief Technology Officer at Tabnine shares how AI is currently helping with code writing and how it could change in the future.

00:00:16 Introduction
00:00:51 Eran Yahav’s programming background
00:08:11 Balance between Human and the Machine
00:11:49 Static Analysis
00:29:42 Similarities in Programming Constructs
00:25:30 Average vs Tailored tooling
00:36:19 Machine learning quality metrics
00:38:27 Rollbar
00:40:19 Model Training vs Statistic Matching
00:50:19 Developers Interacting with their Code in the Future
01:00:18 Tabnine


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Tabnine
Eran Yahav, Chief Technology Officer at Tabnine

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