Tech News #39 | Adam Cogan | GitHub Copilot Extensions

Welcome to this month’s edition of SSW Tech News! Join Adam Cogan as he brings you the latest updates and insights from the tech world. In this episode, we cover:

GitHub’s rollout of ARM64 on Actions for faster and cheaper builds
Microsoft Edge achieving a new market share milestone
The release of Next.js 15 with React 19 support
Plus, Adam shares his experiences from SSW France, NDC Oslo, and some intriguing Norwegian technology! Stay tuned for exciting GitHub Copilot extensions and updates on the latest AI and tech developments.

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AI Powered Navigation for French Payroll Expert | Thomas Bidou

Join us as we explore the journey of French Payroll Expert (FPE), a company that provides payroll services from A to Z to foreign companies working in France. Discover how integrating an AI-powered chatbot, developed in collaboration with SSW, has revolutionized their customer service, addressing common queries efficiently and accurately.

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AI 2 Day Workshop | Calum Simpson

SSW is exploring the evolving field of AI for software development, and actively encourages employees to integrate use AI into their work. Since Generative AI has become widely adopted, our developers have been taking advantage of it, and are building better software faster and significantly boosting SSW’s productivity. This workshop aims to share the knowledge of these great modern tools to help others.
Available both in-person and online.

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From Demo Scene to Cutting-Edge Tech | Jean Thirion & Espen Sande-Larsen

Join us for an interview with SSW’s France CEO, Jean Thirion and Espen Sande-Larsen, also known as Dr. Circuit, as he shares his journey from the demo scene of the ’80s and ’90s to groundbreaking projects in JavaScript and AI. Learn how he pushes the boundaries of technology at a bank’s R&D department, crafting innovative solutions that redefine the future of finance. From quantum physics to generative AI, Espen discusses the fascinating intersection of creativity and technology, offering a glimpse into the exciting possibilities ahead.

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Building Multimodal AI Solutions Beyond Chatbots | Ulysses Maclaren & Arafat Tehsin

Join SSW’s General Manager, Ulysses Maclaren in an engaging interview with Arafat Tehsin, an AI MVP with Microsoft, as they delve into the realm of AI beyond chatbots. Arafat shares insights into his innovative project tackling parking sign confusions using multimodal AI. From leveraging Microsoft Project Florence to experimenting with OpenAI’s GPT-3.5, Arafat unveils the journey of building a solution that integrates images and text seamlessly. Discover how advancements in AI are revolutionizing mobile and web app experiences, gamification, personalized recommendations, and even video analysis.

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Tech News #37 | First AI “Software Engineer” – Devin, xAI open sources Grok-1 and Elon sues OpenAI

Join us for this month’s tech news! Meet Devin, the groundbreaking AI software engineer revolutionizing coding, explore Stable Diffusion 3 for enhanced image generation, and get the scoop on .NET 9 Preview 1 & 2. Find out about the ongoing battle between Epic Games and Apple, and get the lowdown on Nvidia’s powerful new ‘Blackwell’ chips. Sam Altman returns to the OpenAI board, while Elon Musk sues the organization and much more!

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AI Security Fundamentals | Ulysses Maclaren & Sarah Young | NDC Sydney 2024

Join us for an insightful discussion on AI and security fundamentals. Ulysses Maclaren from SSW TV and Sarah Young, Senior Cloud Security Advocate at Microsoft delve into the importance of maintaining traditional security measures alongside advancements in AI, covering topics such as model poisoning, data privacy concerns, and the role of AI in organizational security. Gain valuable insights for navigating the complex landscape of AI-enabled applications and safeguarding data integrity. Don’t miss this engaging conversation packed with expert advice and practical tips!

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