Sunday, 23rd April 2023
Introducing PyPI Organizations. Launched at PyCon US today: Organizations allow packages on the Python Package Index to be owned by a group, not an individual user account. “We’re making organizations available to community projects for free, forever, and to corporate projects for a small fee.”—this is the first revenue generating PyPI feature. # 8:29 pm
Weeknotes: Citus Con, PyCon and three new niche museums
I’ve had a busy week in terms of speaking: on Tuesday I gave an online keynote at Citus Con, “Big Opportunities in Small Data”. I then flew to Salt Lake City for PyCon that evening and gave a three hour workshop on Wednesday, “Data analysis with SQLite and Python”.[... 225 words]
A lot of people who claim to be doing prompt engineering today are actually just blind prompting. “Blind Prompting” is a term I am using to describe the method of creating prompts with a crude trial-and-error approach paired with minimal or no testing and a very surface level knowedge of prompting. Blind prompting is not prompt engineering. [...] In this blog post, I will make the argument that prompt engineering is a real skill that can be developed based on real experimental methodologies.
— Mitchell Hashimoto # 4:08 am