Advice to Pinoys working or studying in the US for the first time

Someone on one of my Philippine-based teams is going to be studying in the US for a quarter in 2024, and I offered to share some cultural advice/reflections to her prior to her departure; I figured it might be a fun post to open-source & share more widely, so here goes…

In no particular order — and being super explicit, even if some of this is obvious — as that’s kinda the whole point of this post:

OK those are the main suggestions!

Here are a bit more random thoughts, depending on your particular interests:

Overall, and most importantly:

 
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Mastering LLMs course notes – Lecture 1

Notes on Mastering LLMs Maven course https://maven.com/parlance-labs/fine-tuning Lecture 1 # Most common tools for fine-tuning: Axolotl, huggingface’s transformer apply_chat() method — formats your fine-tune examples into templates that... Continue →