Rick Merritt

Rick Merritt is a staff writer at NVIDIA. Previously, he worked as a reporter and editor at "EE Times" for 28 years and served as managing editor of "Asian Computer Monthly" based in Hong Kong.
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Posts by Rick Merritt

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Generative AI

Explainer: What Is Retrieval-Augmented Generation aka RAG?

Retrieval-augmented generation (RAG) is a technique for enhancing the accuracy and reliability of generative AI models with facts fetched from external sources. 1 MIN READ
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Generative AI

Explainer: What Are Foundation Models?

Foundation models are AI neural networks trained on massive unlabeled datasets to handle a wide variety of jobs from translating text to analyzing medical... 1 MIN READ

Explainer: What Is Confidential Computing?

Confidential computing is a way of processing data in a protected zone of a computer’s processor, often inside a remote edge or public cloud server, and... 1 MIN READ
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Data Science

Explainer: What Is AI Computing?

AI computing is the work of machine learning systems and software, sifting through mountains of data to reveal useful insights and generate new capabilities. 1 MIN READ
Computer Vision / Video Analytics

Explainer: What Is a Smart City?

Examples of what a smart city is can be found in metro IoT deployments from Singapore to Seat Pleasant, Maryland. 1 MIN READ
Data Center / Cloud

Explainer: What Is MLOps?

Machine learning operations, MLOps, are best practices for businesses to run AI successfully with help from an expanding smorgasbord of software products and... 1 MIN READ