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GPT & GenAI for Startup Storytelling

OpenAI and Bard   are the most used GenAI tools today; the first one has a massive Microsoft investment, and the other one is an experiment from Google. But did you know that you can also use them to optimize and hack your startup?  For startups, creating pitch scripts, sales emails, and elevator pitches with generative AI (GenAI) can help you not only save time but also validate your marketing and wording. Curious? Here are a few prompt hacks for startups to create,improve, and validate buyer personas, your startup's mission/vision statements, and unique selling proposition (USP) definitions. First Step: Introduce yourself and your startup Introduce yourself, your startup, your website, your idea, your position, and in a few words what you are doing to the chatbot: Prompt : I'm NAME and our startup NAME, with website URL, is doing WHATEVER. With PRODUCT NAME, we aim to change or disrupt INDUSTRY. Bard is able to pull information from your website. I'm not sure if ChatGPT

Indexing PostgreSQL with Apache Solr

Searching and filtering large IP address datasets within PostgreSQL can be challenging. Why? Databases excel at data storage and structured queries, but often struggle with full-text search and complex analysis. Apache Solr, a high-performance search engine built on top of Lucene, is designed to handle these tasks with remarkable speed and flexibility. What do we need? A running PostgreSQL database with a table containing IP address information (named "ip_loc" in our example). A basic installation of Apache Solr. Setting up Apache Solr 1. Create a Solr Core: solr create -c ip_data -d /path/to/solr/configsets/ 2. Define the Schema ( schema.xml ) <field name="start_ip" type="ip" indexed="true" stored="true"/> <field name="end_ip" type="ip" indexed="true" stored="true"/> <field name="iso2" type="string" indexed="true" stored="true"/> <field