How to use ChatGPT

You may have already heard about this artificial intelligence writing readable text. This will have a profound effect on the need for knowledge workers who's craft is the written word, and —in the not too distant future—…
Joaquin Lippincott
January 24th, 2023

Over the Air (OTA) Updates for IoT Devices using AWS

Over-the-air (OTA) updates are a critical feature for Internet of Things (IoT) devices. These updates allow manufacturers to improve the performance, security, and functionality of their devices without requiring users to…
Joaquin Lippincott
January 12th, 2023

Use AI for marketing content instead of using Lorem Ipsum

Writing compelling content for marketing purposes can be a daunting task. With the rise of artificial intelligence, businesses can now take advantage of the power of AI to create powerful and impactful content. AI-powered…
Laura Chaves
January 12th, 2023
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What does Metal Toad do?

Welcome to Metal Toad! So you’ve been hired at this cool tech company called Metal Toad, but what exactly do we do again?  This feeling isn’t unique.
Joaquin Lippincott
December 22nd, 2022
Serverless Best Practices

Serverless Best Practice Resources

My last Session for re:Invent was on optimizing Lambda. It is a very fascinating topic with lots of little nobs that can be turned to incrementally improve performance. But this blog isn’t about that. 
Nathan Wilkerson
December 5th, 2022
Image and Natural Language Processing (NLP) using AWS Machine Learning

Image & Natural Language Processing (NLP) using AWS Machine Learning

Machine learning has revolutionized the way we think about technology and its capabilities. As the founder and CEO of Metal Toad, I have had the privilege of observing firsthand the incredible potential of machine learning…
Joaquin Lippincott
December 3rd, 2022
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Lambda SnapStart

AWS re:Invent is in full swing and with it come new services that people have been asking for. While these new services are exciting, the even more exciting things are improvements to existing services that users benefit…
Nathan Wilkerson
December 2nd, 2022
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Cloud Readiness Assessment

If you are being asked to assess whether you company is ready to migrate to the Cloud, you're not alone. As of 2022, 94% of companies use cloud technology in some form or another. Here are few statistics:
Joaquin Lippincott
June 3rd, 2022
Amazon S3

What is Amazon S3?

Amazon S3 is short for Amazon Simple Storage Service, and it is the storage in the cloud. While it can be used to store anything, it's best to think of as optimized for files (documents, images, etc) that you may need quick…
Joaquin Lippincott
May 20th, 2022
AWS Insight

Managed Services for AWS

One ‘gotcha’ I’ve experienced when discussing cloud ecosystems is that the term ‘managed services’ has drastically different meanings depending on the context. This is unfortunate as it adds extra effort to get to truly…
Nathan Wilkerson
May 18th, 2022
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What is Deep Learning?

Deep learning is a category of artificial intelligence (AI) used to find patterns within various types of complex datasets which can include textual, audio, and visual data.
Joaquin Lippincott
May 13th, 2022
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The importance of teamwork in the workplace

We live in a world full of technology, new applications, new functions, different types of entertainment... All projects becoming very successful and evolving more and more.
Gabriel Napolitano
April 25th, 2022

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