Patrick Wheeler + Jason Gauci & Saahil Jain , Programming Throwdown

155: The Future of Search with Saahil Jain

10 Apr 2023 • 68 min • EN
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When it comes to untangling the complexities of what lies ahead for search engines in this age of AI, few are as deeply versed in the subject as Engineer Saahil Jain. Jason and Patrick talk with him in this episode about what search even is, what challenges lie ahead, and where the shift in paradigms can be found.   00:01:16 Introductions 00:02:06 How physics led Saahil to programming 00:07:20 Getting started at Microsoft 00:13:39 Analyzing human text input 00:22:22 The exciting paradigm shift in search 00:29:02 Rationales for direction 00:33:40 Image generation models 00:39:55 Knowledge bases 00:45:12 FIFA 00:49:29 Understanding the query’s intent 00:51:18 Expectations 00:55:38 A need to stay connected to authority repositories 01:03:45 About working at You 01:08:18 Farewells Resources mentioned in this episode: Join the Programming Throwdown Patreon community today: Links:Saahil Jain:Website: saahil @ you.comGithub: You.Com:Website: Others:On Thorium:   More Throwdown? Check out these prior episodes:E143: The Evolution of Search with Marcus Eagan: Search at Etsy:   If you’ve enjoyed this episode, you can listen to more on Programming Throwdown’s website:   Reach out to us via email:   You can also follow Programming Throwdown on  Facebook | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Player.FM    Join the discussion on our Discord Help support Programming Throwdown through our Patreon ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

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