Author Archives - Patrick Gebert

Language models for your own data

Language models such as GPT, chatGPT, LLaMa, Bard and Alpaca are the focus of everyone’s attention and are incredibly fascinating – they provide surprisingly accurate answers to all kinds of questions, complete texts, formulate emails or summarise presentations and documents. Wouldn’t it be nice to use them on your own data?

MockServer in less than 2 minutes

For the development of applications, it can be very useful to provide an API via a local web server delivering predefined data. Especially for testing and rapid prototyping, it is highly recommended to use a mocked API instead of requesting a production system. Today I will show you how to create a local mock server…

Back to Céüse

The sight of the impressive rock face of Céüse in the French département of Hautes-Alpes makes every climber’s heart beat faster. The rock face is several kilometres long, rises up to 200m and offers an endless ampunt of outstanding routes. It is not for nothing that Céüse is one of the most famous climbing spots…

Parallelisation in Python with Joblib

In all computationally intensive tasks, sooner or later, the topic of parallelisation comes into focus. Python offers a variety of ways to achieve this – all with strengths but also weaknesses. In the following, I want to present some approaches with a focus on one framework: joblib. It allows the parallelisation and reusability of intermediate…

Visualisation with Python

Do you want to get quick insights from a large dataset? Just use Python – it has all the tools you need to load, transform and visualise complex data with just a few lines of code. This post will show you how you can quickly create a professional visualisation from your data using Pandas and…

First steps

After some training sessions the fitness comes back slowly, the long sommer days are fantastic and open borders in Europe make traveling possible again. Even though I was pleased to climb in our local home crags in the Black and Palatinate Forests, which have truly beautiful spots, I was looking forward to seeing some other…

Black Blocs

Climbing is more than a sport – it’s about freedom, traveling, perfection, and the fulfillment of dreams. And so most of the climbers tend to spend every free minute with climbing, training and traveling. As the Covid-19 restrictions are quite hard, they now face the question of how to live their passion during this challenging…

Dreaming of the Sea

After two months of hard-working, studying and training, we used the opportunity to take three weeks off and to escape the busy daily life in Karlsruhe. Actually, we were to busy to figure out a concrete plan so we just added two big points on our holiday-want-to-do-list: Luca wished to see the sea again and…