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Tech, Talent, and the Future of Work

Hi there. My name is David Lemayian. I'm a software engineer, writer, and innovator. I work alongside some of the brightest and most impactful individuals and organizations using technology to solve problems and create opportunities. This is a space where I share what I'm learning and paint a picture of what the future could look like. Join me to explore technology's impact on society, the important role of empowered talent, and the new paradigms of work in service of the world's most challenging questions.

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Featured Blog Posts

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“The Testament of a Furniture dealer” - IKEAs Timeless Handbook on Values and The Visionary Legacy of Ingvar Kamprad

January 27, 2024
Revisiting IKEA founder Ingvar Kamprad's visionary leadership principles - a timely reflection on values of humility, empowerment, cost-efficiency, and service that still steer the company today.
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What Does “GPT” in ChatGPT Stand For?

January 15, 2024
ChatGPT's name refers to the AI architecture powering it - Generative Pre-trained Transformer. The 'Generative' indicates its ability to produce new text, while 'Pre-trained' means it has learned foundations from vast datasets. 'Transformer' refers to the type of neural network that excel at contextual relationships in text, allowing ChatGPT's human-like responses.
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My favorite finds of 2023

December 15, 2023
I would have liked to present you with a smorgasbord of data from my life in 2023 instead I have a few words, a few pictures, and a few lists. I hope you enjoy them.