Indy News Assistant

After noticing the recent increase in (self)censorship by mainstream media I created the “Indy News Assistant”. It takes any topic and provides both news sources as well as latest YouTube videos published on the matter.

Here’s the link:

To make it easy for those without a ChatGPT subscription here is a public Streamlit app using the same api:

It uses vectors and bm25 to make search work, and I think it is an interesting and cheap approach. Unfortunately vector searches, like LLMs, suffer from producing irrelevant output, and so this comes with a YMMV warning 😉