In the News
What Are The 10 Best AI Consulting Firms
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has described the advent of artificial intelligence (AI) as more revolutionary than the discovery of fire or electricity. According to PwC, it has the potential to contribute $15 trillion to the global industry by 2030.
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In The News
Inworld closes $50M Series A for its realistic NPC generator
Inworld, a Disney-backed startup using AI to create realistic non-playable virtual characters (NPCs), has closed a $50 million Series A funding round.
AI-generated art illustrates another problem with technology
Artificial intelligence is being used to design magazine covers and provide pictures for internet newsletters. What could possibly go wrong?
Why is Meta’s new AI chatbot so bad?
Earlier this month, Meta (the corporation formerly known as Facebook) released an AI chatbot with the innocuous name Blenderbot that anyone in the US can talk with. Immediately, users all over the country started posting the AI’s takes condemning Facebook
Applied use cases
AI model can detect Parkinson’s from breathing patterns
An MIT-developed device with the appearance of a Wi-Fi router uses a neural network to discern the presence and severity of one of the fastest-growing neurological diseases in the world.
How archaeologists can use AI to date our ancestors
A team led by Lund University in Sweden developed a method that uses machine learning to identify genomes in dead organisms to determine how far they date back.
AI And The Limits Of Language
An artificial intelligence system trained on words and sentences alone will never approximate human understanding.
The outgoing White House AI director explains the policy challenges ahead
Algorithmic bias, a small AI workforce, and a lack of AI education may hold the US back from leading the world in the technology, says Lynne Parker.
Deepfakes for all: Uncensored AI art model prompts ethics questions
A new open source AI image generator capable of producing realistic pictures from any text prompt has seen stunningly swift uptake in its first week.
The Revolution Has Arrived: AI Authorship and Copyright Law
This article argues that American copyright law is, and has been traditionally, primarily about benefiting the public interest rather than benefiting authors directly.
The best sci-fi books that describe how robots really work
I have loved science fiction ever since I was a kid and read all my Dad’s ancient issues of Analog Science Fiction and Fact from the 1940s.
Google Gave Its Helper Robots AI Language Skills to Better Work With Humans
combining its PaLM large language model with robots made by Everyday Robots—a spinoff from Alphabet’s “moonshot factory,” X—they’ve built prototype mechanized butlers that can do a human’s bidding around the house.
20 Teams to Compete for $10M Telerobot XPrize
The ANA Avatar XPrize seeks to solve this by combining humans and robots by enabling physical, nonautonomous avatar systems that allow remote users to see, hear, touch, and interact in real time.
AI for Beginners - Top 8 Resources for Learning Machine Learning
Machine Learning to some has become a bit of a buzzword but its development in recent years has led to many breakthroughs and it now plays a key role in the world around us today.
Accelerating Structure Prediction of Protein Monomers and Multimer by 11 Times! An Open Source Solution from Colossal-AI and BioMap
By integrating large model training techniques and optimizations provided by Colossal-AI, we can significantly reduce the time and cost of both protein monomer and multimer structure prediction during model training and inference. ¨
A Mechanistic Interpretability Analysis of Grokking
Grokking is a recent phenomena discovered by OpenAI researchers, that in my opinion is one of the most fascinating mysteries in deep learning.