Stable Biases, Jobs at Risk, Efficient Robot Training, Banks Embrace AI
Jul 12, 2023

Stable Biases, Jobs at Risk, Efficient Robot Training, Banks Embrace AI

The Batch - AI News & Insights: Internalizing this mental framework has made me a more efficient machine learning engineer: Most of the work of building a machine learning system is debugging rather than development.
The Secret Life of Data Labelers, Letting Chatbots See Your Data, Making Government Multilingual
Jul 05, 2023

The Secret Life of Data Labelers, Letting Chatbots See Your Data, Making Government Multilingual

The Batch - AI News & Insights: Prompt-based development is making the machine learning development cycle much faster: Projects that used to take months now may take days.
Meta’s Generative Strategy, Robots Invade Mechanical Turk, U.S. Gears Up to Regulate, Better Fine-Tuning
Jun 28, 2023

Meta’s Generative Strategy, Robots Invade Mechanical Turk, U.S. Gears Up to Regulate, Better Fine-Tuning

The Batch - AI News & Insights: Suddenly it seems like everyone wants to regulate AI. The European Union is on the verge of enacting a comprehensive AI Act that’s intended to mitigate risks and protect individual rights.
Generative Economic Engine, Tesla Semiautonomous Crashes, LLMs in the Courtroom, Seeing What the Brain Sees
Jun 21, 2023

Generative Economic Engine, Tesla Semiautonomous Crashes, LLMs in the Courtroom, Seeing What the Brain Sees

The Batch - AI News & Insights: I spent Sunday through Tuesday at the CVPR computer vision conference in Vancouver, Canada, along with over 4,000 other attendees. With the easing of the pandemic, it’s fantastic that large conferences are being held in person again!
Taught by a Bot, Game Devs Embrace Generative AI, Japan's Data Free-For-All, Faster Diffusion
Jun 14, 2023

Taught by a Bot, Game Devs Embrace Generative AI, Japan's Data Free-For-All, Faster Diffusion

The Batch - AI News & Insights: AI risks are in the air — from speculation that AI, decades or centuries from now, could bring about human extinction to ongoing problems like bias and fairness.
Bengio, Too, is Anxious About AI; LAION Tests Copyright Law; Abu Dhabi Develops Top Model; Optimizing Matrix Multiplication
Jun 07, 2023

Bengio, Too, is Anxious About AI; LAION Tests Copyright Law; Abu Dhabi Develops Top Model; Optimizing Matrix Multiplication

The Batch - AI News & Insights: Last week, safe.org asserted that “Mitigating the risk of extinction from AI should be a global priority alongside other societal-scale risks such as pandemics and nuclear war.”
New Push to Regulate AI, Weapons Detector Misses Knives, Grimes Embraces Voice Cloning, Text-to-Image Editing Evolves
May 31, 2023

New Push to Regulate AI, Weapons Detector Misses Knives, Grimes Embraces Voice Cloning, Text-to-Image Editing Evolves

The Batch - AI News & Insights: In April, DeepLearning.AI launched a short course, “ChatGPT Prompt Engineering for Developers,” taught by OpenAI’s Isa Fulford and me. I’m thrilled to announce three more short courses, available today.
EU's Algorithm Investigators, Crystal Ball for Interest Rates, Image Gen for Architects, Big Results From TinyML
May 24, 2023

EU's Algorithm Investigators, Crystal Ball for Interest Rates, Image Gen for Architects, Big Results From TinyML

The Batch - AI News & Insights: t’s time to move beyond the stereotype that machine learning systems need a lot of data. While having more data is helpful, large pretrained models make it practical to build viable systems using a very small labeled training set...
Google Goes All-In on AI, Do You Share GPT-3's Politics?, Generative AI Productivity Boost, Text to 3D Without 3D Data
May 17, 2023

Google Goes All-In on AI, Do You Share GPT-3's Politics?, Generative AI Productivity Boost, Text to 3D Without 3D Data

The Batch - AI News & Insights: A few weeks ago, I wrote about my team at Landing AI’s work on visual prompting. With the speed of building machine learning applications through text prompting and visual prompting...
Battlefield Chat, Protecting Artists' Styles, OpenAI Retools for Business, Language Models for Science Search
May 10, 2023

Battlefield Chat, Protecting Artists' Styles, OpenAI Retools for Business, Language Models for Science Search

The Batch - AI News & Insights: There are many great applications to be built on top of large language models, and the overhead of doing so may be lower than you think.
AI Scares Deep Learning Pioneer Geoffrey Hinton, Radio Tests AI DJs, Generated Political Attack Ad
May 03, 2023

AI Scares Deep Learning Pioneer Geoffrey Hinton, Radio Tests AI DJs, Generated Political Attack Ad

The Batch - AI News & Insights: Last week, we released a new course, ChatGPT Prompt Engineering for Developers, created in collaboration with OpenAI. This short, 1.5-hour course is taught by OpenAI’s Isa Fulford and me.
Data Providers Hike Prices, Google AI Plans Leak, Music Stars Get Cloned, Image Generators Copy Training Data
Apr 26, 2023

Data Providers Hike Prices, Google AI Plans Leak, Music Stars Get Cloned, Image Generators Copy Training Data

The Batch - AI News & Insights: My team at Landing AI just announced a new tool for quickly building computer vision models, using a technique we call Visual Prompting. It’s a lot of fun! I invite you to try it.
Record Industry Fights Generated Music, AWS Launches GenAI Platform, France Embraces Surveillance, Prompt Generation
Apr 19, 2023

Record Industry Fights Generated Music, AWS Launches GenAI Platform, France Embraces Surveillance, Prompt Generation

The Batch - AI News & Insights: The competitive landscape of large language models (LLMs) is evolving quickly. The ultimate winners are yet to be determined, and already the current dynamics are exciting. Let me share a few observations...
AI Startups Face Compute Shortage, Detecting Generated Text, Italy Bans ChatGPT, AI Trends Report
Apr 12, 2023

AI Startups Face Compute Shortage, Detecting Generated Text, Italy Bans ChatGPT, AI Trends Report

The Batch - AI News & Insights: An ill-advised proposal for a 6-month pause in cutting-edge AI research got far more attention than I think it deserved. To me, this is a wake-up call that the AI doomers have done a much better job than the AI optimists at framing the narrative of progress in AI.
Figure showing how researchers obtained the Alpaca model
Apr 05, 2023

Robot Metal Workers, Better Pay for Data Wranglers, Building a South African AI Hub, Collaborative Language Model

The Batch - AI News & Insights: Last week, the tech news site The Information reported an internal controversy at Google. Engineers were concerned that Google’s Bard large language model was trained in part on output from OpenAI’s ChatGPT, which would have violated OpenAI’s terms of use.

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