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Two images showing RETRO Architecture and Gopher (280B) vs State of the Art
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Large Language Models Shrink: Gopher and RETRO Prove Lean Language Models Can Push Boundaries

DeepMind released three papers that push the boundaries — and examine the issues — of large language models.
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An animation of a protein modeled by AlphaFold 2.
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DeepMind Doubles Down on AlphaFold: DeepMind Launches Company to Commercialize AlphaFold 2

Isomorphic aims to build its business on AlphaFold 2, an ensemble of neural networks that finds the shapes of protein molecules.
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Detection of a digitally altered image of a frog holding a violin
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Fighting Fakes

A supergroup of machine learning models flags manipulated photos. Jigsaw, a tech incubator owned by Alphabet, released a system that detects digitally altered images.
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AI-driven balloon reaching high altitude
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How to Drive a Balloon

Helium balloons that beam internet service to hard-to-serve areas are using AI to navigate amid high-altitude winds. Loon, the Alphabet division that provides wireless internet via polyethylene blimps.
2 min read
Quantum computing
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Quantum Leap

Quantum computing has made great strides in recent years, though it still faces significant challenges. If and when it gets here, machine learning may be ready for it.
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Illustration of a Halloween pumpkin covered in snow
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AI Winter Sets In

Could the flood of hype for artificial intelligence lead to a catastrophic collapse in funding? AI will fail to deliver on promises inflated by businesses and researchers. Investors will migrate to greener pastures, and AI Winter will descend.
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