Aug 03, 2022

6 Posts

UK's Drone Superhighway, Largest Open Source Language Model, AI Protects Bees, Countering Biased Labels
Aug 03, 2022

UK's Drone Superhighway, Largest Open Source Language Model, AI Protects Bees, Countering Biased Labels

While working on Course 3 of the Machine Learning Specialization, which covers reinforcement learning, I was reflecting on how reinforcement learning algorithms are still quite finicky.
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vehicle avoiding traffic cones
Aug 03, 2022

The Trouble With Reinforcement Learning

While working on Course 3 of the Machine Learning Specialization, which covers reinforcement learning, I was reflecting on how reinforcement learning algorithms are still quite finicky. They’re very sensitive to hyperparameter
2 min read
Drone delivering package.
Aug 03, 2022

Where Drones Fly Free: The UK’s Superhighway in the Sky for Drones

Autonomous aircraft in the United Kingdom are getting their own superhighway. The UK government approved Project Skyway, a 165-mile system of interconnected drone-only flight routes.
2 min read
Bloom logo
Aug 03, 2022

Large Language Models Unbound

A worldwide collaboration produced the biggest open source language model to date. BLOOM is a family of language models built by the BigScience Research Workshop, a collective of over 1,000 researchers from 250 institutions around the globe.
2 min read
Bees pollinating flowers
Aug 03, 2022

Protection for Pollinators: AI Could Help Create Pesticides That Don’t Kill Bees

A machine learning method could help chemists formulate pesticides that target harmful insects but leave bees alone. Researchers at Oregon State University developed models that classify whether or not a chemical is fatally toxic to bees.
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A flowchart shows how a jury learning method reduces annotator bias in machine learning models.
Aug 03, 2022

Choose the Right Annotators

A new machine learning method attempts to account for biases that may be held by certain subsets of labelers.
2 min read

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