Dec 21, 2022

7 Posts

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Dec 21, 2022

Generative models are AI's next pillar of value creation: Models like DALL·E and Stable Diffusion are creating a new paradigm for AI applications.

As the winter holiday approaches, it occurs to me that, instead of facing AI winter, we are in a boiling-hot summer of AI.
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Dec 21, 2022

One Model Does It All: Multi-task AI models got more sophisticated in 2022.

Individual deep learning models proved their mettle in hundreds of tasks. The scope of multi-task models expanded dramatically in the past year.
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Dec 21, 2022

Language Models; Extended: Language models grew more reliable and less biased in 2022.

Researchers pushed the boundaries of language models to address persistent problems of trustworthiness, bias, and updatability.
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Dec 21, 2022

AI's Eyes Evolve: Vision transformer research exploded in 2022.

Work on vision transformers exploded in 2022. Researchers published well over 17,000 ViT papers during the year. A major theme: combining self-attention and convolution.
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Dec 21, 2022

Programmer’s Best Friend: Code generation services took off in 2022.

Behind schedule on a software project? There’s an app for that. Language models fine-tuned on computer code proved capable of generating software routines similar to the work of experienced developers — though the results can be hit-or-miss.
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Dec 21, 2022

Synthetic Images Everywhere: 2022 was the year text-to-image AI went mainstream.

Pictures produced by AI went viral, stirred controversies, and drove investments. A new generation of text-to-image generators inspired a flood of experimentation, transforming text descriptions into mesmerizing artworks and photorealistic fantasies.
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Dec 21, 2022

Top AI Stories of 2022: AI Gets Creative, Relief for Coders, Language Models You Can Trust, One Model to Do Them All, Vision Transformers Bust Loose

The Batch - AI News & Insights. As the winter holiday approaches, it occurs to me that, instead of facing AI winter, we are in a boiling-hot summer of AI.

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