Feb 03, 2021

5 Posts

Feb 03, 2021

Pain Points in Black and White

A model designed to assess medical patients’ pain levels matched the patients’ own reports better than doctors’ estimates did — when the patients were Black.
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GPT-Neo related animation
Feb 03, 2021

Language Models Want to Be Free

A grassroots research collective aims to make a GPT-3 clone that’s available to everyone. EleutherAI, a loose-knit group of independent researchers, is developing GPT-Neo, an open source, free-to-use version of OpenAI’s gargantuan language model.
1 min read
Graphs and data related to recurrent neural nets (RNNs)
Feb 03, 2021

Performance Guaranteed

Bayes-optimal algorithms always make the best decisions given their training and input, if certain assumptions hold true. New work shows that some neural networks can approach this kind of performance.
2 min read
Information related to a deep learning system developed by Sandia National  Laboratories
Feb 03, 2021

Materials Science Gets a Boost

Neural nets could speed up development of new materials.What’s new: A deep learning system from Sandia National Laboratories dramatically accelerated simulations that help scientists understand how changes to the design or fabrication of a material change its properties.
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Examples of InstaHide scrambling images
Feb 03, 2021

A Privacy Threat Revealed

With access to a trained model, an attacker can use a reconstruction attack to approximate its training data. A method called InstaHide recently won acclaim for promising to make such examples unrecognizable to human eyes while retaining their utility for training.
2 min read

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