Feb 09, 2022

5 Posts

AlphaCode Beats Human Coders, Driving a Forklift In Pajamas, Facebook's New AI Cluster, Does Better Pretraining Yield Better Fine-Tuning?
Feb 09, 2022

AlphaCode Beats Human Coders, Driving a Forklift In Pajamas, Facebook's New AI Cluster, Does Better Pretraining Yield Better Fine-Tuning?

I tested positive for Covid on Monday and mentioned this on social media. I’m grateful to the many people who wished me well. Reading your messages made me feel better. My unscientific feeling is that they helped clear my nose a bit!
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Feb 09, 2022

Competitive Coder

Programming is hard. Programming competitions are harder. Yet transformers proved themselves up to the task.What’s new: Yujia Li, David Choi, Junyoung Chung, and a team at DeepMind
2 min read
New Supercomputer on the Block
Feb 09, 2022

New Supercomputer on the Block

Facebook’s parent company is staking its future on a new compute cluster.What’s new: Meta unveiled AI Research SuperCluster (RSC), which is designed to accelerate training of large models for applications like computer vision, natural
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Feb 09, 2022

The Limits of Pretraining

The higher the accuracy of a pretrained model, the better its performance after fine-tuning, right? Not necessarily.What’s new: Samira Abnar and colleagues at Google Research conducted
2 min read
Transport of stock on warehouse
Feb 09, 2022

No Hardhat Required

Workers can operate a forklift in their pajamas and never leave their bedrooms, thanks to a new generation of AI-assisted robots.What’s new: Companies are pairing semi-autonomous vehicles with remote
1 min read

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