Nov 09, 2022

6 Posts

Photograph of light at the end of a tunnel
Nov 09, 2022

What to Do in a Tough Economy: How to Survive and Thrive Amid Economic Uncertainty

The economic downturn of the past six months has hit many individuals and companies hard, and I’ve written about the impact of rising interest rates on AI. The effects of high inflation, the Russian war in Ukraine, and an economic slowdown in China are rippling across the globe...
Dependency between compute budget and number of parameters
Nov 09, 2022

Right-Sizing Models for the Dataset: Finding the Best Data-To-Parameter Ratio for NLP Models

The route to improving transformer-based language models like GPT-3 and Gopher, which are trained on immense quantities of text scraped from the web, has been to increase their size. But research shows that, given a processing budget, bigger doesn’t necessarily mean better.
Some results from a study performed by the market analyst Forrester
Nov 09, 2022

What Businesses Want from AI: What Business Managers Want from AI

In a new report, business leaders share their machine-learning successes and struggles. Many businesses plan to increase their use of machine learning, but their efforts so far don’t always yield the results they seek.
A series of screen captures from the Social Sentinel platform
Nov 09, 2022

When Safety Becomes Surveillance: Colleges Track Students Using AI Designed to Monitor Mental Health

United States colleges tracked activists using a natural language processing system intended to monitor their mental health.
Excerpt from a video showing what Atarraya's Shrimpbox looks like
Nov 09, 2022

Tanks for All the Fish: A Company is Growing Shrimp in AI-Controlled Shipping Containers

Farming shrimp in an open pond produces toxic effluent that can pollute groundwater and coastal waters. An AI-driven farm in a box may offer a more sustainable alternative.
Photograph of light at the end of a tunnel
Nov 09, 2022

The Batch: Safety or Surveillance?, What Businesses Want from AI, Right-Sizing Models, AI-Driven Aquaculture

The economic downturn of the past six months has hit many individuals and companies hard, and I’ve written about the impact of rising interest rates on AI. The effects of high inflation, the Russian war in Ukraine, and an economic slowdown in China are rippling across the globe.

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