Nov 23, 2022

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Charts showing benchmark on medium-sized datasets
Nov 23, 2022

When Trees Outdo Neural Networks: Decision Trees Perform Best on Most Tabular Data

While neural networks perform well on image, text, and audio datasets, they fall behind decision trees and their variations for tabular datasets. New research looked into why.
Model that defeats KataGo, an open source Go-playing system
Nov 23, 2022

Champion Model Is No Go: Adversarial AI Beats Master KataGo Algorithm

A new algorithm defeated a championship-winning Go model using moves that even a middling human player could counter. Researchers trained a model to defeat KataGo, an open source Go-playing system that has beaten top human players.
Charts showing performance scaling of TPU vs GPU on MLPerf-Transformer and Cerebras GPT-3 XL Performance
Nov 23, 2022

Built to Scale: Andromeda Supercomputer from Cerebras Speeds up AI

A new computing cluster delivers more bang per chip. Cerebras unveiled Andromeda, a supercomputer based on its processors. Unlike conventional clusters, the system’s processing speed rises linearly with additional processors.
Screen capture of question in DeviantArt about consent of the use of artwork by AI datasets
Nov 23, 2022

Creatives Fight Back: Generative AI from DeviantArt Creates Controversy

Artists are rebelling against AI-driven imitation. DeviantArt, an online community where artists display and sell their work and marketplace for digital art, launched DreamUp, a text-to-image generator that aims to help artists thwart attempts to imitate their styles or works.
Screen capture of Galactica demo
Nov 23, 2022

What the AI Community Can Learn from the Galactica Incident: Meta Released and Quickly Withdrew a Demo of Its Galactica Language Model. Here's What Went Wrong and How We Can Avoid It.

Last week, Facebook’s parent company Meta released a demo of Galactica, a large language model trained on 48 million scientific articles. Two days later, amid controversy regarding the model’s potential to generate false or misleading articles, the company withdrew it.
Screen capture of Galactica demo
Nov 23, 2022

The Batch: Artists Rebel Against AI, One Weird Trick Beats Go Model, Neural Nets Vs. Decision Trees, More Bang Per Chip

Last week, Facebook’s parent company Meta released a demo of Galactica, a large language model trained on 48 million scientific articles. Two days later, amid controversy regarding the model’s potential to generate false or misleading articles, the company withdrew it.

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