Oct 12, 2022

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Oct 12, 2022

The Fate of GPU Prices and What It Means for AI

The rise of AI over the last decade has been powered by the increasing speed and decreasing cost of GPUs and other accelerator chips. How long will this continue? The past month saw several events that might affect how GPU prices evolve.
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Oct 12, 2022

New Clarity on Rules for Medical AI: FDA Guidance on AI Medical Devices for 2022

The United States paved the way to regulate AI systems in healthcare. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) interpreted existing rules that govern health-related software to include some machine learning algorithms.
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Oct 12, 2022

Food Forecaster: Chipotle Tests AI For Predicting Customer Demand

The ability to predict customer demand could make fast food even faster. The Mexican-themed Chipotle restaurant chain is testing AI tools that forecast demand, monitor ingredients, and ensure that workers fill orders correctly.
Map showing areas likely to have been damaged by Hurricane Leo
Oct 12, 2022

Wreckage Recognition: AI System Spots Hurricane Ian Damage

A machine learning model identified areas likely to have been damaged by Hurricane Leo as it swept through the southern United States.
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Oct 12, 2022

Long-Form Videos from Text Stories: Google's Phenaki Generates Long-Form Video from Text

Only a week ago, researchers unveiled a system that generates a few seconds of video based on a text prompt. New work enables a text-to-video system to produce an entire visual narrative from several sentences of text.
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Oct 12, 2022

The Batch: Text-to-Video Explodes, Faster Fast Food, Regulating Medical AI, Coordinating Hurricane Relief

For the past decade, the rise of AI has been powered by the increasing speed and decreasing cost of GPUs and other accelerator chips. How long will this continue? The past month saw several events that might affect how GPU prices evolve.

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