Software Development

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AI Powers Strengthen Ties: Microsoft boosts its investment in OpenAI.
Software Development

AI Powers Strengthen Ties: Microsoft boosts its investment in OpenAI.

Microsoft deepened its high-stakes relationship with OpenAI. The tech giant confirmed rumors that it is boosting its investment in the research lab that created the ChatGPT large language model and other AI innovations.
Participant responses (Likert-scale) to post-survey questions about belief about OpenAI's Codex
Software Development

Generated Code Generates Overconfident Coders: Copilot AI tool encourages programmers to write buggy code.

Tools that automatically write computer code may make their human users overconfident that the programs are bug-free. Stanford University researchers found that programmers who used OpenAI’s Codex, a model that generates computer code, were more likely...
ChatGPT on the right with a forbidden sign as different logos appear on the left
Software Development

ChatGPT Backlash: ChatGPT faces backlash over plagiarism fears.

The breakout text generator faces resistance — even within the AI community. Organizations including the International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) and the New York Department of Education banned OpenAI's ChatGPT amid debate over the implications of its use and limitations of its output.
Moving slide with information about AWS AI Service Cards.
Software Development

Transparency for AI as a Service: Amazon introduces service cards to enhance responsible AI.

Amazon published a series of web pages designed to help people use AI responsibly. Amazon Web Services introduced so-called AI service cards that describe the uses and limitations of some models it serves.
Illustration of The Grinch's hands coding on a tablet
Software Development

Programmer’s Best Friend: Code generation services took off in 2022.

Behind schedule on a software project? There’s an app for that. Language models fine-tuned on computer code proved capable of generating software routines similar to the work of experienced developers — though the results can be hit-or-miss.
Some results from a study performed by the market analyst Forrester
Software Development

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.
Different Nvidia cloud-computing services
Software Development

Chipmaker Boosts AI as a Service: Nvidia Launches Cloud Service for NLP Models

Nvidia, known for chips designed to process AI systems, is providing access to large language models. Nvidia announced early access to NeMo LLM and BioNeMo, cloud-computing services that enable developers to generate text and biological sequences respectively.
China's AI ROI: AI May Add $600 Billion to China's Economy by 2030
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China's AI ROI: AI May Add $600 Billion to China's Economy by 2030

China’s investment in AI business, infrastructure, and research could pay off big over the next decade.
Animated charts show how scientists misuse machine learning.
Software Development

Bad Machine Learning Makes Bad Science: Is Machine Learning Driving a Scientific Reproducibility Crisis?

A recent workshop highlighted the impact of poorly designed AI models in medicine, security, software engineering, and other disciplines.
10 most in demand jobs in AI, ML and Big Data
Software Development

What AI Employers Want: 10 Most In-Demand Jobs in AI and Machine Learning

A website that aggregates AI jobs revealed the roles that are most in-demand. Ai-jobs.net published its second annual list of the job titles that appeared most frequently in its listings.
No-code AI platform
Software Development

Who Needs Programming? Behind the rise of no-code AI.

The next killer AI application may be developed by someone who has never heard of gradient descent. A rising generation of software development platforms serves users who aren’t familiar with AI — and even programming.
One sign with a message about being understaffed over a hiring sign for different engineering roles
Software Development

Help Wanted: AI Developers - Hiring managers report a shortage of AI talent.

Hiring managers are struggling to find machine learning engineers amid an ongoing, global talent shortage, Business Insider reported. Some employers are going the extra mile to distinguish themselves from competitors in the eyes of potential employees.
Diagram with info about AlphaCode
Software Development

Competitive Coder: AI code writing system can compete alongside humans.

Programming is hard. Programming competitions are harder. Yet transformers proved themselves up to the task.
Books on the floor
Software Development

How to Learn Machine Learning

Want to become an AI practitioner? Here’s a program that will take you from beginner to job-ready. You may already have a head start, depending on your background. For a motivated person who starts with a solid high-school education it may take around two years.
Animation showing GPT-3 in full action
Software Development

GPT-3 for All: GPT-3 NLP Model is Available for Select Azure Users

Microsoft is making GPT-3 available to selected customers through its Azure cloud service.

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