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Fine-tuning Llama-3 to get 90% of GPT-4’s performance at a fraction of the cost

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Published: 2024-07-12T00:00:00



Hugging Face - Blog

How NuminaMath Won the 1st AIMO Progress Prize

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Published: 2024-07-11T00:00:00



Hugging Face - Blog

Announcing New Hugging Face and Keras NLP integration

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Published: 2024-07-10T00:00:00



Hugging Face - Blog

Preference Optimization for Vision Language Models

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Published: 2024-07-10T00:00:00



Hugging Face - Blog

Google Cloud TPUs made available to Hugging Face users

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Published: 2024-07-09T00:00:00



Hugging Face - Blog

Banque des Territoires (CDC Group) x Polyconseil x Hugging Face: Enhancing a Major French Environmental Program with a Sovereign Data Solution

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Published: 2024-07-09T00:00:00



Becoming Human: Artificial Intelligence Magazine - Medium

Mastering Prompt Engineering: Leveraging the Power of Generative AI

Dive into the world of prompt engineering and see how these powerful tools can complement your skills.Continue reading on Becoming Human: Artificial Intelligence Magazine ...

Published: 2024-07-08T19:58:37



NVIDIA Blog

Mile-High AI: NVIDIA Research to Present Advancements in Simulation and Gen AI at SIGGRAPH

NVIDIA is taking an array of advancements in rendering, simulation and generative AI to SIGGRAPH 2024, the premier computer graphics conference, which will take place July 28 – Aug. 1 in Denver. More than 20 papers from NVIDIA Research introduc...

Published: 2024-07-12T13:00:28



NVIDIA Blog

Japan Enhances AI Sovereignty With Advanced ABCI 3.0 Supercomputer

Enhancing Japan’s AI sovereignty and strengthening its research and development capabilities, Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) will integrate thousands of NVIDIA H200 Tensor Core GPUs into its AI Bridgin...

Published: 2024-07-11T10:00:07



NVIDIA Blog

Paige Cofounder Thomas Fuchs’ Diagnosis on Improving Cancer Patient Outcomes With AI

Improved cancer diagnostics and improved patient outcomes could be among the changes generative AI will bring to the healthcare industry, thanks to Paige, the first company with an FDA-approved tool for cancer diagnosis. In this episode of NVIDIA...

Published: 2024-07-10T13:00:12



NVIDIA Blog

Mission NIMpossible: Decoding the Microservices That Accelerate Generative AI

In the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence, generative AI is captivating imaginations and transforming industries. Editor’s note: This post is part of the AI Decoded series, which demystifies AI by making the technology more accessible ...

Published: 2024-07-10T13:00:08



NVIDIA Blog

In It for the Long Haul: Waabi Pioneers Generative AI to Unleash Fully Driverless Autonomous Trucking

Artificial intelligence is transforming the transportation industry, helping drive advances in autonomous vehicle (AV) technology. Waabi, a Toronto-based startup, is embracing generative AI to deliver self-driving vehicles at scale starting with th...

Published: 2024-07-08T15:00:00



Biz & IT Ars Technica

OpenAI reportedly nears breakthrough with “reasoning” AI, reveals progress framework

Five-level AI classification system probably best seen as a marketing exercise. OpenAI recently unveiled a five-tier system to gauge its advancement toward developing artificial general intelligence (AGI), according to an OpenAI spokesperson who s... Illustration of a robot with many arms. OpenAI recently unveiled a five-tier system to gauge its advancement toward developing artificial general intelligence (AGI), according to an OpenAI spokesperson who spoke with Bloomberg. The company shared this new classification system on Tuesday w...

Published: 2024-07-12T21:58:05



Biz & IT Ars Technica

First “Miss AI” contest sparks ire for pushing unrealistic beauty standards

Influencer platform's controversial contest awarded prizes to three nonexistent people. An influencer platform called Fanvue recently announced the results of its first "Miss AI" pageant, which sought to judge AI-generated social media influencers... An AI-generated image of An influencer platform called Fanvue recently announced the results of its first "Miss AI" pageant, which sought to judge AI-generated social media influencers and also doubled as a convenient publicity stunt. The "winner" is a fictional Instagram in...

Published: 2024-07-11T21:45:20



Biz & IT Ars Technica

Intuit’s AI gamble: Mass layoff of 1,800 paired with hiring spree

Intuit CEO: "Companies that aren’t prepared to take advantage of [AI] will fall behind." On Wednesday, Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi announced in a letter to the company that it would be laying off 1,800 employees about 10 percent of its workforce of ... Signage for financial software company Intuit at the company's headquarters in the Silicon Valley town of Mountain View, California, August 24, 2016. On Wednesday, Intuit CEO Sasan Goodarzi announced in a letter to the company that it would be laying off 1,800 employees about 10 percent of its workforce of around 18,000 while simultaneously planning to hire the same number of new workers as part o...

Published: 2024-07-11T15:37:36



Biz & IT Ars Technica

In bid to loosen Nvidia’s grip on AI, AMD to buy Finnish startup for $665M

The acquisition is the largest of its kind in Europe in a decade. AMD is to buy Finnish artificial intelligence startup Silo AI for $665 million in one of the largest such takeovers in Europe as the US chipmaker seeks to expand its AI services to ... In bid to loosen Nvidia’s grip on AI, AMD to buy Finnish startup for $665M AMD is to buy Finnish artificial intelligence startup Silo AI for $665 million in one of the largest such takeovers in Europe as the US chipmaker seeks to expand its AI services to compete with market leader Nvidia. California-based AMD said Silo’s 3...

Published: 2024-07-10T17:19:47



Biz & IT Ars Technica

OpenAI board shake-up: Microsoft out, Apple backs away amid AI partnership scrutiny

Microsoft gives up non-voting observer board role; Apple rethinks a planned similar position. Microsoft has withdrawn from its non-voting observer role on OpenAI's board, while Apple has opted not to take a similar position, reports Axios and Fina... The OpenAI logo superimposed over a Microsoft logo background Microsoft has withdrawn from its non-voting observer role on OpenAI's board, while Apple has opted not to take a similar position, reports Axios and Financial Times. The ChatGPT maker plans to update its business partners and investors through regula...

Published: 2024-07-10T15:17:38



Biz & IT Ars Technica

How disinformation from a Russian AI spam farm ended up on top of Google search results

A fake article about Volodymyr Zelensky’s wife buying a Bugatti with US aid was promoted by bots. In the space of 24 hours, a piece of Russian disinformation about Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky’s wife buying a Bugatti car with American ai... Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks to the media. In the space of 24 hours, a piece of Russian disinformation about Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky’s wife buying a Bugatti car with American aid money traveled at warp speed across the internet. Though it originated from an unknown French websi...

Published: 2024-07-10T11:10:29



The Verge - Apps Posts

Amazon's AI shopping assistant rolls out to all users in the US

You can ask the tool things directly related to a product, like “Is this coffee maker easy to clean and maintain?” as well as recommendations about... Continue reading… ...

Published: 2024-07-12T12:33:25



The Verge - Apps Posts

YouTube Shorts adds TikTok-style artificial voiceovers

YouTube says it’s also rolling out... Continue reading… ...

Published: 2024-07-11T12:00:00



The Verge - Apps Posts

AI design apps made my new apartment look odd

I thought AI apps could help design my space, but they’re not quite ready yet. Continue reading… ... Illustration of two hands moving furniture in a virtual space.

Published: 2024-07-11T08:30:00



DailyAI

AI model performance: Is it reasoning or simply reciting?

When ChatGPT gives you the right answer to your prompt, does it reason through the request or simply remember the answer from its training data? MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) researchers designed a series...

Published: 2024-07-14T14:53:31



DailyAI

NATO releases a revised AI strategy to combat threats

NATO has released a revised AI strategy to promote the responsible use of AI in defense applications and to combat threats from AI-enabled adversaries. NATO’s updated strategy is an indication of how quickly AI in defense is moving from novelty to br...

Published: 2024-07-12T11:38:06



DailyAI

DAI#47 AI writes jokes, flags fibs, and beats bugs

Welcome to our weekly roundup of human-assembled AI news. This week AI got into writing jokes and spotting fibs. A Chinese real-time model beat GPT-4o. And OpenAI opened up when it should have closed. Let’s dig in. OpenAI hacked OpenAI has been crit...

Published: 2024-07-12T05:00:47



DailyAI

AMD acquires private Finnish AI lab Silo AI in $665 million cash deal

Semiconductor giant AMD has announced the acquisition of Silo AI, Europe’s largest private AI lab, in a $665 million cash deal expected to close in the second half of 2024. The spurs on AMD’s strategy to offer end-to-end AI solutions for...

Published: 2024-07-11T14:45:41



DailyAI

Scientists urge for ethical guidelines as LLMs play wider roles in healthcare

According to a new study, ethical guidelines are conspicuously absent as AI continues to transform healthcare, from drug discovery to medical imaging analysis. The study by Joschka Haltaufderheide and Robert Ranisch from the University of Potsdam, pu...

Published: 2024-07-11T14:20:57



DailyAI

Microsoft surprisingly retreats from non-voting board seat at OpenAI

Microsoft has unexpectedly withdrawn from its observer role on OpenAI’s board. As first reported by the Financial Times, Microsoft’s deputy general counsel, Keith Dolliver, wrote a letter to OpenAI stating that the company’s board r...

Published: 2024-07-10T16:22:26



DailyAI

Anthropic Console and Claude get prompt and Artifacts upgrades

Anthropic added prompt generation, testing, and evaluation to the Anthropic Console and gave its Artifacts feature some exciting new functionality. If you considered a career as a prompt engineer then you may want to rethink those plans. AI applicati...

Published: 2024-07-10T09:40:33



DailyAI

Spanish court sentences 15 children for creating AI-generated explicit material

A youth court in Badajoz, Spain, has sentenced 15 schoolchildren to a year’s probation for creating and spreading AI-generated nude images of their female classmates. The minors, aged between 13 and 15, were found guilty of 20 counts of child ...

Published: 2024-07-09T19:53:37



DailyAI

AI breakthrough rapidly identifies drug-resistant typhoid without antibiotic exposure

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have harnessed AI in the fight against antibiotic resistance. The research team, led by Professor Stephen Baker, created a machine learning tool using only microscopy images to distinguish between bacteria ...

Published: 2024-07-09T18:26:52



DailyAI

SenseNova 5.5 China’s first real-time LLM beats GPT-4o

Chinese AI developer, SenseTime, unveiled its upgraded multimodal SenseNova 5.5 model and claims it represents the state-of-the-art. The upgraded model comes just a few months after the release of SenseNova 5 which SenseTime says was on par with GPT-...

Published: 2024-07-09T13:08:31



AI & ML Radar

Programming, Fluency, and AI

It’s clear that generative AI is already being used by a majority a large majority of programmers. That’s good. Even if the productivity gains are smaller than many think, 15% to 20% is significant. Making it easier to learn programming and begin a p...

Published: 2024-07-09T10:06:08



Artificial intelligence MIT Technology Review

AI can make you more creative but it has limits

Generative AI models have made it simpler and quicker to produce everything from text passages and images to video clips and audio tracks. Texts and media that might have taken years for humans to create can now be generated in seconds. But while AI’...

Published: 2024-07-12T18:00:00



Artificial intelligence MIT Technology Review

Robot-packed meals are coming to the frozen-food aisle

Advances in artificial intelligence are coming to your freezer, in the form of robot-assembled prepared meals.  Chef Robotics, a San Francisco based startup, has launched a system of AI-powered robotic arms that can be quickly programmed with a ...

Published: 2024-07-11T16:00:00



Artificial intelligence MIT Technology Review

AI is poised to automate today’s most mundane manual warehouse task

Before almost any item reaches your door, it traverses the global supply chain on a pallet. More than 2 billion pallets are in circulation in the United States alone, and $400 billion worth of goods are exported on them annually. However, loading box...

Published: 2024-07-11T13:00:00



Artificial intelligence MIT Technology Review

What is AI?

Internet nastiness, name-calling, and other not-so-petty, world-altering disagreements AI is sexy, AI is cool. AI is entrenching inequality, upending the job market, and wrecking education. AI is a theme-park ride, AI is a magic trick. AI is our fina... Language matters! I hope that’s clear from the twists and turns and tantrums we’ve been through to get to this point. But I also hope you’re asking: Whose language? And whose downsides? Suleyman is an industry leader at a technology giant that stands...

Published: 2024-07-10T09:00:00



Artificial intelligence MIT Technology Review

Can AI help me plan my honeymoon?

This story originally appeared in The Algorithm, our weekly newsletter on AI. To get stories like this in your inbox first, sign up here. I’m getting married later this summer and am feverishly planning a honeymoon together with my fianc . It has bee...

Published: 2024-07-09T09:52:24



Artificial intelligence MIT Technology Review

How to use AI to plan your next vacation

MIT Technology Review‘s How To series helps you get things done. Planning a vacation should, in theory, be fun. But drawing up a list of activities for a trip can also be time consuming and stressful, particularly if you don’t know where to beg...

Published: 2024-07-08T09:32:44



Technology

World AI Conference: USA and China agree humanity must come first

Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov introduced the ‘Three Laws of Robotics’ in his 1942 short story, Runaround. The laws, paraphrased, are as follows. First Law: A robot may not harm a human or, through inaction, allow a human to be harmed. Second La... China has released official guidelines for AI governance, calling for international cooperation

Published: 2024-07-10T05:02:33



Technology

Fats from thin air: Startup makes butter using CO2 and water

Bill Gates has thrown his weight and his money behind a Californian startup that believes it can make a rich, fatty spread akin to butter, using just carbon dioxide and hydrogen. And 'butter' is just the start, with milk, ice-cream, cheese, meat ... Savor uses chemistry to make 'butter' that tastes just like the real thing

Published: 2024-07-10T04:17:09



Technology

Six-legged robot looks to replace guide dogs for the blind

The ratio of guide dogs to blind people in China is roughly one service pooch for every 40,000 people. Researchers are currently developing a six-legged, AI-enhanced robodog to close the gap and safely guide users to their destinations.Continue Readi... The six-legged guide dog is aimed at addressing a shortfall of real service dogs in China

Published: 2024-07-09T15:56:16



Technology

ChatGPT is funnier than humans (and it’s no joke for professional writers)

Writing comedy is hard. Humor is often subjective, so what you find funny, others may not. And comedy writers need to remember to include critical ingredients: timing, delivery, originality, and avoiding clich . They are constantly walking the line b... A new study reveals who's funnier, humans or AI?

Published: 2024-07-08T07:03:38



AI Archives - SD Times

The impact of AI regulation on R&D

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to maintain its prevalence in business, with the latest analyst figures projecting the economic impact of AI to have reached between $2.6 trillion and $4.4 trillion annually. However, advances in the developmen...

Published: 2024-07-12T20:04:15



AI Archives - SD Times

Q&A: Evaluating the ROI of AI implementation

Many development teams are beginning to experiment with how they can use AI to benefit their efficiency, but in order to have a successful implementation, they need to have ways to assess that their investment in AI is actually providing value propor...

Published: 2024-07-10T17:42:43



AI Archives - SD Times

Working toward AIOps maturity? It’s never too early (or late) for platform engineering

Until about two years ago, many enterprises were experimenting with isolated proofs of concept or managing limited AI projects, with results that often had little impact on the company’s overall financial or operational performance. Few companies wer...

Published: 2024-07-09T15:16:57



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Using Agents for Amazon Bedrock to interactively generate infrastructure as code

In this blog post, we explore how Agents for Amazon Bedrock can be used to generate customized, organization standards-compliant IaC scripts directly from uploaded architecture diagrams. This will help accelerate deployments, reduce errors, and ensur Ebbey Thomas specializes in strategizing and developing custom AWS Landing Zones with a focus on leveraging Generative AI to enhance cloud infrastructure automation. In his role at AWS Professional Services, Ebbey’s expertise is central to arc...

Published: 2024-07-11T16:25:16



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Improve RAG accuracy with fine-tuned embedding models on Amazon SageMaker

This post demonstrates how to use Amazon SageMaker to fine tune a Sentence Transformer embedding model and deploy it with an Amazon SageMaker Endpoint. The code from this post and more examples are available in the GitHub repo. After the deployment is completed, you can find the deployed SageMaker endpoint in the AWS Management Console for SageMaker by choosing the Inference from the navigation pane, and then choosing Endpoints. You have multiple options to invoke yo...

Published: 2024-07-11T16:09:49



AWS Machine Learning Blog

How BRIA AI used distributed training in Amazon SageMaker to train latent diffusion foundation models for commercial use

This post is co-written with Bar Fingerman from BRIA AI. This post explains how BRIA AI trained BRIA AI 2.0, a high-resolution (1024 1024) text-to-image diffusion model, on a dataset comprising petabytes of licensed images quickly and economical . Local file access: Fast file mode provides a local POSIX filesystem interface to data in Amazon S3. This allowed BRIA AI’s data loader to access remote data as if it was local. Packaging files to large containers: Using millions of small image ...

Published: 2024-07-11T15:52:49



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Create custom images for geospatial analysis with Amazon SageMaker Distribution in Amazon SageMaker Studio

This post shows you how to extend Amazon SageMaker Distribution with additional dependencies to create a custom container image tailored for geospatial analysis. Although the example in this post focuses on geospatial data science, the methodology pr A typical processing routine involving raster file loading, clipping to an area of observation, resampling specific bands, and masking clouds among other steps across 134 110x110km Sentinel-2 scenes completes in under 15 minutes, as can be seen in ...

Published: 2024-07-11T15:42:38



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Automating model customization in Amazon Bedrock with AWS Step Functions workflow

Large language models have become indispensable in generating intelligent and nuanced responses across a wide variety of business use cases. However, enterprises often have unique data and use cases that require customizing large language models beyo From the command line, use AWS SAM to deploy the AWS resources for the pattern as specified in the template.yml file: sam deploy --guided Provide the below inputs when prompted: Enter a stack name. Enter us-east-1 or your AWS...

Published: 2024-07-11T15:27:29



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock now supports advanced parsing, chunking, and query reformulation giving greater control of accuracy in RAG based applications

Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock is a fully managed service that helps you implement the entire Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) workflow from ingestion to retrieval and prompt augmentation without having to build custom integrations to data so Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock is a fully managed service that helps you implement the entire Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) workflow from ingestion to retrieval and prompt augmentation without having to build custom integrations to data so...

Published: 2024-07-11T00:49:02



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Streamline generative AI development in Amazon Bedrock with Prompt Management and Prompt Flows (preview)

Today, we’re excited to introduce two powerful new features for Amazon Bedrock: Prompt Management and Prompt Flows, in public preview. These features are designed to accelerate the development, testing, and deployment of generative artificial intelli Today, we’re excited to introduce two powerful new features for Amazon Bedrock: Prompt Management and Prompt Flows, in public preview. These features are designed to accelerate the development, testing, and deployment of generative artificial intelli...

Published: 2024-07-10T16:45:53



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Empowering everyone with GenAI to rapidly build, customize, and deploy apps securely: Highlights from the AWS New York Summit

Imagine this all employees relying on generative artificial intelligence (AI) to get their work done faster, every task becoming less mundane and more innovative, and every application providing a more useful, personal, and engaging experience. To re Scale Donovan to evaluate their generative AI applications and further customize, configure, and fine tune models to ensure trust and high performance in production, all built on Amazon Bedrock. Scale AI upholds the highest standards of privacy and r...

Published: 2024-07-10T16:38:09



AWS Machine Learning Blog

A progress update on our commitment to safe, responsible generative AI

Responsible AI is a longstanding commitment at Amazon. From the outset, we have prioritized responsible AI innovation by embedding safety, fairness, robustness, security, and privacy into our development processes and educating our employees. We stri Responsible AI is a longstanding commitment at Amazon. From the outset, we have prioritized responsible AI innovation by embedding safety, fairness, robustness, security, and privacy into our development processes and educating our employees. We stri...

Published: 2024-07-10T16:37:41



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Fine-tune Anthropic’s Claude 3 Haiku in Amazon Bedrock to boost model accuracy and quality

Frontier large language models (LLMs) like Anthropic Claude on Amazon Bedrock are trained on vast amounts of data, allowing Anthropic Claude to understand and generate human-like text. Fine-tuning Anthropic Claude 3 Haiku on proprietary datasets can By following these steps, you can deploy and use your fine-tuned Anthropic Claude 3 Haiku model through the Amazon Bedrock API, allowing you to generate customized Anthropic Claude 3 Haiku models tailored to your specific requirements. Conc...

Published: 2024-07-10T15:30:06



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Achieve up to ~2x higher throughput while reducing costs by up to ~50% for generative AI inference on Amazon SageMaker with the new inference optimization toolkit Part 2

As generative artificial intelligence (AI) inference becomes increasingly critical for businesses, customers are seeking ways to scale their generative AI operations or integrate generative AI models into existing workflows. Model optimization has em Conclusion Optimizing generative AI models for inference performance is crucial for delivering cost-effective and responsive generative AI solutions. With the launch of the inference optimization toolkit, you can now optimize your generative AI ...

Published: 2024-07-09T21:59:52



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Achieve up to ~2x higher throughput while reducing costs by ~50% for generative AI inference on Amazon SageMaker with the new inference optimization toolkit Part 1

Today, Amazon SageMaker announced a new inference optimization toolkit that helps you reduce the time it takes to optimize generative artificial intelligence (AI) models from months to hours, to achieve best-in-class performance for your use case. Wi Today, Amazon SageMaker announced a new inference optimization toolkit that helps you reduce the time it takes to optimize generative artificial intelligence (AI) models from months to hours, to achieve best-in-class performance for your use case. Wi...

Published: 2024-07-09T21:59:47



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Anthropic Claude 3.5 Sonnet ranks number 1 for business and finance in S&P AI Benchmarks by Kensho

Anthropic Claude 3.5 Sonnet currently ranks at the top of S&P AI Benchmarks by Kensho, which assesses large language models (LLMs) for finance and business. Kensho is the AI Innovation Hub for S&P Global. Using Amazon Bedrock, Kensho was able Anthropic Claude 3.5 Sonnet currently ranks at the top of S&P AI Benchmarks by Kensho, which assesses large language models (LLMs) for finance and business. Kensho is the AI Innovation Hub for S&P Global. Using Amazon Bedrock, Kensho was able...

Published: 2024-07-09T20:09:02



AWS Machine Learning Blog

The Weather Company enhances MLOps with Amazon SageMaker, AWS CloudFormation, and Amazon CloudWatch

In this post, we share the story of how The Weather Company (TWCo) enhanced its MLOps platform using services such as Amazon SageMaker, AWS CloudFormation, and Amazon CloudWatch. TWCo data scientists and ML engineers took advantage of automation, det This blog post is co-written with Qaish Kanchwala  from The Weather Company. As industries begin adopting processes dependent on machine learning (ML) technologies, it is critical to establish machine learning operations (MLOps) that scale to s...

Published: 2024-07-08T19:12:06



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Eviden scales AWS DeepRacer Global League using AWS DeepRacer Event Manager

Eviden is a next-gen technology leader in data-driven, trusted, and sustainable digital transformation. With a strong portfolio of patented technologies and worldwide leading positions in advanced computing, security, AI, cloud, and digital platforms Eviden is a next-gen technology leader in data-driven, trusted, and sustainable digital transformation. With a strong portfolio of patented technologies and worldwide leading positions in advanced computing, security, AI, cloud, and digital platforms...

Published: 2024-07-08T18:59:06



AWS Machine Learning Blog

Generate unique images by fine-tuning Stable Diffusion XL with Amazon SageMaker

Stable Diffusion XL by Stability AI is a high-quality text-to-image deep learning model that allows you to generate professional-looking images in various styles. Managed versions of Stable Diffusion XL are already available to you on Amazon SageMake Stable Diffusion XL by Stability AI is a high-quality text-to-image deep learning model that allows you to generate professional-looking images in various styles. Managed versions of Stable Diffusion XL are already available to you on Amazon SageMake...

Published: 2024-07-08T18:47:24



MIT News - Artificial intelligence

Marking a milestone: Dedication ceremony celebrates the new MIT Schwarzman College of Computing building

Members of the MIT community, supporters, and guests commemorate the opening of the new college headquarters. The MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing recently marked a significant milestone as it celebrated the completion and inauguration of its new building on Vassar Street with a dedication ceremony.Attended by members of the MIT community,...

Published: 2024-07-12T13:55:00



MIT News - Artificial intelligence

Reasoning skills of large language models are often overestimated

New CSAIL research highlights how LLMs excel in familiar scenarios but struggle in novel ones, questioning their true reasoning abilities versus reliance on memorization. When it comes to artificial intelligence, appearances can be deceiving. The mystery surrounding the inner workings of large language models (LLMs) stems from their vast size, complex training methods, hard-to-predict behaviors, and elusive interpreta...

Published: 2024-07-11T15:50:00



MIT News - Artificial intelligence

When to trust an AI model

More accurate uncertainty estimates could help users decide about how and when to use machine-learning models in the real world. Because machine-learning models can give false predictions, researchers often equip them with the ability to tell a user how confident they are about a certain decision. This is especially important in high-stake settings, such as when models are use...

Published: 2024-07-11T14:45:00



MIT News - Artificial intelligence

MIT ARCLab announces winners of inaugural Prize for AI Innovation in Space

The challenge asked teams to develop AI algorithms to track and predict satellites’ patterns of life in orbit using passively collected data Satellite density in Earth’s orbit has increased exponentially in recent years, with lower costs of small satellites allowing governments, researchers, and private companies to launch and operate some 2,877 satellites into orbit in 2023 alone. This i...

Published: 2024-07-11T13:55:00



MIT News - Artificial intelligence

“They can see themselves shaping the world they live in”

Developed by MIT RAISE, the Day of AI curriculum empowers K-12 students to collaborate on local and global challenges using AI. During the journey from the suburbs to the city, the tree canopy often dwindles down as skyscrapers rise up. A group of New England Innovation Academy students wondered why that is.“Our friend Victoria noticed that where we live in Marlborough there ...

Published: 2024-07-08T15:00:00



MIT News - Artificial intelligence

MIT researchers introduce generative AI for databases

This new tool offers an easier way for people to analyze complex tabular data. A new tool makes it easier for database users to perform complicated statistical analyses of tabular data without the need to know what is going on behind the scenes.GenSQL, a generative AI system for databases, could help users make predictions, det...

Published: 2024-07-08T00:00:00



David Stutz

The Importance of Effectively Experimenting in an AI PhD

Engineering and running experiments are a key component of most PhDs in AI. While there are plenty of more theoretical topics that are often limited to smaller scale experimentation, the trend has definitely been to scale up models, datasets and expe Another important aspect of version control is the question of what to include in versioning and what not. While in classical software development, configuration files and data is usually handled separately, I believe that it is important to inclu...

Published: 2024-07-08T12:16:28



Artificial Intelligence News -- ScienceDaily

Learning dance moves could help humanoid robots work better with humans

Engineers have trained a humanoid robot to perform a variety of expressive movements, from simple dance routines to gestures like waving, high-fiving and hugging, all while maintaining a steady gait on diverse terrains. This work marks a step towards...

Published: 2024-07-11T13:21:37



Artificial Intelligence News -- ScienceDaily

How risk-averse are humans when interacting with robots?

How do people like to interact with robots when navigating a crowded environment? And what algorithms should roboticists use to program robots to interact with humans? These are the questions that a team of mechanical engineers and computer scientist...

Published: 2024-07-11T11:15:30



Artificial Intelligence News -- ScienceDaily

AI Chatbots have shown they have an 'empathy gap' that children are likely to miss

Artificial intelligence (AI) chatbots have frequently shown signs of an 'empathy gap' that puts young users at risk of distress or harm, raising the urgent need for 'child-safe AI', according to a new study. The research urges developers and policy a...

Published: 2024-07-10T19:54:30



Artificial Intelligence News -- ScienceDaily

A new twist on artificial 'muscles' for safer, softer robots

Engineers have developed a new soft, flexible device that makes robots move by expanding and contracting -- just like a human muscle. To demonstrate their new device, called an actuator, the researchers used it to create a cylindrical, worm-like soft...

Published: 2024-07-10T13:52:44



Microsoft Research

Collaborators: Sustainable electronics with Jake Smith and Aniruddh Vashisth

Printed circuit boards are abundant in the stuff we use and in landfills. Researcher Jake Smith and professor Aniruddh Vashisth discuss the development of vitrimer-based PCBs that perform comparably to traditional PCBs but have less environmental imp Show more Opens in a new tabThe post Collaborators: Sustainable electronics with Jake Smith and Aniruddh Vashisth appeared first on Microsoft Research. ...

Published: 2024-07-11T13:00:00



Microsoft Research

Unified Database: Laying the foundation for large language model vertical applications

Unified databases offer better knowledge transfer between multimodal data types. They provide substantial corpus support for large language models and are poised to drive innovation in underlying hardware, laying the foundation for data-enhanced AI. Figure 3. OneSparse index overview Unified databases accelerate the development of LLMs and hardware innovation  As early as 2018, Microsoft Research Asia began in-depth research on vector data systems. “At that time, we realized that vec...

Published: 2024-07-10T14:00:52



Microsoft Research

Empowering NGOs with generative AI in the fight against human trafficking

Intelligence Toolkit was built to help fight human trafficking and is applicable to a broad range of societal challenges. Learn how Microsoft researchers worked with global experts to develop generative AI tools that could help tackle urgent issues a Question Answering workflow with PDF reports published independently by Issara and Polaris. The user query of “In what ways do Issara and Polaris take a similar approach?” was answering by an AI-generated report that compares their respect...

Published: 2024-07-10T13:00:00



The Register - Software: AI + ML

Honey, I shrunk the LLM! A beginner's guide to quantization and testing it

Just be careful not to shave off too many bits ... These things are known to hallucinate as it is Hands on If you hop on Hugging Face and start browsing through large language models, you'll quickly notice a trend: Most have been trained at 16-bit f ...

Published: 2024-07-14T11:32:06



The Register - Software: AI + ML

White House urged to double check Microsoft isn't funneling AI to China via G42 deal

Windows maker insisted everything will be locked down and secure which given its reputation, uh-oh! Two House committee chairs have sent a public letter to the White House asking it to look into a deal between AI R&D outfit G42 and Microsoft. ...

Published: 2024-07-12T20:22:09



The Register - Software: AI + ML

AMD buys developer Silo AI in bid to match Nvidia's product range

First it comes for market leader's GPUs ... now it's nibbling at software AMD is set to swallow software biz Silo AI for $650 million in a bid to boost its own enterprise AI wares. ...

Published: 2024-07-11T12:04:32



The Register - Software: AI + ML

China's homebrew openKylin OS creates a cut for AI PCs

Devs of OS named for a mythical beast join in the 'local models will will deliver legendary productivity' trope China has jumped on the AI PC bandwagon, with the team behind local OS openKylin creating a cut of its Linux-based software that can run A ...

Published: 2024-07-11T02:29:07



The Register - Software: AI + ML

Microsoft exits OpenAI's boardroom to sidestep regulatory scrutiny

Redmond 'confident in the company's direction' says withdrawal letter Microsoft is giving up its non-voting observer seat on OpenAI's board, citing progress in the company's direction - yet fear of regulatory scrutiny no doubt also played some part i ...

Published: 2024-07-10T14:30:06



The Register - Software: AI + ML

Babel fish? We're getting there. Reg reviews the Timekettle X1 AI Interpreter Hub

A handy standalone translator, but you'll need deep pockets, both figuratively and literally, if you want one Review One of the more useful applications of AI technology is translation and interpreting. The Timekettle X1 AI Interpreter hub attempts ...

Published: 2024-07-10T08:30:10



The Register - Software: AI + ML

Big Tech's eventual response to my LLM-crasher bug report was dire

Fixes have been made, it appears, but disclosure or discussion is invisible Column Found a bug? It turns out that reporting it with a story in The Register works remarkably well ... mostly. After publication of my "Kryptonite" article about a prompt ...

Published: 2024-07-10T07:25:06



The Register - Software: AI + ML

FBI, cyber-cops zap ~1K Russian AI disinfo Twitter bots

RT News snarks back after it's accused of building social nyet-work for Kremlin The FBI and cybersecurity agencies in Canada and the Netherlands say they have taken down an almost 1,000-strong Twitter bot farm set up by Russian state-run RT News that ...

Published: 2024-07-09T23:35:28



The Register - Software: AI + ML

China's Moore Threads adds support for 10K GPU clusters

Chinese slinger's kit still no match for Nvidia's sanction-evading cards Chinese GPU vendor Moore Threads says its datacenter-focused AI systems can now support clusters of up to 10,000 accelerators a tenfold increase from tech it offered last year ...

Published: 2024-07-09T00:28:13



The Register - Software: AI + ML

Coders' Copilot code-copying copyright claims crumble against GitHub, Microsoft

A few devs versus the powerful forces of Redmond who did you think was going to win? Claims by developers that GitHub Copilot was unlawfully copying their code have largely been dismissed, leaving the engineers for now with just two allegations rem ...

Published: 2024-07-08T23:24:07



The Register - Software: AI + ML

Peloton faces lawsuit over claims it pedaled past privacy

Chat widget allegedly fed data to third party, which used it to train AI without telling customers Peloton is pedaling toward a court date after a California judge denied its bid to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges the pandemic darling violated the US ...

Published: 2024-07-08T18:01:09



The Register - Software: AI + ML

Breaking the rules is in Big Tech's blood now it's time to break the habit

Microsoft: All your data are belong to us? World: That's so last century Opinion Microsoft's journey through intellectual property has been a multi-year saga that makes Game of Thrones look like a haiku. ...

Published: 2024-07-08T08:36:14



The Register - Software: AI + ML

Copilot+ PCs software compatibility issues left to you to sort out, with help from crowdsourcers

Samsung warned users, but the PC industry s big players hardly mention the possibility of problems Buyers worried a Copilot+ PC based on Qualcomm's Snapdragon X SoCs might not run software that matters to them are being directed to two community-run ...

Published: 2024-07-08T06:30:14



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Everything You See Is a Computational Process, If You Know How to Look

Computer scientist Lance Fortnow writes that by embracing the computations that surround us, we can begin to understand and tame our seemingly random world....

Published: 2024-07-14T11:00:00



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Google DeepMind's Chatbot-Powered Robot Is Part of a Bigger Revolution

Robotics researchers are exploring how large language models can give physical machines more smarts....

Published: 2024-07-11T21:37:37



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OpenAI Is Testing Its Powers of Persuasion

Sam Altman is touting AI’s ability to sway people's behavior. His company is also wrestling with the risks....

Published: 2024-07-11T16:00:00



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AI's Energy Demands Are Out of Control. Welcome to the Internet's Hyper-Consumption Era

Generative artificial intelligence tools, now part of the everyday user experience online, are causing stress on local power grids and mass water evaporation....

Published: 2024-07-11T10:30:00



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AI Can’t Replace Teaching, but It Can Make It Better

Even techno-optimists hesitate to say teaching is best left to the bots, but there’s a debate about where to draw the line....

Published: 2024-07-10T11:30:00



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How Disinformation From a Russian AI Spam Farm Ended up on Top of Google Search Results

A fake article about Volodymyr Zelensky’s wife buying a $4.8 million Bugatti with US aid was promoted by bots, Russia state media, and pro-Trump influencers on X. It’s part of a network of websites supercharged by AI....

Published: 2024-07-09T15:51:57



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His Galaxy Wolf Art Kept Getting Ripped Off. So He Sued and Bought a Home

When his galaxy wolf illustration was stolen by countless online stores, artist Jonas J dicke decided to fight back....

Published: 2024-07-08T11:00:00



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AI-Powered Super Soldiers Are More Than Just a Pipe Dream

The US military has abandoned its half-century dream of a suit of powered armor in favor of a “hyper enabled operator,” a tactical AI assistant for special operations forces....

Published: 2024-07-08T10:00:00








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