This week’s big announcement in the robotics industry was Amazon’s acquisition of iRobot, the maker of the famous Roomba vacuum cleaner. The acquisition seems to be beneficial for both companies. Amazon, which is trying to make its entrance into home robots, gets the talent and…
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In recent years, deep learning has taken great strides in some of the most challenging areas of artificial intelligence, including computer vision…
There’s growing concern that artificial intelligence—namely deep learning—is becoming centralized within a few very wealthy companies. This shift does…
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In the 1970s, MIT scientist Terry Winograd was programming computers to understand language. His program SHRDLU was considered a successful…
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Large language models like GPT-3 have advanced to the point that it has become difficult to measure the limits of their capabilities. When you have a…
By Alex Kostikov Many of us feel that life is accelerating, and we are not keeping up. We respond to e-mails late, do not have time to respond to posts…
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This week, the BigScience research project released BLOOM, a large language model that, at first glance, it looks like another attempt to reproduce…
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Large language models (LLM), neural networks trained on huge corpora of text (or other types of data) have become a hot topic of discussion in the…
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