AI Career Notes: March 2023 Edition
March 8, 2023
Meta Releases LLaMA Foundation Language Models to Researchers
February 28, 2023
Andrew Ng’s Landing AI Offers Free Trial of LandingLens CV Platform
February 24, 2023
ContributorsOliver PeckhamEditorTiffany TraderEditorial DirectorJohn RussellContributing EditorAlex WoodieContributing EditorJaime HamptonStaff Writer
Nvidia GPU Technology Conference (GTC) 2023March 20 @ 8:00 am - March 23 @ 5:00 pm
Memory Con (MemCon)March 28 - March 29
MLconf NYC 2023March 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
2023 Swiss Conference & HPCXXLApril 3 @ 8:00 am - April 6 @ 5:00 pm
World Summit AI Americas 2023April 19 @ 8:00 am - April 20 @ 5:00 pm
In this monthly feature we bring you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community – promotions, new hires and accolades. Here's the place to read about the movers and shakers, your colleagues, your friends, and maybe yourself. Nadim Antar Striim, Inc. appointed Nadim Antar as the company’s senior vice ... Full article
Meta has released a collection of foundation language models dubbed LLaMA, which is short for “Large Language Model Meta AI.” “Today we’re releasing a new state-of-the-art AI large language model called LLaMA designed to help researchers advance their work. LLMs have shown a lot of promise in generating text, having conversations, summarizing written material, and ... Full article
Since ChatGPT took the world by storm, companies opened pocketbooks to explore the tech. It also brought attention to OpenAI’s GPT-3, the large-language model behind that hot chatbot that provides human-like responses to queries. But the hardware – which is mostly Nvidia GPUs – to train the code is in short supply, or only accessible ... Full article
Landing AI, Andrew Ng’s cloud-based platform for computer vision, has announced a free trial of its flagship CV offering, LandingLens. The company says the free trial offer is meant to democratize the creation of artificial intelligence among companies large and small. “Anyone can now create an AI model to process images. This has immediate applications ... Full article
Comet, the maker of a machine learning development platform, has released a new survey report that found ML practitioners currently have a lot to contend with. “State of MLOps Industry Report: 2023 Machine Learning Practitioner Survey” is the company’s second annual survey on the state of ML, conducted by Censuswide, that explores the issues affecting the ... Full article
Today, consumers and business users interact with artificial intelligence and machine learning unbeknownst to them. From the consumer perspective, it involves everything from watching your favorite show on streaming media to calling a car service at a moment’s notice. From a business perspective, organizations are interacting with AI and ML to gain better insights to ... Full article
The internet has been abuzz with news about the AI-powered search engine wars between Google and Microsoft. Microsoft has been collaborating with OpenAI to integrate an upgraded version of ChatGPT within its Bing search engine. In response, Google announced Bard, a competing chatbot that it will incorporate with its popular search engine. The conspicuous nature of these ... Full article
Technology professionals who want to catch the hottest wave in AI at the moment may consider becoming prompt engineers, which appears to be one of the most in-demand professions for 2023. And developers who want to get the most out of large language models such as ChatGPT may want to check out prompt engineering tools, ... Full article
Google researchers have created an AI that can generate music based on a text description provided by a user. Research on the Noise2music program, which was published last week and is still in its early days, adds a new dimension to what conversational AIs can do. Users can already request AIs like DALL·E 2 to ... Full article
American companies are adopting AI technology at a rapid clip, but a majority of U.S. citizens don’t trust it and want to see its use regulated by the government, according to a new Harris Poll survey released last week. A group of tech experts that Harris Poll also surveyed showed more willingness to embrace AI, ... Full article
In this monthly feature we bring you up to date on the latest career developments in the enterprise AI community – promotions, new hires and accolades. Here's the place to read about the movers and shakers, your colleagues, your friends, and maybe yourself. Armughan Ahmad Appen Limited appointed Armughan Ahmad as its chief executive officer ... Full article
This week could go down as a disruptive moment in technology and the first major transition in close to 30 years in the way people search for information on their devices. Over back-to-back days, Microsoft and Google announced their next-generation search engines with artificial intelligence as a foundational layer. The search engines are adding a ... Full article
Nearly five years ago, Oak Ridge National Laboratory launched the IBM-built Summit supercomputer, powered by IBM and Nvidia hardware, to the top of the Top500 list. Now, the erstwhile HPC juggernaut is launching a new supercomputer that reflects the company’s shift in direction: Vela, an AI-focused, cloud-native supercomputer with Intel and Nvidia hardware. Specs first. ... Full article
Computer vision was among the earliest technologies to wow audiences on the capabilities of artificial intelligence. But the collective public awe shifted with the emergence of large language models that power ChatGPT and search engines from Microsoft and Google. Computer vision is complicated to implement because of the computing resources needed, the size of data ... Full article
Google has officially thrown its hat into the chatbot ring with the unveiling of Bard, its answer to OpenAI’s ChatGPT. “Bard seeks to combine the breadth of the world’s knowledge with the power, intelligence, and creativity of our large language models,” wrote Google CEO Sundar Pichai in a blog post. “It draws on information from the ... Full article
The next-gen Hopper family may be on its way, but that isn’t stopping Nvidia’s popular A100 GPU from leading another benchmark on its way out. This time, it’s the STAC-ML inference benchmark, produced by the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC) and aimed at evaluating machine learning (ML) for key workloads in the financial sector. Specifically, ... Full article
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