Aug 03, 2022

6 Posts

UK's Drone Superhighway, Largest Open Source Language Model, AI Protects Bees, Countering Biased Labels
Aug 03, 2022

UK's Drone Superhighway, Largest Open Source Language Model, AI Protects Bees, Countering Biased Labels

While working on Course 3 of the Machine Learning Specialization, which covers reinforcement learning, I was reflecting on how reinforcement learning algorithms are still quite finicky. They’re very sensitive to hyperparameter

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The Trouble With Reinforcement Learning
Aug 03, 2022

The Trouble With Reinforcement Learning

While working on Course 3 of the Machine Learning Specialization, which covers reinforcement learning, I was reflecting on how reinforcement learning algorithms are still quite finicky. They’re very sensitive to hyperparameter

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Drone delivering package.
Aug 03, 2022

Where Drones Fly Free

Autonomous aircraft in the United Kingdom are getting their own superhighway.What’s new: The UK government approved Project Skyway, a 165-mile system of interconnected drone-only flight routes. The airspace is scheduled to open by

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Large Language Models Unbound.
Aug 03, 2022

Large Language Models Unbound.

A worldwide collaboration produced the biggest open source language model to date.What’s new: BLOOM is a family of language models built by the BigScience Research Workshop, a collective of over 1,000 researchers from 250 institutions

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Bees
Aug 03, 2022

Protection for Pollinators

A machine learning method could help chemists formulate pesticides that target harmful insects but leave bees alone.What’s new: Researchers at Oregon State University developed models that

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A flowchart shows how a jury learning method reduces annotator bias in machine learning models.
Aug 03, 2022

Choose the Right Annotators

A new machine learning method attempts to account for biases that may be held by certain subsets of labelers.

2 min read

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