Mar 30, 2022

6 Posts

AI Designs Chemical Weapons, AI Gains Cultural Awareness, New Chip Accelerates Transformers, Spotting Dangerous Mutations
Mar 30, 2022

AI Designs Chemical Weapons, AI Gains Cultural Awareness, New Chip Accelerates Transformers, Spotting Dangerous Mutations

AI Fund, the venture studio and investment firm that I lead, recently held a summit where CEOs and founders of portfolio companies shared ideas on topics from fundraising to building team culture. I was struck by how frequently

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Hardware
Mar 30, 2022

Transformer Accelerator

Is your colossal text generator bogged down in training? Nvidia announced a chip designed to accelerate the transformer architecture, the basis of large language models such as GPT-3.

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AI Designs Chemical Weapons
Mar 30, 2022

AI Designs Chemical Weapons

It’s surprisingly easy to turn a well-intended machine learning model to the dark side.What’s new: In an experiment, Fabio Urbina and colleagues at Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, who had built a drug-discovery model to design useful

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Native Processing
Mar 30, 2022

Native Processing

A group of media and technology experts is working to give AI a better understanding of indigenous peoples.What’s new: Intelligent Voices of Wisdom, or IVOW, is a consultancy that aims

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Spot the Bad Mutation
Mar 30, 2022

Spot the Bad Mutation

Every gene in the human genome exists in a variety of mutations, and some encode protein variants that cause cells to malfunction, resulting in illness. Yet which mutations are associated with disease is largely unknown. Can deep learning

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The Many Faces of Genetic Illness
Mar 30, 2022

The Many Faces of Genetic Illness

People with certain genetic disorders share common facial features. Doctors are using computer vision to identify such syndromes in children so they can get early treatment.What’s new: Face2Gene is a

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