DARPA Funds the Adversarial Robustness Toolbox (ART) Library for ML Security

The ART library significantly reduces the effort required to explore machine learning security techniques.

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Microsoft Updates 'Responsible AI' Framework with New Facial Rec Guidance

Microsoft updates its "Responsible AI Standard" guidance with additional scrutiny of users of its facial recognition services.

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Google AI Engineer Reportedly Sidelined for Claiming Chatbot is Sentient

A Google AI engineer is placed on paid leave, he says, for claiming that he has found evidence that LaMDA, Google's system for building chatbots, is sentient, and for raising ethical concerns internally about its treatment.

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Ireland Appoints AI Ambassador to Promote the Tech's Positive Impact

Ireland's first AI Ambassador is charged with promoting the ethical use of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies, as well as driving their development and deployment in Irish enterprises.

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Microsoft Expands Meta AI Collaboration on Azure

Artificial intelligence researchers in Meta's AI group adopts Microsoft Azure virtual machines for their large-scale AI research workloads.

Automated Crossword Solver Outperforms Humans for the First Time

A program developed at the Berkeley AI Research (BAIR) lab has beaten human opponents in one of the world's most prestigious crossword puzzle competitions.

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Meta Provides Public Access to Large-scale Language Models with OPT-175B

Meta makes its OPT-175B large language model available to researchers and academia, including both the pre-trained models and the code needed to train and use them.

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First World Quantum Day

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy announces the first-ever official World Quantum Day.

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'The Future for Business is AI' Analysts Predict, As Worldwide Spending Surges

Over the next three years, spending on AI in the U.S. is expected to grow to $120 billion, and companies failing to take advantage of it will lose a significant competitive advantage, analysts say.

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Startup Sway AI Launches No-Code Dev Platform

Startup artificial intelligence toolmaker Sway AI launches a no-code AI platform it claims will allow any user to build and maintain AI solutions without writing a single line of code.

Meta Unveiled 'Fastest' AI Supercomputer

Meta announces the AI Research SuperCluster (RSC), a new supercomputer it claims will be the fastest in the world once it is fully built out in mid-2022.

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Google's Vertex AI Can Now Run DeepMind's AlphaFold

Alphabet, this week announced a new integration between Google's Vertex AI managed machine learning platform and AlphaFold, a protein structure prediction system developed by DeepMind.

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New OpenAI Service Provides GPT-3 Access Via Microsoft Azure

OpenAI's ground-breaking GPT-3 natural language machine learning models will soon be available through a new service provided on Microsoft's Azure cloud platform.