AI research

Meta shows an extremely fast learning algorithm for speech, image and text

Summary Meta has released a new version of data2vec: data2vec 2.0. Update of December 29, 2022: Meta’s improved learning algorithm for different modalities is significantly faster than its predecessor. Nearly eleven months after the release of data2vec, Meta’s AI division presents an improved version of its multimodal learning algorithm. With data2vec, it is much easier …

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Does AI content need transparency to protect society?

Summary AI content is currently in the Wild West phase – you generate what works. There are no transparency rules. China and OpenAI are working on countermeasures. Besides the issue of copyright on training content for AI models, another fundamental question plagues the AI ​​industry: what about all the AI ​​content that is barely recognizable …

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Can artificial intelligence help stop climate change?

Summary Low-emission mobility, climate-friendly energy supply, clean industrial production or optimized circular economy – artificial intelligence (AI) can contribute to climate protection in many ways. At the same time, the development and deployment of AI systems is often itself accompanied by a high consumption of resources. Where the technology can best unleash its potential and …

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Deepmind’s new language model makes compromises

Summary Deepmind shows a language model that learns from different human opinions and suggests consensus statements. A major challenge in deploying large language models is ensuring that the generated text is useful and consistent with human values. Companies like OpenAI rely on Reinforcement Learning with Human Feedback (RLHF) for this. In this process, a language …

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Stable Diffusion v2 removes nude images and causes protests

Summary With Stable Diffusion Version 2.0, Stability AI strives to be more legally compliant and future-proof. Two important changes have been made. First, Stability AI removed naked images from training datasets to limit their generation. According to Emad Mostaque, founder of Stability AI, this is not about censoring nude images per se, but about protecting …

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Stable Diffusion 2.0 is a completely improved version

Summary Version 2.0 of Stable Diffusion brings many advances. The most important new feature is the improved OpenCLIP text-to-image conversion model. In August 2022, AI startup Stability AI, in collaboration with RunwayML, LMU Munich, EleutherAI and LAION, released Stable Diffusion, an open source image AI that was immediately well received by the community. Stable Diffusion …

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a16z thinks a creative AI revolution is coming to gaming

Summary Generative AI can create text, audio, images, and 3D assets. The games industry combines these media – and could therefore benefit greatly. At least that’s what venture capitalist Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) assumes, making him the second major Silicon Valley investor after Sequoia Capital to embrace the potential of generative AI. In a blog post, …

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Stable streaming becomes easier to control with a new Google method

Summary Generative AI models such as Stable Diffusion can generate images, but struggle to edit them. Google shows a new method that allows more control. With OpenAI’s DALL-E 2, Midjourney, or Stable Diffusion, interested parties have a variety of generative text-to-image conversion models to choose from. All models produce believable images and can be checked …

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