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BLOOM Large Language Model Breaks Down the Walled Garden

For the past couple of years, everyone from AI experts to the general public has been entranced by the often astonishing output of large language models (LLMs) like GPT-3 and DALL•E 2. These models, using narrative inp Read more…

Esri Puts Federal Climate Change Action on the Map

What is the Federal Government doing about climate change? Quite a bit, it turns out, but nothing tells a story quite like a map, which is why the Feds are using geospatial information systems from Esri to track the chan Read more…

Amazon re:MARS Highlights Intelligence from Shops to Space

Amazon hosted its inaugural re:MARS event back in 2019, with “MARS” here standing for machine learning, automation, robotics, and space. For the past two years, the event has been on hold due to the pandemic—but th Read more…

Big Graph Workloads Need Big Cloud Hardware, Katana Graph Says

According to Gartner, graph technologies will be used in 80% of data and analytics innovations by 2025, a significant increase from the 10% used in 2021. One of the companies hoping to capture a piece of this booming mar Read more…

Google’s Massive New Language Model Can Explain Jokes

Nearly two years ago, OpenAI’s 175 billion-parameter GPT-3 language model opened the world’s eyes to what large language models (LLMs) could accomplish with relatively little input, sensibly answering questions, tran Read more…

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IBM Research Open-Sources Deep Search Tools

IBM Research’s Deep Search product uses natural language processing (NLP) to “ingest and analyze massive amounts of data—structured and unstructured.” Over the years, Deep Search has seen a wide range of scientif Read more…

Samsung Announces 24Gbps GDDR6 DRAM for 30% Faster Speeds

Samsung Electronics announced Thursday it has begun sampling a 16GB Graphics Double Data Rate 6 (GDDR6) DRAM featuring 24-gigabit-per-second processing speeds. The new high-speed memory chips for graphics cards are bu Read more…

New ‘CALF’ Algorithm Identifies Data Patterns, Predicts Risk for Disease

LASSO regression—short for “least absolute shrinkage and selection operator”—is considered a gold standard for identifying patterns in data. Now, researchers from UNC-Chapel Hill’s Renaissance Computing Institu Read more…

Data Integrity Firm Highlights High-Risk Wildfire Areas in Texas

Increasingly brutal and early wildfire seasons have regularly devastated arid regions of the United States, annually burning millions of acres of land and causing tens of billions of dollars in damage. Predicting these a Read more…

Domain Codex Releases Domain Intelligence Search Engine

There are hundreds of millions of registered domain names in the world, with tens of millions of new domains registered every year. Meaningfully combing through these domain names — and the data associated with them Read more…

This Just In

Big Data Analysis Powers the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

Dec 1, 2022 |

Dec. 1, 2022 — Alzheimer’s disease has always had its puzzles and contradictions. For Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researcher Vladislav Petyuk, whose research on the progressive, age-related disease spans over a decade, some of the struggles have come from studies where “we can only connect the dots a pair at a time.”

Petyuk’s research touches multiple areas in biological and computational science at PNNL. Read more…

Netail Closes Seed Funding to Advance Retail-Focused AI Development

Nov 29, 2022 |

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 29, 2022 — Netail, a technology that enables retailers to auto-identify competitors across the internet and track their assortments, availability and optimize prices in real time, today announced the closing of $5M in seed funding. Read more…

MarkLogic Helps UK National Archives Democratize Access to Court Data

Nov 9, 2022 |

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 9, 2022 — MarkLogic Corporation, a leader in complex data and metadata management, has announced that its unified data platform is underpinning the UK Government’s drive to turn court judgements into data for analysis in order to improve transparency in the justice system. Read more…

New AI Fairness Technique Has Significant Lifesaving Implications

Oct 4, 2022 |

Oct. 4, 2022 — Danfeng “Daphne” Yao, a computer science professor at Virginia Tech, wants to improve the prediction accuracy of machine-learning models in medical applications. Her research findings were recently published in Communications Medicine, a selective open-access journal from Nature Portfolio. Read more…

Predicting and Preventing Pandemics is Goal of New NSF Awards

Sep 16, 2022 |

Sept. 16, 2022 — The potential for future pandemics is an ever-present and growing threat, whether they are due to known diseases like monkeypox or Ebola, or an as-yet-unknown infection. Read more…

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