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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…

News In Brief

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

Spire Global Awarded $1.7M NOAA Contract to Deliver Space Weather Data

Jul 26, 2022 |

VIENNA, Va., July 26, 2022 — Spire Global, Inc., a leading global provider of space-based data, analytics and space services, today announced that it has been awarded a Commercial Weather Data Pilot (CWDP) space weather contract as part of the Commercial Data Program (CDP) issued by the National Oceanographic and Oceanic Administration (NOAA). Read more…

Clemson’s Energy Visualization and Analytics Center Uses Big Data to Reduce Carbon Emissions

Apr 19, 2022 |

April 19, 2022 — There are a lot of factors that determine the carbon footprint of a place – energy usage, transportation, food waste and paper consumption are just a few examples of things that impact the level of carbon emissions associated with a building and its occupants. Read more…

LucidLink Accelerates Connected Creativity with Spring 2022 Release

Apr 13, 2022 |

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 13, 2022 —  LucidLink, an innovative SaaS-based company delivering high-performance remote collaboration to the world’s largest brands and creative professionals, today announced the availability of LucidLink Filespaces 2.0 as part of its Spring 2022 launch. Read more…

Anaconda Announces Collaboration with Esri

Apr 12, 2022 |

AUSTIN, Texas, April 12, 2022 — Today, Anaconda Inc., provider of a popular data science platform, announced a collaboration with Esri, a global market leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, location intelligence, and mapping. Read more…

Citylitics Raises US$5M Series A to Accelerate Public Infrastructure Projects

Mar 29, 2022 |

TORONTO, March 29, 2022 — Citylitics, a source for intelligence on planned infrastructure investments, today announced that it has raised US$5 million in a Series A round of funding. Read more…

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