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OpenAI open-sources Whisper, a multilingual speech recognition system

Speech recognition remains a challenging problem in AI and machine learning. In a step toward solving it, OpenAI today open-sourced Whisper, an automatic speech recognition system that the company claims […]




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Nvidia launches new services for training large language models

As interest around large AI models — particularly large language models (LLMs) like OpenAI’s GPT-3 — grows, Nvidia is looking to cash in with new fully managed, cloud-powered services geared […]







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Tighter VC capital forces AI startups to face the music

Winter may hve arrived early for AI and machine learning startups. After years of rosy projections, growth and investor enthusiasm, a new report from PitchBook shows that VC activity in […]




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Twitter’s attempt to monetize porn reportedly halted due to child safety warnings

Despite serving as the online watercooler for journalists, politicians and VCs, Twitter isn’t the most profitable social network on the block. Amid internal shakeups and increased pressure from investors to make […]




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Perceptron: Face-tracking ‘earables,’ analog AI chips, and accelerating particle accelerators

Kyle Wiggers Contributor Kyle Wiggers is a senior reporter at TechCrunch with a special interest in artificial intelligence. His writing has appeared in VentureBeat and Digital Trends, as well as […]