Latest AI News

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the field developing computers and robots capable of parsing data contextually to provide requested information, supply analysis, or trigger events based on findings. Through techniques like machine learning and neural networks, companies globally are investing in teaching machines to ‘think’ more like humans. Below are some of the latest AI news from the industry:

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Learning to Route by Task for Efficient Inference

Posted by Sneha Kudugunta, Research Software Engineer and Orhan Firat, Research Scientist, Google Research Scaling large language models has resulted in significant quality improvements natural language understanding (T5), generation (GPT-3) and multilingual neural machine translation (M4). One common approach to building a larger model is to increase th ...

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Scaling Vision with Sparse Mixture of Experts

Posted by Carlos Riquelme, Research Scientist and Joan Puigcerver, Software Engineer, Google Research, Brain team Advances in deep learning over the last few decades have been driven by a few key elements. With a small number of simple but flexible mechanisms (i.e., inductive biases such as convolutions or sequence attention), increasingly large datasets, a ...

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Advancing genomics to better understand and treat disease

Genome sequencing can help us better understand, diagnose and treat disease. For example, healthcare providers are increasingly using genome sequencing to diagnose rare genetic diseases, such as elevated risk for breast cancer or pulmonary arterial hypertension, which are estimated to affect roughly 8% of the population. At Google Health, we’re applying ou ...

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How Retailers Meet Tough Challenges Using NVIDIA AI 

At the National Retail Federation’s annual trade show, conversations tend to touch on recurring themes: “Will we be able to stock must-have products for next Christmas?,” “What incentives can I offer to loyal workers?” and “What happens to my margins if Susie Consumer purchases three of the same dresses online and returns two?” The $26 trillion global reta ...

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AI Startup to Take a Bite Out of Fast-Food Labor Crunch

Addressing a growing labor crisis among quick-service restaurants, startup Vistry is harnessing AI to automate the process of taking orders. The company will share its story at the NRF Big Show, the annual industry gathering of the National Retail Federation in New York, starting Jan. 16. “They’re closing restaurants because there is not enough labor,” sai ...