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DeepMind has found a simple way to make language models reason better

Summary Logical reasoning is still a major challenge for language models. DeepMind has found a way to support reasoning tasks. A study by Google’s AI division DeepMind shows that the order of the premises in a task has a significant impact on the logical reasoning performance of language models. They work best when the premises …

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YOLOv9 improves real-time object recognition accuracy with less computation

Summary YOLOv9 sets a new standard for real-time object recognition. It offers greater accuracy with less computation than previous models. YOLO, short for “You Only Look Once,” is an open-source image analysis AI that recognizes objects in real time. The software enables machines to “see” like humans and identify a wide variety of objects in …

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Montreal’s AI system aims to prevent subway suicides by analyzing passenger behavior

Summary Montreal is currently testing an AI system to prevent suicides on the subway. The software uses video surveillance footage to analyze passenger behavior and sounds an alarm when warning signals are detected. The AI system scans CCTV footage for signs of mental distress among passengers, according to the Société de transport de Montréal (STM), …

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Google Deepmind goes open source with Gemini-based Gemma models

Summary Google has introduced Gemma, a new generation of open AI models that builds on the experience of the Gemini models and aims for responsible AI development. Google DeepMind and other Google teams created Gemma to provide developers and researchers around the world with accessible, capable models, the company said. The model comes in two …

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Meta’s Aria smart glasses dataset helps shape the future of AI conversations

Meta has released the MMCSG (Multi-Modal Conversations in Smart Glasses) dataset, featuring two-sided conversations recorded using Aria glasses. The dataset includes multi-channel audio, video, accelerometer, and gyroscope data, and is aimed at supporting research in areas such as automatic speech recognition, activity detection, and speaker diarization. The glasses capture video and audio with seven microphones, …

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Meta’s chief AI researcher says OpenAI’s “world simulator” Sora is a dead end

Summary Sora is widely perceived primarily as a text and video-to-video model. However, the real research goal of OpenAI is a world simulator. But according to Yann LeCun, head of Meta’s AI department, Sora is not suited for that. The renowned AI researcher has harsh words for OpenAI’s simulator theory: “Modeling the world for action …

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Can LLMs take on the role of human experts in data analysis?

Summary Can we use the large language models as a mechanism for quantitative knowledge retrieval to aid data analysis tasks? A guest post by Kai Spriestersbach. In data science, researchers often face the challenge of working with incomplete data sets. Many established algorithms simply cannot process incomplete data series. Traditionally, data scientists have turned to …

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Meta’s V-JEPA is Yann LeCun’s latest foray into the possible future of AI

Summary Meta has introduced a new AI model, the Video Joint Embedding Predictive Architecture (V-JEPA). It is part of Meta’s research into the general JEPA architecture, which seeks to improve AI’s ability to understand and interact with the physical world. Developed by Yann LeCun, Meta’s VP & Chief AI Scientist, and his team, V-JEPA is …

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OpenAI’s stunning video generation debut Sora feels like a GPT-4 moment

Summary OpenAI is showing off its first generative AI model for video called Sora, and from the looks of it, it’s like a GPT-4 moment for video generation. OpenAI announced Sora, the company’s first text-to-video model, in a blog post and on X, formerly Twitter. Sora shows off an impressive array of capabilities, with the …

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Google unveils Gemini 1.5 with key advantage over GPT-4

Summary Google has unveiled Gemini 1.5, a significant update to its line of AI models. Its main feature is an unprecedentedly large token context length. According to Google, Gemini 1.5 features a new Mixture-of-Experts (MoE) architecture that makes it more efficient to train and deploy. Demis Hassabis, CEO of Google DeepMind, noted that Gemini 1.5 …

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