Dynamically Typed

By Leon Overweel (Dynamically Typed)

My thoughts and links on productized artificial intelligence, machine learning technology, and AI projects for the climate crisis. Delivered to your inbox every second Sunday.

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#76: Dynamically Typed Hiatus

Hey everyone, Leon here. I don't have a regular edition of Dynamically Typed for you today, because, as you can probably guess from the subject, I'm taking a break from writing the newsletter.I've written a DT every second weekend for nearly three years now...

 
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#75: OpenAI's book summaries for the alignment problem, Translatotron 2, and AI-generated movie posters

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #75! This was a bit of a quiet two weeks for productized and climate AI, so today I've just got three ML research and one cool stuff links for you: OpenAI's GPT-3 book summarization; Google AI's Wikipedia-based dat...

 
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#74: Apple's privacy-focused facial recognition, DeepMind's multimodal Perceiver IO, and sea ice forecasting with IceNet

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #74! Today's productized AI section includes some updates on the ClipDrop app and a detailed Apple blog post about privacy-preserving facial recognition in the Photos app. I also covered DeepMind's new general Perc...

 
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#73: Merlin for sound-based bird identification, CCAI's big climate grant, and finger spelling with AI

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #73, a classic links issue. Today for productized AI I've got Merlin, an app for identifying birds by their calls; and an Oxygen Digital panel I joined on the future of AI-assisted coding. For ML research I found S...

 
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#72: Towards talking to computers with OpenAI Codex

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #72. Today's issue is about OpenAI's Codex demo last Tuesday, which is one of the most exciting AI applications I've come across recently. Happy Sunday!

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#71: The AlphaFold Protein Structure Database, OpenAI Triton, and a CLIP "Tour of the Sacred Library"

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #71! Today for productized AI I covered the AlphaFold Protein Structure Database, which is a collaboration between DeepMind and the European Bioinformatics Institute. For ML research I've got OpenAI's Python-like o...

 
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#70: Karpathy on Tesla Autopilot at CVPR'21, Distill's hiatus, and tattling on Flemish Scrollers using computer vision

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #70. For today's edition I summarized Andrej Karpathy's talk about updates to Tesla's Autopilot system at CVPR '21. Further in the productized AI section, I have links for a LEGO-detection app and the automated chi...

 
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#69: GitHub Copilot + OpenAI Codex = Microsoft synergy?

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #69! Today's issue focuses on a new AI product that's been all over Twitter this week: GitHub Copilot, "your AI pair programmer" powered by OpenAI's new Codex model. This story became quite long and I'm not includi...

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#68: What's socially acceptable for a language model to say?

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #68! With summer around the corner, it's been a bit of a slow two weeks in terms of AI news. So I decided to dedicate today's DT to a single longer story centered around OpenAI's new Process for Adapting Language M...

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#67: Has AI helped fight the COVID-19 pandemic?

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #67. The main story in today's DT is about AI's role in helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic. I avoided writing about the preprints in this space for a long time, but a new overview article in The Gradient pushed me...

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#66: Google's controversial dermatology app, Twitter's AI feature removal, and a Dropbox image search deep-dive

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #66. I've got three productized AI links and two machine learning research link for you today. For the former, I wrote about Google's new dermatology assist tool and its potential problems; Dropbox's image search t...

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#65: Live (jargon) transcription in Microsoft Teams, the EU's Artificial Intelligence Act, and NVIDIA's AI Art Gallery

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #65; I've got a whole lot of links for you today. In productized AI, I covered the EU's final proposal for its Artificial Intelligence Act, a new jargon-aware (!) live meeting transcription feature in Microsoft Tea...

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#64: Google's tips for reducing the CO2 emissions of training AI models

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #64 — another base-2 milestone just over a year after I sent out DT #32!Today's DT started off as a regular links-centric issue, until I came across a blog post Google released three days ago (on Earth Day): How we...

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#63: Three times Distill: Multimodal neurons, branch specialization, and weight banding

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #63. I took today to finally sit down and read three recent articles from Distill, the machine learning journal that focuses on AI interpretability with the help of clear writing and great, often interactive, visua...

 
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#62: 4.5 billion GPT-3 words a day, Moore's Law for Everything, and Nothing Breaks like an AI heart

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #62. After last issue's essay on the climate opportunity of gargantuan AI models (check it out if you haven't yet!), I've got lots of different links for you again this week. Across productized AI, ML research and ...

 
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#61: The climate opportunity of gargantuan AI models

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #61! Today's issue is a bit different from usual: I don't have the regular sections or any quick links. Instead, I finally wrote a longer essay that I've been mulling over in my head for a long time, on the potenti...

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#60: Google Pixel car crash detection, Model Search for TensorFlow, an a movie frame search engine

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #60. Two weeks after we were ice skating on the canals, spring has arrived in Amsterdam and I'm sitting on the roof, writing this issue in the sun after a great row this morning! 🌞🚣‍♂️For productized AI, I wrote ab...

 
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#59: A visual search engine, Google's camera-based vitals measurements, and two AI lab tooling long reads

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #59! I've got a classic links issue for you today, featuring:🔌 Productized AI: camera-based vitals measurements on Google Pixel phones; and Microsoft's new Speller100 model powering input validation in Bing.🎛 ML Re...

 
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#58: Partnership on AI's AI Incident Database, and lots of productized AI

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #58! In today's issue I wrote about the AI Incident Database, a new project by the Partnership on AI that's meant to help future machine learning researchers and developers avoid repeating bad outcomes that AI-powe...

 
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#57: DALL·E and CLIP, OpenAI's new multimodal neural networks

Hey everyone, welcome to Dynamically Typed #57! In today's issue I've written about DALL·E and CLIP, two new multimodal neural networks by OpenAI that learn to generate and classify images based on textual prompts in a zero-shot way. They're both very cool ...