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#182 – February 23, 2023

Hugging Face and AWS partner to make AI more accessible

It’s time to make AI open and accessible to all. That’s the goal of this expanded long-term strategic partnership between Hugging Face and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Together, the two leaders aim to accelerate the availability of next-generation machine learning models by making them more accessible to the machine learning community and helping developers achieve the highest performance at the lowest cost.

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ChatGPT fuels AI-written books trend on Amazon

There were over 200 e-books in Amazon’s Kindle store as of mid-February listing ChatGPT as an author, but there is no requirement to disclose the use of AI.

After Alaska Airlines planes bump runway while taking off from Seattle, a scramble to ‘pull the plug’

Alaska’s flight operations staff quickly realized that a software bug was sending bad takeoff weight data to its crews. They immediately figured out a workaround and normal flying resumed.

AMD CEO: The Next Challenge Is Energy Efficiency

Despite a slowdown of Moore’s Law, other factors have pushed mainstream computing capabilities to double about every two and a half years. For supercomputers, the doubling is happening even faster. However, Su pointed out, the energy efficiency of computing has not been keeping pace, which could lead to future supercomputers that require as much as 500 megawatts a decade from now.

Apple Orders Entire Supply of TSMC's 3nm Chips for iPhone 15 Pro and M3 Macs

Apple has reportedly secured all available orders for N3, TSMC's first-generation 3-nanometer process that is likely to be used in the upcoming iPhone 15 Pro lineup as well as new MacBooks scheduled for launch in the second half of 2023.


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