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#217 – April 20, 2023

Microsoft reportedly working on its own AI chips that may rival Nvidia’s

Microsoft is reportedly working on its own AI chips that can be used to train large language models and avoid a costly reliance on Nvidia. The Information reports that Microsoft has been developing the chips in secret since 2019, and some Microsoft and OpenAI employees already have access to them to test how well they perform for the latest large language models like GPT-4.

Netflix Will End Its DVD Service

Sending movies through the mail, in recognizable red-and-white envelopes, helped the company become a behemoth in Hollywood.

Meta is about to start its next round of layoffs

The company plans to lay off employees on Wednesday, according to sources.

Why do ships use 'port' and 'starboard' instead of 'left' and 'right?'

Unlike left and right, port and starboard refer to fixed locations on a vessel.

Stability AI Launches the First of its StableLM Suite of Language Models

Stability AI's open-source Alpha version of StableLM showcases the power of small, efficient models that can generate high-performing text and code locally on personal devices.


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