Baidu’s self-driving program has a very, very long way to go before it catches up to Alphabet’s Waymo, according to the South China Morning Post . Citing data from California’s Department of Motor Vehicles, the Post report said Baidu’s autonomous cars needed human intervention every 41 miles versus only every 5,596 miles for Waymo. That data sharply undercuts the hype that China’s racing ahead...
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Amazon’s ‘Switzerland’ Days Are Over; Are LLMs Cheating on Benchmark Tests?; OpenAI Quietly Develops Customizable GPTs
Looks like Amazon’s finally made its AI bet.On Monday, model developer Anthropic announced that it had raised as much as $4 billion from Amazon. As part of the deal, Amazon Web Services will become Anthropic’s primary cloud provider, and Anthropic will train and deploy its future models on AWS’ training- and inference-specialized chips, Trainium and Inferentia. What that means isn’t...
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