Sen. Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new policy proposal in her bid to win the presidency in 2020: reinstating and modernizing the Office of Technology Assessment, which was dissolved in the 1990s. The point of the OTA is to provide lawmakers with updated research and information on technology they can use for hearings, regulations and reports. Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, writes in a...
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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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