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Notes from the AI Playbook


Driving areas for AI

Remote work and collaboration: The recent increase in remote work and collaboration has created a greater need for tools that can facilitate communication, project management, and productivity

Privacy and security concerns: As AI becomes more prevalent in our daily lives, privacy and security concerns are also growing. AI can be used to protect sensitive information, detect and prevent cybersecurity threats, and ensure compliance with data protection regulations. Conversely, AI can also be used maliciously, and there is an ongoing need to develop ethical guidelines and best practices to mitigate potential risks

Sustainability and environmental impact: As AI adoption grows, so does its impact on the environment, particularly in terms of energy consumption and electronic waste. There is an increasing focus on developing more energy-efficient AI models and hardware, as well as exploring AI’s potential to address environmental challenges, such as climate change, conservation, and sustainable resource management.

Regulation and governance: As AI technology becomes more integrated into various aspects of society, the need for clear regulations and governance around its use becomes more pressing. Governments and organizations are working to develop policies that balance the benefits of AI with its potential risks, ensuring that AI is used responsibly and ethically.

AI in education and workforce development: The rapid advancement of AI is driving a demand for skilled professionals who can develop, deploy, and maintain AI systems. Educational institutions are adapting their curricula to include AI-related subjects, and governments and businesses are investing in workforce development programs to ensure a pipeline of talent.

Terms Machine Learning and Computer Vision

Machine Learning (ML) is a subset of AI which is the act of machines learning how to perform a task without a human having to explicitly define the rules. Other forms of AI include Rule-Based Systems and Expert Systems, which perform tasks based on rules or expertise that have been hard-coded into them. The key difference is that these systems do not learn or improve over time.

Computer Vision: Computer vision uses AI to analyze and interpret visual data such as images or videos. One example of computer vision in business is in manufacturing, where machine learning models can be trained to detect defects or anomalies in products based on visual data. This can help improve quality control and reduce waste.

However, fine-tuning runs a risk of overfitting the model, a common machine learning issue where an AI model becomes too specialized on a subset of the data you fed it

Wider Range aspects of AI

Alignment. This refers to the process of ensuring that an AI system’s goals align with human values and interests.

Responsible AI, which refers to the ethical and responsible use of AI technology. It involves ensuring that AI systems are designed and implemented in a way that respects human rights, diversity, and privacy.

Responsible AI … to focus on model Explainability, which refers to the ability for people to understand and interpret the results that an AI model generates in a transparent and clear way.

Most of Responsible AI and Alignment research focuses on ensuring the integration of this technology into society has a positive impact. However, part of the work is also about planning ahead for Singularity, the hypothetical point in the future when AI systems surpass human intelligence. Specifically, Singularity refers to the point where AI systems are capable to designing and improving themselves, without human intervention.

ANI, AGI, ASI - stages of AI

We initially started with Artificial Narrow Intelligence (ANI) which were AI systems that were designed to perform specific tasks or sets of tasks, such as voice recognition or image classification.

Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) where we have AI systems that have human-level intelligence and can perform a wide range of tasks, similar to a human.

Artificial Superintelligence (ASI) where AI systems surpass human intelligence and can perform tasks that are beyond human comprehension

Tensor Processing Units - TPU

Then, if you’re looking to speed up the training and deployment of your machine learning model, you’ll be interested in acquiring TPUs. Tensor Processing Units (TPUs), are specialized AI accelerators developed by Google that are used to speed up the training and deployment of machine learning models. TPUs are especially well-suited for generative AI tasks like image and text generation as well as speech to text.

Machine Learning Frameworks

popular open-source machine learning frameworks - TensorFlow (Google) PyTorch (Facebook) . Additionally, you may need to install specific libraries for your chosen model architecture, such as Hugging Face’s Transformers library.


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