Can Bloom Democratize A.I. Better than BigTech?
The largest open-access multilingual language model ever was just released.
JULY 12, 2022. 3:30 PM, MONTREAL, CANADA.
The release time of the day in July, 2022 is 9:30 pm for posts.
Today I want to talk about Bloom.
Check out their Github here: https://github.com/bigscience-workshop/bigscience
A great introduction is by a new Substack writer on A.I., Alberto Romero.
You can follow his work on the Algorithmic Bridge:
Let me give you a quote I found very interesting:
BigScience, Hugging Face, EleutherAI, and others don’t like what the big tech has done to the field. Monopolizing a technology that could — and hopefully will — benefit a lot of people down the line isn’t morally right. But they couldn’t simply ask Google or OpenAI to share their research and expect a positive response. That’s why they decided to build and fund their own — and open it freely to researchers who want to explore its wonders. State-of-the-art AI is no longer reserved for big corporations with big pockets. - Alberto Romero (Medium 12k followers).
Hugging Face’s massive popularity in 2022 is really crucial. It’s becoming a bit like the GitHub for AI models.
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