Things I read last week… (WB 14 Feb 2022)
“ML training compute has been doubling every 6 months since 2010.”
Compute trends across three eras of machine learning. [PDF]
DeepMind with the Swiss Plasma Center at EPFL have developed the first deep reinforcement learning system to autonomously contain the plasma in a tokamak reactor.
How AI is changing chemical discovery.
Amazon’s ‘introduction to automated reasoning’.
Redpoints’s Tomasz Tunguz on ‘10 Lessons Learned after $5B of M&A’.
The inside story of Facebook Marketplace, the world’s second biggest marketplace after Amazon.
Using open source synthetic aperture radar imagery captured by the Sentinel-1 satellites to locate active military radar.
Confessions of a Bitcoin Widow.
Tim Urban, author of WaitButWhy, on Lex Friedmans podcast. [YouTube]