AI systems are getting more powerful, and experts worry about secrecy and errors, but a new multilingual AI model should help. Research engineer Teven Le Scao, (above) helped create the new artificial intelligence Bloom. Photo: AP/Mary Altaffer
AI systems are getting more powerful, and experts worry about secrecy and errors, but a new multilingual AI model should help. Research engineer Teven Le Scao, (above) helped create the new artificial intelligence Bloom. Photo: AP/Mary Altaffer

Tech giants don’t want us to know how their AI systems work or why they spread racism and untruths. An open-access alternative holds out promise

  • AI algorithms are capable of having conversations, creating readable text, and predicting your writing, but all have flaws
  • AI creators are notoriously secretive, but a new, open-access, multi-language model from a coalition of researchers is promising transparency

AI systems are getting more powerful, and experts worry about secrecy and errors, but a new multilingual AI model should help. Research engineer Teven Le Scao, (above) helped create the new artificial intelligence Bloom. Photo: AP/Mary Altaffer
AI systems are getting more powerful, and experts worry about secrecy and errors, but a new multilingual AI model should help. Research engineer Teven Le Scao, (above) helped create the new artificial intelligence Bloom. Photo: AP/Mary Altaffer
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