I just faced with the “State of AI ’2021” report and want to share it. The authors are experts who analyze AI trends, make predictions, and invest(!) in AI. Last year, 5.5 out of 8 their predictions came true. The report has 188(!) pages. What I can highlight briefly: for data scientists & IT managers: Transformers/LLMs expanded far beyond NLP, they will replace recurrent networks JAX framework worth trying for investors & founders: AI-first is now everywhere: new researches in biology, skyrocketing new companies for IPOs and new markets Semiconductor-related companies continue to accelerate and consolidate AI influences politics: army, safety & regulations Here is the link: https://www.
I’ve just read recently published Big Ideas 2021 by ARK invest (these guys are investing billions of USD into disruptive tech companies) and want to share it. I really recommend to download and overview their slides for everybody who works in high-tech (yes, they are probably over-optimistic because of their role, but it’s really worth to look at): https://drive.google.com/file/d/1z3LpfrAQLRM07JDTi1ZnHEHPeszgIp7O/view?usp=sharing I am especially excited by what they call “Software 2.0” (deep learning).