I’m a member of the OpenAI Scholars Program 2020 Cohort and this is my blog about artificial intelligence and deep learning.
2020 has turned out to be a completely outrageous year. Not at all what I expected when I joined OpenAI’s Scholars Program. All told, it’s been extremely hard to concentrate on my work with personal medical issues, and the world falling apart. While I wish so many of the things that happened this year hadn’t, I am grateful that racial inequality is getting such high profile, and desperately needed attention. And honestly, being distracted in my program is such a tiny price for me, as a white person to pay for the good that I hope may come out of this revolutionary time.
Deep learning requires special kinds of computer hardware. This is a post about what makes that hardware so different from the traditional computer architecture, and how to get access to the right kind of hardware for deep learning.
I’ve been excited about AI since I was about seven years old….