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February 24, 2023, 5:05 PM

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Meta AI:
Meta releases Large Language Model Meta AI, or LLaMA, a foundational LLM designed to help AI researchers, available in sizes ranging from 7B to 65B parameters  —  As part of Meta's commitment to open science, today we are publicly releasing LLaMA (Large Language Model Meta AI) …
Tim Hardwick / MacRumors:
Kuo: Apple plans a cheaper second-gen AR/MR headset with two high-end and low-end models built by Luxcaseict and Foxconn, respectively, likely launching in 2025  —  Apple's cheaper second-generation AR/VR headset will come in two high-end and low-end models, according to Apple industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
CyberScoop:
A year after Russia's invasion, a look at the unprecedented cyberdefence effort by Ukraine and its allies against Russian wiper malware and other attacks  —  The Ukraine war has inspired a defensive cyber effort that government officials and technology executives describe as unprecedented.
Sam Altman / OpenAI:
OpenAI details its preparations for “if AGI is successfully created”, including being cautious with its models and operating as if the risks are existential  —  Our mission is to ensure that artificial general intelligence—AI systems that are generally smarter than humans—benefits all of humanity.
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Sequoia Capital China, which raised $8.5B last year, has started screening some investments for US national security concerns, a first for the firm  —  Venture-capital firm starts screening its China arm's investments as Washington prepares to limit U.S. capital going to some Chinese tech companies
Vauhini Vara / Wired:
How the founders of Buy Nothing, a project that grew via Facebook Groups of neighbors exchanging free stuff, built their own app and nearly killed the community  —  How an idealistic community for exchanging free stuff tried to break away from Facebook and ended up breaking apart.
Alex Pasternack / Fast Company:
Experts say combining deepfake audio and video, virtual avatars, and large language models like GPT-3 could turbocharge the work of scammers and propagandists  —  Dozens of startups are using generative AI to make shiny happy virtual people for fun and profit.  Chatbots add a complicated new dimension.

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