Tag: Meta

Meta fails to localize Horizon Worlds before launching in Spain and...

Meta received some harsh words from frustrated Spanish speakers after a shaky international rollout of its game Horizon Worlds.

BigScience launches open-source LLM, BLOOM

In developing BLOOM, the BigScience team set out to create an LLM that’s more accessible than any other major model to date. Unlike other LLMs, BLOOM is available to pretty much any individual or institution.

Meta reaches 200-language milestone in No Language Left Behind initiative

The announcement comes just a few months after the company announced that it would begin a project to develop a machine translation (MT) tool that can translate the majority of the world’s 7,000 or so languages.

Meta gives researchers full access to its large language model, OPT-175B

Unlike many other large language models, OPT-175B will be available for free to all researchers or institutions that request access. The company notes that this effort is an attempt to “democratize” large language models, which will allow for further research into the models’ potential benefits — and dangers — to society.

Meta announces new real-time translation projects

The ambitious aim is to create real-time translation technologies that include everyone in the world by teaching AI to translate hundreds of spoken and written languages.

Facebook goes “meta,” internet has a field day

Meanwhile, Portuguese-speaking internet users got to have a laugh over the fact that “meta” is the imperative form of a verb with the colloquial meaning “to have intercourse.”