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Azalia Mirhoseini, a research scientist at Google Brain, is using artificial intelligence itself to make better chips for artificial intelligence.
Many microchips that are used for AI weren’t specifically built for it. Most are repurposed from hardware used in video and gaming. As a result, these older, human-engineered designs leave much to be desired in terms of energy efficiency, cost, and functionality.
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