As we've come to learn recently, there are four new hardware vulnerabilities that affect Intel processors. These new flaws allow attackers to leak confidential data by exploiting microarchitectural data sampling (MDS) side-channel vulnerabilities, of which the most serious is arguably 'ZombieLoad'. Unlike previous speculative execution flaws that partially affected AMD and … [Read more...] about How Screwed is Intel without Hyper-Threading?
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Last week, OpenAI released GPT-2, a conversational AI system that quickly became controversial. Without domain-specific data, GPT-2 achieves state-of-the-art performance in seven of eight natural language understanding benchmarks for things like reading comprehension and answering questions. A paper and some code were released when the unsupervised model, trained on 40GB … [Read more...] about AI Weekly: Experts say OpenAI’s controversial model is a potential threat to society and science
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