September 22, 2023

Earlier this yr, main expertise giants, together with Alphabet’s Google, OpenAI and Meta amongst others, voluntarily dedicated to the White Home to implement quite a few measures for accountable growth of AI. Now, the co-founder of Google DeepMind, the corporate’s AI arm, has known as on the US authorities to implement minimal requirements for all AI corporations to make them eligible to buy Nvidia‘s AI chips.

In accordance with a report by The Monetary Occasions, DeepMind’s co-founder Mustafa Suleyman has mentioned that the US ought to permit Nvidia’s AI chips solely to consumers who conform to ethically use the expertise.

“The US ought to mandate that any client of Nvidia chips indicators as much as at the very least the voluntary commitments — and extra possible, greater than that,” Suleyman was quoted as saying.

Suleyman can also be the CEO of Inflection AI, a Microsoft-backed AI startup that raised $1.3 billion in June from Nvidia and different corporations.

Google new supercomputer
Google lately introduced a brand new model of its supercomputer, known as A3 VMs, to run extra generative AI fashions. It’s based mostly on Nvidia H100 GPUs to energy large-scale AI fashions. The A3 VM is powered by twin next-generation 4th Gen Intel Xeon scalable processors, eight Nvidia H100 GPUs per VM and has 2TB of host reminiscence.

US restriction on exports of AI chips
The event comes because the US expanded the restriction of exports of AI chips by Nvidia and AMD past China and China to different areas, which embody some international locations within the Center East.

In accordance with Nvidia, the curbs have an effect on its A100 and H100 chips designed to hurry up machine-learning duties however they won’t have an “quick materials affect” on its outcomes.

In the meantime, a spokesperson from the Bureau of Trade and Safety (BIS) mentioned that the Biden administration “has not blocked chip gross sales to the Center East.”


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