Nov 20, 2022

Meta Trained an AI on 48M Science Papers. It Was Shut Down After 2 Days

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, robotics/AI, science

Galactica was supposed to help “organize science.” Instead, it spewed misinformation.

In the first year of the pandemic, science happened at light speed. More than 100,000 papers were published on COVID in those first 12 months — an unprecedented human effort that produced an unprecedented deluge of new information.

It would have been impossible to read and comprehend every one of those studies. No human being could (and, perhaps, none would want to).

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