💡 Google Introduces SIMA

Plus: Inflection's Newest AI Model

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Hey Edge Family, good morning! Google just launched an AI model that might play video games better than you!

The Breakdown

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Source: Google DeepMind

Big Takeaway: SIMA, (Scalable Instructable Multiworld Agent), is a new generalist AI agent from Google DeepMind that can follow natural-language directions in a variety of video games. It is your AI sidekick.

  • SIMA has been trained and tested on nine different video games, including titles like No Man’s Sky and Teardown, to expose the AI agent to a variety of interactive worlds.

  • It learns through observing pairs of human players, where one player instructs and the other plays, linking language with gameplay behavior.

  • Evaluated across 600 basic skills, SIMA is designed to perform simple tasks within about 10 seconds. It is the first glimpse into the future of gaming with AI.

Source: Inflection

Big Takeaway: Inflection has launched Inflection 2.5, an advanced large language model (LLM) capable of competing with GPT-4's performance, but requiring only 40% of the computational resources needed for training.

  • The new LLM has been incorporated into Inflection's “personal chatbot,” Pi which is designed to be empathetic, helpful, and safe.

  • Inflection 2.5 achieves nearly 94% of GPT-4’s average performance in efficiency, particularly excelling in STEM areas. (See picture above)

  • The model performed impressively on graduate-level physics and math exams, approaching top human scores with enhanced prompting. (Try Pi here)

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