Boxi shares their experiences working as a program specialist on the ethics & society team to support ethical, safe and beneficial AI development, highlighting the importance of interdisciplinary and sociotechnical thinking.
Today we caught up with Gemma Jennings, a product manager on the Applied team, who led a session on vision language models at the AI Summit, one of the world’s largest AI events for business.
Research scientist, Kevin McKee, tells how his early love of science fiction and social psychology inspired his career, and how he’s helping advance research in ‘queer fairness’, support human-AI collaboration, and study the effects of AI on the LGBTQ+ community.
My day can vary, it really depends on which phase of the project I'm on. Let’s say we want to add a feature to our product – my tasks could range from designing solutions and working with the team to find the best one, to deploying new features into production and doing maintenance. Along the way, I’ll communicate changes to our stakeholders, write...
When I joined DeepMind as COO, I did so in large part because I could tell that the founders and team had the same focus on positive social impact. In fact, at DeepMind, we now champion a term that perfectly captures my own values and hopes for integrating technology into people’s daily lives: pioneering responsibly. I believe pioneering responsibly...
In October 2021, we announced that we acquired the MuJoCo physics simulator, and made it freely available for everyone to support research everywhere. We also committed to developing and maintaining MuJoCo as a free, open-source, community-driven project with best-in-class capabilities. Today, we’re thrilled to report that open sourcing is complete...
If you want to be at DeepMind, go for it. Apply, interview, and just try. You might not get it the first time but that doesn’t mean you can’t try again. I never thought DeepMind would accept me, and when they did, I thought it was a mistake. Everyone doubts themselves – I’ve never felt like the smartest person in the room. I’ve often felt the opposite....
We introduce Flamingo, a single visual language model (VLM) that sets a new state of the art in few-shot learning on a wide range of open-ended multimodal tasks.
We caught up with Kevin Millikin, a software engineer on the DevTools team. He’s in Salt Lake City this week to present at PyCon US, the largest annual gathering for those using and developing the open-source Python programming language.
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