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To raise a fund, this agtech outfit built a content company first (now it has $60 million to put to work) – TechCrunch

Rob LeClerc has the kind of pedigree that investors tend to like. He has a masters degree in computer science from the University of Calgary and a PhD in computational biology from Yale. In fact, at least ten years ago, what he really wanted to do with his degrees was to find and fund agriculture-related…


Language models that can search the web hold promise — but also raise concerns

Did you miss a session at the Data Summit? Watch On-Demand Here. Language models — AI systems that can be prompted to write essays and emails, answer questions, and more — remain flawed in many ways. Because they “learn” to write from examples on the web, including problematic social media posts, they’re prone to generating…