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Beach Reading: a Short History of Pre-Trained Models
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Beach Reading: a Short History of Pre-Trained Models

Last Updated on August 7, 2023 by Editorial Team

Author(s): Patrick Meyer

Originally published on Towards AI.

Step into a world of wonder and amazement as we unravel the captivating tale of artificial intelligence’s incredible journey. From the birth of the first neural network in the 1950s to the rise of powerful language models like GPT, join us on a thrilling ride through the evolution of AI.

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An image of a beach with multi-colored umbrellas (generated with the help of Dall-E from OpenAI)

Once upon a time, in our galaxy’s not-so-distant past, the concept of artificial intelligence (AI) was emerging in the minds of brilliant scientists and visionaries. Back in the 1950s, the birth of baby AI was marked by the development of the first neural network model created by psychologist Frank Rosenblatt (1958). He called his baby the Perceptron, and this little boy ran on an IBM 704 as a simulation. Although rudimentary by today’s standards,… Read the full blog for free on Medium.

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