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Interview with Srikanth Velamakanni, Fractal Analytics
Founded in 2000, Mumbai and New York-based Fractal Analytics raised $360 million from TPG Capital Asia, a private equity firm. The company provides artificial intelligence and analytics services to several Fortune 100 firms, including the likes of Google.
Analytics India Magazine got in touch with Fractal’s cofounder, Srikanth Velamakanni.
Will we see GPT-3 moment for computer vision?
Transformer models like GPT-3 and GLaM are transforming natural language processing. One cannot deny that these large language models have truly transformed the field of NLP.
Could this innovation be extended to other fields – like computer vision? Can we have a GPT-3 moment for computer vision?
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Google has DeepMind, Microsoft has OpenAI. Will AWS be left behind?
Last November, Microsoft announced that OpenAI’s GPT-3 would be made available to developers through the new Azure OpenAI Service. This announcement gives Microsoft a good opportunity to tighten its grip on the new cloud businesses.
OpenAI’s close competitor, DeepMind, was acquired by Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc., in 2014. This acquisition has been greatly beneficial for Google Cloud (GCP).
All these developments make one wonder about a third of the cloud trinity – Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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Do tech firms in India really need a 3 month notice period?
The 3 month notice period, which must be served by employees in the IT sector before they can quit their job, has had a severe impact on the industry. Notice periods across the globe range from one week to one month; rarely do companies choose a 3 month notice period.
From the candidate’s point of view, a 3 month notice period may hinder their chance to be hired by a new organisation as the long duration between hiring and joining creates a level of uncertainty.
The race to reduce nanometers in chips
The technological quest of this decade might just be de-bunking Moore’s Law, and companies are certainly fighting to have a front seat on it.
This was proved by IBM in 2021, disrupting the market with their breakthrough 2 nm chip technology. This new era of fabrication is assisted by the race to reduce nanometers in chips.
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