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A crackdown on AI energy consumption would be a mistake

16 May 2024

12:54 AM

16 May 2024

12:54 AM

AI has an energy problem: it consumes an awful lot of it. Firms like ChatGPT creator OpenAI demand eye-watering levels of energy to develop their models. Training Chat GPT-3 used as much as 120 American homes over the course of a year, according to one study, while the training of GPT-4 used many multiples more.

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