Link: A look at Meta's AI strategy, which is a bet that open sourcing the tech will drive down competitors' prices and spread Meta's version of AI more broadly (Wall Street Journal)

One advantage of releasing its Llama models free is that Meta can watch a whole community of open-source developers refining the tool—and then integrate those improvements. Another is that it is a recruitment tool for top AI researchers, many of whom come from academia and prize the ability to keep publishing their work. #


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