DeepMind is an artificial intelligence company founded in September 2010, acquired by Alphabet Inc (Google) in 2015. The company is based in London, with research center’s in Canada, France, and the United States.
Google Research and DeepMind have created a large language model specifically for the medical field, that is able to produce accurate and useful responses by utilizing a variety of data sources including medical examinations, research, and consumer inquiries.
DeepMind is known for creating the AlphaGo program, which defeated a world champion in the game of Go in 2016. The company also developed AlphaStar, an AI that defeated professional players of the real-time strategy game StarCraft II.
AlphaGo is the first computer program to defeat a professional human Go player, the first to defeat a Go world champion, and is arguably the strongest Go player in history.
DeepMind’s mission is to “solve intelligence” and to create “beneficial AI” that can help solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.
OpenAI is a non-profit artificial intelligence research company founded in December 2015 by Elon Musk, Sam Altman, Greg Brockman, Ilya Sutskever, Wojciech Zaremba, and John Schulman. The company is based in San Francisco, California. OpenAI aims to develop and promote friendly AI in a way that benefits all of humanity.
The company focuses on both research and deployment of AI technology, and it has developed several notable projects such as GPT-2 and GPT-3, which are large language models that can generate human-like text.
Both DeepMind and OpenAI are AI research companies, but DeepMind is now a subsidiary of Alphabet (Google) and OpenAI is a non-profit organization.
DeepMind is known for its work on game-playing AI, while OpenAI is known for its language models and its focus on developing “friendly” AI.