Monday, 13th March 2023
Int-4 LLaMa is not enough—Int-3 and beyond (via) The Nolano team are experimenting with reducing the size of the LLaMA models even further than the 4bit quantization popularized by llama.cpp. # 11:55 pm
Stanford Alpaca, and the acceleration of on-device large language model development
On Saturday 11th March I wrote about how Large language models are having their Stable Diffusion moment. Today is Monday. Let’s look at what’s happened in the past three days.[... 2055 words]
We introduce Alpaca 7B, a model fine-tuned from the LLaMA 7B model on 52K instruction-following demonstrations. Alpaca behaves similarly to OpenAI’s text-davinci-003, while being surprisingly small and easy/cheap to reproduce (<600$).
— Alpaca: A Strong Open-Source Instruction-Following Model # 6:18 pm