Hi all,I hope you've had a good start to the new year. This newsletter covers my and others' highlights of 2021. I also discuss recent pre-trained models that put more emphasis on safety and recent text similarity models where large is not always better. I really appreciate your feedback, so let me know what you love ❤️ and hate 💔 about this edition. Simply hit reply on the issue.Click here to view the newsletter in your browser.If you were referred by a friend, click here to subscribe. If you enjoyed this issue, give it a tweet 🐦.