ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of February 2nd ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of February 2nd
Artificial intelligence has been moving at the speed of light with all of the news that has come out. So let’s... ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of February 2nd

Artificial intelligence has been moving at the speed of light with all of the news that has come out. So let’s recap what we covered here at ODSC and other stories that we may have missed so you can stay in the know of all things AI.

Open Data Science Blog Recap:

A new open-source Python-based framework is promising data scientists the ability to create full-stack applications (Source)

A new study reported a new AI-powered method of identifying Crop-livestock integration areas by analyzing satellite images. (Source)

John Snow Labs, a leading innovator in the field of artificial intelligence for healthcare, has marked 2023 as its most triumphant year to date. (Source)

AI News Highlights

Using artificial intelligence, better pollution predictions are in the air

Volkswagen Opens AI Lab as Carmakers Embrace Artificial Intelligence

President of Taiwan Joins Pope Francis in Call for Regulating AI

Washington state to develop guidelines for agencies using generative artificial intelligence

Utilizing active microparticles for artificial intelligence

FTC Launches Inquiry Into Artificial Intelligence Deals

Education experts say they’re ready for AI this time

Artificial Intelligence and Housing: Exploring Promise and Peril

As Tech CEOs Are Grilled Over Child Safety Online, AI Is Complicating the Issue

Trending AI Open Source Projects

  • Deskhop – Fast desktop switching
  • Openvoice – An instant voice cloning project by MyShell
  • Mamba – a new state space model architecture showing promising performance on information-dense data
  • Photomaker – An app that allows the customization of realistic human photos via stacked ID embedding
  • GPT-SoVITS – A Powerful Few-shot Voice Conversion and Text-to-Speech WebUI.
  • Surya – A multilingual document OCR toolkit.

Research From Around The Globe

  • Small Language Model Meets with Reinforced Vision Vocabulary – Paper
  • Alibaba Researchers Introduce Ditto: A Revolutionary Self-Alignment Method to Enhance Role-Play in Large Language Models Beyond GPT-4 Standards – Paper
  • MM-LLMs: Recent Advances in MultiModal Large Language Models – Paper
  • CoEdIT: Text Editing by Task-Specific Instruction Tuning – Paper
  • GQA: Training Generalized Multi-Query Transformer Models from Multi-Head Checkpoints – Paper
  • Building Your Own Product Copilot: Challenges, Opportunities, and Needs – Paper
  • Ambient Artificial Intelligence Scribes to Alleviate the Burden of Clinical Documentation – Paper
  • SPADE: Synthesizing Assertions for Large Language Model Pipelines – Paper

Start-Up Funding News

Florida-based Kore.ai, which offers AI-powered virtual assistants and applications for enhancing customer and employee experiences across various industries., raised north of  $150M in a Series D round.

China-based Mogic AI,  an advertising technology platform that provides tools to create and launch by pulling product images into ads using AI, raised $15M in series A.

India-based Krutrim, an artificial intelligence firm that focuses on creating silicon chips and building a cloud infrastructure, raised north of $50M in series A.

California-based Artera, a provider of precision medicine and develops artificial intelligence (AI) testing to customize treatments for cancer patients., raised $20M.

Germany-based Semron, develops a 3D-scaled AI inference chip, based on a new proven semiconductor device, raised north of €7M in Seed.

South Korea-based Rebellions.ai, a developer of AI accelerators by bridging the gap between underlying silicon architectures and deep learning algorithms raised north of ₩277 in series B.

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