ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of July 5th ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of July 5th
Every week, the ODSC team researches the latest advancements in AI. We review a selection of the most impactful research, trending... ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of July 5th

Every week, the ODSC team researches the latest advancements in AI. We review a selection of the most impactful research, trending open-source projects, and significant startup investments. We carefully curate and share a selection of the most impactful developments, bringing you the insights that matter most to the AI and data science community. Subscribe to get this as a newsletter sent to your inbox every Friday!

Open Data Science Blog Recap

  • U.S. Startup Magic Seeks $200M Funding to Triple Valuation to $1.5B  (Source)
  • Apple Secures Observer Role on OpenAI’s Board Thanks to New Agreement (Source)
  • New AI-Powered Index Promises to Provide Insight on the US Economy (Source)
  • Robinhood Acquires AI Investment Platform Pluto Capital to Enhance Investor Tools (Source)
  • Elon Musk Hyping Up xAI’s Grok 3 with Massive GPU Investment (Source)

AI News Highlights

IATSE Agreement Clears the Way to Use Artificial Intelligence as a Tool

Radiologists offer AI stamp of approval

A.I. ‘Friend’ for Public School Students Falls Flat

AI Chatbots Seem as Ethical as a New York Times Advice Columnist

Chinese military AI in focus as lawmaker sounds alarm on threat from rifle-wielding ‘robot-dogs’

Tech Industry Wants to Lock Up Nuclear Power for AI

Echoes of dotcom bubble haunt AI-driven US stock market

We Need to Control AI Agents Now

AI is learning from what you said on Reddit, Stack Overflow or Facebook. Are you OK with that?

AI-driven exoskeleton lightens your load, elevates performance

Nvidia Faces First AI Antitrust Charge, According to Report

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New Trending Open Source Projects

SheetAble – A self-hosted music sheet organizing software

DevBrute – A versatile password brute forcing tool designed to tackle a wide range of Social Media accounts and Web Applications. With its robust capabilities, it’s adept at breaking through various security barriers.

CalcDiverse – A customized collection of calculators for various aspects of mathematics. Individuals with basic web development knowledge can create distinctive calculators and submit pull requests.

Find me Issues – A React.js based web-app to find repositories containing ‘good first issues’ open source contribution. Any kind of contribution and suggestions are highly appreciated!

Fuyuko – An open source Master Data Management / Product Information Management application.

New Trending Research From Around The Globe

Instruct-IPT: All-in-One Image Processing Transformer via Weight Modulation – Paper
Consistency Flow Matching: Defining Straight Flows with Velocity Consistency- Paper
BeNeRF: Neural Radiance Fields from a Single Blurry Image and Event Stream – Paper
ScaleDreamer: Scalable Text-to-3D Synthesis with Asynchronous Score Distillation – Paper
InternLM-XComposer-2.5: A Versatile Large Vision Language Model Supporting Long-Contextual Input and Output – Paper
Context-Aware Video Instance Segmentation – Paper
Kolmogorov-Arnold Convolutions: Design Principles and Empirical Studies – Paper

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Start-Up Funding News

Nevada-based Sentient, an AI research organization fostering a new Open AGI Economy for AI Builders and Creators, raised $85M in Seed

China-based KargoBot, an autonomous driving company that aims to commercialize robotrucks in a sustainable and scalable manner, raised $83M in Series A

Georgia-based Prodia, a multimedia design software and developer of artificial intelligence that creates APIs and images, raised $15M in Seed

San Francisco-based UptimeAI, specializer in AI-based predictive maintenance software for heavy industries, raised over $19M in Series Funding

Seattle-based Phaidra, a provider AI and ML solutions to accelerate performance in large-scale industries, raised $12M in Series Funding

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Top AI Video

Secretary Blinken participates in “A Conversation on Artificial Intelligence (AI) at State”

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