ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of June 7th ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of June 7th
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 June 7th

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.

Open Data Science Blog Recap

  • Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Highlights AI’s Opportunities and Risks in Finance (Source)
  • OpenAI and DeepMind Employees Raise Alarms of AI Risks (Source)
  • NVIDIA Making Moves Toward AI-Powered Autonomous Machines (Source)
  • Hitachi and Microsoft Announce Strategic Partnership with Generative AI(Source)

AI News Highlights

Former OpenAI, Anthropic employees call for ‘right to warn’ on AI risks

Justice Department’s ‘deepfake’ concerns over Biden interview audio highlights AI misuse worries

Medical startup Sword Health announces AI that patients can talk to

Elon Musk ordered Nvidia to ship thousands of AI chips reserved for Tesla to X and xAI

Law Firms Start Training Summer Associates on Using Generative AI

Meta AI chief LeCun slams Elon Musk over ‘blatantly false’ predictions, spreading conspiracy theories

AI is imitating the dead and dying, raising new questions about grieving

Tech giants unveil next generation AI chips in Taiwan as competition heats up

The Artificial Intelligence Paradox

Evolent signs agreement to acquire artificial intelligence utilization management products and team from Machinify

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New Trending Open Source Projects

Android Open Project – A categorized collection of Android Open Source Projects, More powerful web version:

Easy Edit –  An Easy-to-use Knowledge Editing Framework for LLMs.

Game Zone – This open-source repository contains a collection of games built on basic tech stacks in web development. Use your creativity build your own game and contribute to the repository by making PR

Drifty – An Open-Source Interactive File Downloader System built with Java

ML Project Drug Review Dataset – An innovative machine learning project that utilizes patient reviews with many other attributes to analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of drugs.

Py-Avataars – Python component for Avataaars

New Trending Research From Around The Globe

Lean Workbook: A large-scale Lean problem set formalized from natural language math problems – Paper
Parameter-Inverted Image Pyramid Networks – Paper
UltraMedical: Building Specialized Generalists in Biomedicine – Paper
Matching Anything by Segmenting Anything – Paper
PaCE: Parsimonious Concept Engineering for Large Language Models – Paper
L-PR: Exploiting LiDAR Fiducial Marker for Unordered Low Overlap Multiview Point Cloud Registration – Paper
Docs2KG: Unified Knowledge Graph Construction from Heterogeneous Documents Assisted by Large Language Models – Paper
VISTA: Visualized Text Embedding For Universal Multi-Modal Retrieval – Paper
The CLRS-Text Algorithmic Reasoning Language Benchmark – Paper
Stereo-Depth Fusion through Virtual Pattern Projection – Paper

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Start-Up Funding News

Toronto-based Cohere, a provider of access to advanced Large Language Models and NLP tools through one easy-to-use API, raised over $800M in Series Funding

Beijing-based Zhipu AI,  a data and knowledge two-wheel drive artificial intelligence company, raised $400M in Series Funding.

South Korea-based 42dot, a mobility AI company that specializes in autonomous transportation and mobility solutions, raised over ₩1.4B in private funding.

California-based Pika, a startup that develops an AI-powered platform for editing and generating films from captions and still images, raised $135M in Series B

China-based DataExa,  a full-stack artificial intelligence empowerment platform, raised over CN¥700M in Series B

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