ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of May 31st ODSC’s AI Weekly Recap: Week of May 31st
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 May 31st

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

  • EU Watchdog Warns Financial Institutions to Take Full Responsibly when using AI (Source)
  • AI Tools Fueling Online Influence Operations, Reports OpenAI (Source)
  • Palantir Secures $480 Million DOD Deal for AI-Powered Maven Smart System Prototype (Source)
  • FCC Proposes AI Disclosure Regulation for Political Ads, Sparking Debate (Source)
  • Top Tech CEOs and Leaders Meet in Madrid for Secretive Bilderberg Meeting (Source)
  • 4 Major AI Updates from Google I/O 2024 (Source)

AI News Highlights

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September 5th to 6th, 2024 – London

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New Trending Open Source Projects

  • fabric is an open-source framework for augmenting humans using AI. It provides a modular framework for solving specific problems using a crowdsourced set of AI prompts that can be used anywhere.
  • Llama FS is a self-organizing file system with llama 3 
  • LLMC  makes LLM training in simple, raw C/CUDA
  • Corinna AI is an Ai Chatbot that acts like a sales rep 
  • Prefect is a workflow orchestration tool empowering developers to build, observe, and react to data pipelines
  • Ragapp is the easiest way to use Agentic RAG in any enterprise 
  • Dify is an open-source LLM app development platform. Dify’s intuitive interface combines AI workflow, RAG pipeline, agent capabilities, model management, observability features and more, letting you quickly go from prototype to production
  • FinRobot: An Open-Source AI Agent Platform for Financial Applications using LLMs

New Trending Research From Around The Globe

  • LLMs Meet Multimodal Generation and Editing: A Survey – Paper
  • EasyAnimate: A High-Performance Long Video Generation Method based on Transformer Architecture – Paper
  • Learning to Continually Learn with the Bayesian Principle – Paper
  • ReChorus2.0: A Modular and Task-Flexible Recommendation Library – Paper
  • ViG: Linear-complexity Visual Sequence Learning with Gated Linear Attention – Paper
  • Hardware-Aware Parallel Prompt Decoding for Memory-Efficient Acceleration of LLM Inference – Paper
  • Color Shift Estimation-and-Correction for Image Enhancement – Paper
  • DiG: Scalable and Efficient Diffusion Models with Gated Linear Attention – Paper
  • Instruct-ReID++: Towards Universal Purpose Instruction-Guided Person Re-identification – Paper
  • Universal and Extensible Language-Vision Models for Organ Segmentation and Tumor Detection from Abdominal Computed Tomography – Paper
  • Online Analytic Exemplar-Free Continual Learning with Large Models for Imbalanced Autonomous Driving Task – Paper

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Start-Up Funding News

  • California-based xAI, an AI company that develops a platform to accelerate human scientific discovery, raised over $6.1B in Series B
  • London-based FintechOS, a fintech company that provides retail banking overview, personal lending, mortgage automation, and general insurance, raised over $151M in Series B
  • Beijing-based PhiGent Robotics, a provider of autonomous driving solutions, raised over $74M in Series B
  • Tel Aviv-based Orca AI, an Artificial Intelligence company that develops a boat collision avoidance system for the maritime industry, raised over $36M in Series Funding
  • Montreal-based Maxa AI, provider of automated machine intelligence technology solutions, raised over $23M in Series A
  • Boston-based Maven AGI, a Generative AI platform to reimagine customer experience starting with support, raised $28M in Series A

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